Boy Scout Archives: Boy Scout Life Rank

Life is the fifth rank a Boy Scout can earn. It is earned after Star. A Scout working on life continues to develop leadership, participates in service projects, and earns merit badges.


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Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingTroop Youth Leadership Seminar  We are particularly encouraging all of the new youth leaders to attend, but the seminar will be open to the whole troop. Hopefully some of the members will be inspired to apply for one of the open positions.

 

Family Life Merit BadgeFamily Life Merit Badge for Boy Scouts  I like this badge because it makes them think about the many aspects of being a member of a family, from pitching in on chores to considering outside influences on our families.

 

US FlagScouting For Food  The featured core value for Cub Scouts for the month of November is citizenship. Our Pack will help encourage citizenship in our Cub Scouts by participating in the local Scouting for Food program.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingWhat Is a Board of Review?  When a Scout has completed all of the requirements for a rank, he must appear before a board of review. A board of review is NOT the same as a Scoutmaster Conference but just with more people.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingWhat Is a Scoutmaster Conference?  One thing which sometimes throws new Scouts (and their parents) off guard is the Scoutmaster Conference. What in the world is a Scoutmaster Conference? Am I going to have to tie knots? What if I get nervous and forget how?!!!

 

Badge for Life Boy Scout RankHelps and Requirements for the Life Rank  Life is the fifth rank a Boy Scout can earn. It is earned after Star. A Scout working on life continues to develop leadership, participates in service projects, and earns merit badges.

 

Boy Scouts of AmericaScouting’s Teaching EDGE (BSA Edge Method)  The latest Boy Scout requirements for Tenderfoot and Life ranks require the Scout to use the EDGE method. This is a four step method for teaching a skill. It is sometimes called Scouting’s Teaching EDGE.

 

RopeKnot Terminology  It is helpful to go over the terminology with Scouts before working on learning a knot. That way we have a common vocabulary to start with.

 

PlanningPlanning with Boy Scout Youth Leadership  Help your Boy Scout youth leadership plan ahead by giving them a blank meeting plan template to fill in during their PLC meetings. Download a printable copy here.

 

Norman Rockwell's Boy Scout paintingDefining and Prioritizing Boy Scout Youth Leadership Positions  Setting clear expectations for the youth leadership positions in a troop helps the youth members set goals. Some troops might also benefit from prioritizing the order positions are filled.