Upon joining, a scout must still meet the age requirements. Boy scouts of america shelved 2 times as boyscouts. Boy scout requirements by boy scouts of america staff 1956. New boy scout handbook, other boy scout program tweaks due. Boy scout handbook is the official handbook of scouts bsa. For varsity scouts working on boy scout requirements, replace troop. Occasionally, the requirements will not match those in the printed scout handbook, the annual scouts bsa requirements book, or some merit badge pamphlets because of the timing of their printing schedules. Side by side comparison of old versus new boy scout requirements. The book is designed for the cub and his parent or guardian to work together. The requirements for scout, tenderfoot, second class, and first class ranks may be worked on simultaneously. About boy scoutings required positions of responsibility. Jan 04, 2016 how are we supposed to switch boy scouts with pre 2016 partials in ranks to the now mandatory 2016 requirements. Scout rank requirementsomparable to the required arrow of light adventure, scouting adventure all requirements for the scout rank must be completed as a member of a troop.
Scouts of all ages converge to showcase their scouting skills. Read or download the boy scouts of america s most uptodate guide to safe scouting here. Scouts bsa rank requirements 2019 boy scouts of america. This page represents the requirements prior to january 1, 2019 for the current requirements click here. Scouts who joined the boy scouts of america on or after jan. How are we supposed to switch boy scouts with pre2016 partials in ranks to the now mandatory 2016 requirements. There are three major components of advancing from star to eagle merit badges, service, and. If thats the case, it would make sense for him to contact the camp and find out from them what the merit badge counselor expects scouts to do for the personal emergency service pack and family kit requirement. Scout rank requirementscomparable to the required arrow of light adventure, scoung adventure. Second class requirement 2d 2016 scout requirements. Scoutswho joined the boy scouts of america on or after jan. Requirements for the emergency preparedness merit badge. How are we supposed to switch boy scouts with pre 2016 partials in ranks to the now mandatory 2016 requirements. When i click on 2016 requirements it is blank and everything they have completed that would still apply is blank.
Scout is not currently a rank, but will become a rank effective jan. It is a descendant of badenpowells original handbook, scouting for boys, which has been the basis for scout handbooks in many countries, with some variations to the text of the book depending on each countrys codes and customs. This tracks boys from 11 year old new scouts to tenderfoot scouts to s. Bsa posted a document that gives a parallel comparison of existing requirements and requirements that will be effective jan 1, 2016. Check out the 2016 boy scout requirements faqs for information about how to handle this in your troop. Usually, a recruiter strip is awarded to a cub scout or boy scout the first time the scout recruits a friend, relative, classmate, or other acquaintance to join. Describe the safety procedures for using these types of stoves. Other merit badges, such as canoeing, have requirements specifically worded that they need to be completed before doing other requirements. Boy scouting is a wellestablished program rich with tradition. If a scout starts work after a new edition of scouts bsa requirements is issued. The requirements listed below are the current and official requirements of the boy scouts of america. Quicky look up the latest merit badge requirements for all.
Who are working on the tenderfoot through first class. Scout rank requirements omparable to the required arrow of light adventure, scouting adventure all requirements for the scout rank must be completed as a member of a troop. Tenderfoot rank requirements 20162017 us scouting service. Current merit badge pamphlet and requirement revision dates. If changes to merit badge requirements are introduced in a revised merit badge pamphlet after the january release of the boy scout requirements book, then the. Scout fair is free of charge and open to the public. Boys who have completed first class may complete the rank they are currently working on using the previous requirements, but then must convert to the new requirements for subsequent ranks.
You may choose any of the 17 merit badges on the required list for eagle to fulfill this requirement. What isnt changing current ranks and approach tenderfoot to first class earned concurrently. The guide to advancement 2015 and 2016 boy scout requirements are the official boy scouts of america sources on boy scout advancement procedures when there is a conflict between two published lists of requirements, such as boy scout requirements bsa publication no. When the cub completes all steps, he presents the book to his parish priest or the priests representative. Emergency preparednessor lifesaving swimming merit badge must be earned first 8. This edition offers more information than ever before and is a bsa requirement for all boy scouts. Second class requirement 2d 2016 explain when it is appropriate to use a lightweight stove and when it is appropriate to use a propane stove. This book can be purchased at your local boy scout shop. Boy scout advancement changes effective january 1, 2016. While a life scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility see footnote 11. The cub will be required to make a banner as part of the requirements.
The sam houston area council, boy scouts of america is hosting scout fair on april 4, 2020. The rank requirements in this book are official as of jan. A scout looks at the requirements at the back of the book that refers to the page number of that requirement. The 2016 boy scout rank requirements are now available online. Duty to god team tiger tiger bites tigers in the wild 2. Boy scout handbook 2016 the boy scouts of america on. Popular boy scouts books showing 150 of 74 night of the howling dogs hardcover. Families will enjoy visiting hundreds of interactive booths. There are three major components of advancing from star to eagle merit badges, service, and positions of responsibility. Alternate requirements for the first class rank are available for scouts with physical or mental disabilities if they meet the criteria listed on page of this i. Tiger tiger tiger badge requirements effective december 2016 1. Bear badge requirements effective december 2016 rank advancement is awarded when each scout has done the following. Scout rank the scout badge transitions from its widely misunderstood status as a joining badge to a nearly fullfledged rank nearly in my opinion only because it.
Transition rules for the star, life, and eagle ranks. The official online store of the boy scouts of america. This afternoon the 2016 boy scout requirements were released in scoutbook. Star to eagle scout earned sequentially use of merit badge programfa what is changing scout will become a rank additions. Requirements for boy scout ranks us scouting service. Light the stove, unless prohibited by local fire restrictions. Jul 14, 2015 i found the new requirements in this pdf 2016 boy scout requirementsparallel comparison. New boy scout handbook and requirements book to be released january 2016. Life requirement 3 2016 earn five more merit badges so that you have 11 in all, including any three additional merit badges from the required list for eagle. Boy scouts will tell about their duty to god at each rank from tenderfoot to eagle scout plus eagle scout palms. Public 2016 rank insert boy scout troop 701 fond du lac.
My boy scout requirements 19931995 book charts the minimum required. Jul 31, 2015 i found the new requirements in this pdf 2016 boy scout requirementsparallel comparison. The official bsa website for scouting in the us scout rank. Who are working on the tenderfoot through first class ranks may continue to follow the old. Quicky look up the latest merit badge requirements for all 8 merit badges by name or category. Scoutbook 2020 scouts bsa merit badge requirements. Emergency preparedness merit badge boy scout trail. That category included the majority of the books reissued in the new color format in. A boy scout carries a campaign sign following the closing of the 2016 republican national convention in cleveland, ohio. If a scout has started work toward a rank before that date using requirements that were current before jan. Bear claws bear necessities fellowship and duty to god fur, feathers, and ferns. Occasionally, the requirements will not match those in the printed scout handbook, the annual scouts bsa requirements book, or some merit badge pamphlets because of the timing of.
T he rank requirements in this book are official as of jan. When i click on 2016 requirements it is blank and everything they have completed that would. Each council establishes the procedure for awarding the strip, so please check with your local council office or unit leader. Transitioning to the 2016 boy scout requirements 7282014 based on the work of the strategic plan goal 411 task force, a new set of boy scout requirements will become effective on january 1st, 2016. New boy scout handbook, other boy scout program tweaks due in. Timing for the release and implementation of the new requirements will be as follows. No text in the right column indicates a new requirement. The boy scout handbook boy scouts of america, explains the advantages, responsibilities and membership requirements of scouting and provides the requirements and possible projects for earning skill awards and merit badges.
Boy scout requirements by boy scouts of america staff. As bsa revises their merit badges always effective january 1, this spreadsheet will not only update to reflect the new requirements, but it will also keep a copy of the old requirements for one calendar year to allow scouts to finish up their partials, as per bsa policy. Who are working on the tenderfoot through first class ranks may. The requirements for the scout, tenderfoot, second class, and first class ranks may be worked on simultaneously. I found the new requirements in this pdf 2016 boy scout requirementsparallel comparison. Sign up today to earn your boy scout medicine merit badge. Mar 22, 2017 this boy scout excel spreadsheet is a workbook of free spreadsheets developed by evan clements, a scout leader in the hobble creek district, utah national parks council. Search and rescue sar merit badge, kayaking merit badge, welding merit badge. Alternative requirements for the scout rank are available for scouts with physical or mental disabilities if they meet the criteria listed in the scouts bsa requirements book. Any progress toward a rank that is begun after jan. How the nimsics can assist a boy scout troop when responding in a disaster. Faqs on using the new boy scout requirements the boy scout. Public useful links boy scout troop 23 north attleboro. The number of service hours for tenderfootfirst class has increased, and 3 hours for life must be conservationrelated.692 1446 958 408 999 36 987 737 1006 763 554 586 461 1617 151 40 42 1430 1077 1142 616 73 1504 969 179 309 366 4 440 470 1457 949 1161 1441 464 492 90 1014 882 597