| 1. Complete the fifth grade, or be 11 years old, or have earned
the Arrow of Light Award, but be younger than 18 years old. |
2. Submit a completed Boy Scout application and health history signed by your parent or guardian.
3. Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Demonstrate the Scout sign, salute, and handclasp.
5. Demonstrate tying the square knot (joining knot).
6. Understand and agree to live by the Scout Oath or promise, Law, motto, and slogan, and the Outdoor Code. 7. Describe the Scout badge.
8. With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet "How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse and Drug Abuse".
9. Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
| 1. Present yourself to your leader, properly dressed, before going
on an overnight camping trip. Show the camping gear you will use.
Show the right way to pack and carry it. |
2. Spend at least one night on a patrol or troop campout. Sleep in a tent you have helped pitch.
3. On the campout, assist in preparing and cooking one of your patrol's meals. Tell why it is important for each patrol member to share in meal preparation and cleanup, and explain the importance of eating together.
4a. Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
4b. Demonstrate that you know how to tie the following knots and tell what their uses are: two half hitches and the taut-line hitch.
5. Explain the rules of safe hiking, both on the highway and cross-country, during the day and at night. Explain what to do if you are lost.
6. Demonstrate how to display, raise, lower, and fold the American flag.
7. Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout Oath, Law, motto, and slogan.
8. Know your patrol name, give the patrol yell, and describe your patrol flag.
9. Explain why we use the buddy system in Scouting.
10a. Record your best in the following tests:
Standing long jump
10b. Show improvement in the activities listed in requirement 10a after practicing for 30 days.
11. Identify local poisonous plants; tell how to treat for exposure to them.
12a. Demonstrate the Heimlich maneuver and tell when it is used.
12b. Show first aid for the following:
Simple cuts and scratches
Blisters on the hand and foot
Minor burns or scalds (first-degree)
Bites or stings of insects and ticks
Frostbite and sunburn
13. Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
14. Complete your board of review.
1a. Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map.
Explain what map symbols mean.
* If you use a wheelchair or crutches, or if it is difficult for you to get around, you may substitute "trip" for "hike."
** This requirement may be waived by the troop committee for medical or safety reasons.
1. Demonstrate how to find directions during the day and at
night without using a compass.
*This requirement may be waived by the troop committee for medical or safety reasons.
1.Be active in your troop or patrol for at least 4 months as
a First Class Scout.
* The required list for Eagle has 15 merit badges in 12 categories. Any of the 15 may be used for this requirement.
| 1.Be active in your troop or patrol for at least 6 months as a
Star Scout. |
2.Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise) 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.
4.While a Star Scout, take part in service projects totaling at least 6 hours of work. These projects must be approved by your Scoutmaster.
5.While a Star Scout, serve actively 6 months in one or more of the troop positions of responsibility listed in requirement 5 for Star Scout (or carry out a Scoutmaster-assigned leadership project to help the troop).
6.Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
7.Complete your board of review.
1. Be active in your troop or patrol for at least 6 months as
a Life Scout.
4. While a Life Scout, serve actively for 6 months in one or more
of the following troop positions of responsibility:
5. While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others
in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or
your community. The project idea must be approved by your Scoutmaster
and troop committee and approved by the council or district before you start.
YOU MUST USE THE "Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook", No. 18-927,
IN MEETING THIS REQUIREMENT.