new rank requirements for 2010
The centennial edition of the Boy Scout Handbook will
soon be available, and with the new handbook come several rank
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 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.
SCOUTS & ADULTS:
Please remember to turn out the lights at the church when you leave.
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Shoreline Soup Kitchen Dates:
4/2, 9/17 and 11/19...
Meet in the
church parking lot at 7 am to leave by 7:15 am
to carpool to Old Lyme Soup Kitchen.
note from the senior patrol leaders:
As always, scout activities are a need
to contact them, the adults will have phones
available. Also if you come to any camping
events wearing sneakers, you will be sent home to get boots.
What Makes a Trained
when they have
completed New Leader
and Introduction to
trained when they
have completed New
and the Troop
as their Leader