This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
Life Requirement 3 - Earn Five More Merit Badges
Earn 5 more merit badges (so that you have 11 in all), including any 3 more from the required list for Eagle.
Life is the fifth rank a Boy Scout can earn. It is earned after Star. A Scout working on the rank of Life continues to develop leadership, participates in service projects, and earns merit badges. He must also share his skills by using the EDGE method to teach another Scout.