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Each January, The Boy Scouts of America announces requirement changes. The following ranks are changing: Second Class, First Class, Star, Life, Eagle, and the Eagle Scout Rank - Alternate Requirements.

In addition, many merit badges are changing again this year including: Astronomy, Automotive Maintenance, Bird Study, Chess, Citizenship in the Community, Communication, Composite Materials, Dog Care, Emergency Preparedness, Fire Safety, Fishing, Gardening, Hiking, Home Repairs, Law, Oceanography, Orienteering, Photography, Safety, Wilderness Survival, and Wood Carving.

Two new merit badges, Kayaking and Search and Rescue, were added in 2012.

See the 2013 Boy Scout Requirement Changes for details.
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Cover of the 2nd edition of the Boy Scout Handbook,
published from 1914-27
Scouting news
  • Nov 2015: New NYLT patch, Trained patch available to youth now as well as adults
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  • January 1st – Happy New Year!
  • January 12, 1910 – Girl Guides created in England
  • January 8, 1941 – Baden-Powell dies in Nyeri, Kenya, where he spent the last few years of his life
  • January 24, 1908 – Scouting for Boys is first published
  • January 1941 – Air Scouts created (later became Air Explorers then Aviation Explorers, then Aviation Career Exploring as part of the Learning for Life organization)


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