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RANK REQUIREMENT CHANGES

Effective: January 1, 1998

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Tenderfoot
Second Class
First Class
Star
Life
Eagle


TenderfootTenderfoot Rank Requirements:

In requirement 9a, the "Run/walk" distance has been changed from "500 yards" to "approximately one quarter mile." 

"Complete your board of review" has been added as the final requirement. (Requirement 13) 

NOTE:  This change does NOT supersede the rule permitting a Board of Review after the Scout's 18th birthday, if all other requirements have been completed before that date. 

Second Class Rank Requirements:

"Complete your board of review" has been added as the final requirement. (Requirement 11)

NOTE:  This change does NOT supersede the rule permitting a Board of Review after the Scout's 18th birthday, if all other requirements have been completed before that date. 

First Class Rank Requirements:

In requirement 8c, "broken leg" has been changed to "sprained ankle." 

"Complete your board of review" has been added as the final requirement. (Requirement 12)

NOTE:  This change does NOT supersede the rule permitting a Board of Review after the Scout's 18th birthday, if all other requirements have been completed before that date. 

Star Rank Requirements:

"Complete your board of review" has been added as the final requirement. (Requirement 7)

NOTE:  This change does NOT supersede the rule permitting a Board of Review after the Scout's 18th birthday, if all other requirements have been completed before that date. 

Life Rank Requirements:

"Complete your board of review" has been added as the final requirement. (Requirement 7)

NOTE:  This change does NOT supersede the rule permitting a Board of Review after the Scout's 18th birthday, if all other requirements have been completed before that date. 

Eagle Rank Requirements:

"Complete your board of review" has been added as the final requirement. (Requirement 7)

NOTE:  This change does NOT supersede the rule permitting a Board of Review after the Scout's 18th birthday, if all other requirements have been completed before that date. 


This analysis was originally prepared as a service to Scouts and Scouters nationwide by:
Bruce E. Cobern
Advancement Chairman
Founders District
Queens Council
Greater New York Councils
Boy Scouts of America

The information was edited, rearranged, and converted to HTML by:
Paul S. Wolf
Advancement Committee
Winding Rivers District
Greater Cleveland Council
Boy Scouts of America

Copies may be freely distributed, so long as the author and editor are acknowledged.


Page updated on: August 03, 2007

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