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New 2016 Rank Requirements

posted Dec 29, 2015, 6:44 PM by Riley l.
Scouts, the BSA has set new rank requirements that take effect Jan. 1, 2016. You may continue to follow the 2015 requirements for the rank you are currently working towards. After your first board of review in 2016, you must complete the new requirements for your next rank.

Example: If you are currently a 2nd class scout, you will continue to complete the requirements in your scout book for 1st class. You do not need to complete the new 2016 1st class requirements. You will then need to complete the new 2016 requirements for Star Scout and each rank thereafter.

There is no need to buy a new scout handbook. Once the BSA publishes the new handbook, we'll make copies of the new requirement pages for each scout to tape over the old requirements.

You can view the new requirements here:


Troop Committee