NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR BOY SCOUT ADVANCEMENT
2010 Rank Requirements Changes
The Centennial Edition of the Boy Scout Hand will soon be available, and with the new handbook come several ran requirement changes that will be in effect as of January 1, 2010.
A Scout must teach another person how to tie a square knot using the EDGE model (explain, demonstrate, guide, and enable). He must also be able to discuss four specific examples of how he lived the points of the Scout Law in his daily life.
A Scout must discuss the principles of Leave No Trace and explain the factors to consider when choosing a patrol site and where to pitch a tent.
He must explain what respect is due the flaf of the United States of America.
He must again discuss four examples of how he lived four different points of the Scout Law in his daily life.
He must earn an amount of money agreed upon by the Scout and his parents and save at least 50 percent of it.
An addtional requirement to the 10 seperate troop/patrol activities states he must demonstrate the principles of Leave No Trace on these outings.
He must discuss four more examples of how he lived the remaining four points of the Scout Law in his daily life.
A Scout must use the EDGE model to teach a younger Scout a specific skill.
STAR, LIFE, and EAGLE
Troop Webmaster and Leave No Trace Trainer are two new leadership positions.
If you have questions, please contact the District Advancement Chair at Roundtable or via email.