Boy Scout Eagle trail
Scout Badge Boy Scout joining requirements.
A Boy Scout or Varsity Scout is eligible for rank advancement up to his 18th birthday. A Male Venturer or Sea Scout who has achieved First Class rank in a Boy Scout troop or a Varsity Scout team may continue rank advancement up to his 18th birthday.
BSA 'V' emblem*
Venture Patrol Letter Available to youth Boy Scouts in troops with an active Venture patrol.
Varsity Scout Letter Available to youth and adult Varsity Scout team members.
*The BSA Internet Advancement online Web application groups the Varsity Scout letter with ranks.