The following rank requirements take effect on January 1st, 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 flag of the United States.
- 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 additional requirement to the 10 separate 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 specified skill.
Star, Life, and Eagle
- Troop Webmaster and Leave No Trace trainer are two new leadership positions.
Yours in Scouting,
Antelope Valley District Executive - Boy Scouts of America