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Revision as of 19:07, November 4, 2008

Life Rank

 
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Life rank requirements

  1. Be active in your unit (and patrol if you are in one) for at least six months as a Star Scout.
  2. Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath and Scout Law in your everyday life.
  3. Earn five more merit badges (so that you have 11 in all), including any three more from the required list for Eagle.
    ___________________________________ (required for Eagle)**
    ___________________________________ (required for Eagle)**
    ___________________________________ (required for Eagle)**
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  1. While a Star Scout, take part in service projects totaling at least six hours of work. These projects must be approved by your Scoutmaster.
  2. While a Star Scout, serve actively in your unit for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility*** listed in requirement 5 for Star Scout (or carry out a Scoutmaster-assigned leadership project to help the troop).
  3. While a Star Scout, use the EDGE method to teach another Scout (preferably younger than you) the skills from ONE of the following seven choices, so that he is prepared to pass those requirements to his unit leader's satisfaction.
    1. Second Class – 7a and 7c (first aid)
    2. Second Class – 1a (outdoor skills)
    3. Second Class – 3c, 3d, 3e, and 3f (cooking/camping)
    4. First Class – 8a, 8b, 8c, and 8d (first aid)
    5. First Class – 1, 7a, and 7b (outdoor skills)
    6. First Class – 4a, 4b, and 4d (cooking/camping)
    7. Three requirements from one of the required for Eagle merit badges, as approved by your unit leader.
  4. Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
  5. Successfully complete your board of review.****


* For Varsity Scouts working on Boy Scout requirements, replace "troop" with "team" and "Scoutmaster" with "Varsity Scout Coach." For Venturers working on Boy Scout requirements, replace "troop" with "crew" and "Scoutmaster" with "Crew Advisor." For Sea Scouts working on Boy Scout requirements, replace "troop" with "ship" and "Scoutmaster" with "Skipper."
** A Scout may choose any of the 17 required merit badges in the 13 categories to fulfill requirement 3. See requirement 3 in the Eagle Scout rank requirements for a list of badges required for Eagle.
*** Assistant patrol leader is not an approved position of responsibility for the Life rank.
**** If the board of review does not approve the Scout’s advancement, the decision may be appealed in accordance with Guide to Advancement topic 8.0.4.0.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2015 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 620714)

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