Boy Scout Archives: Life Requirement 6 - EDGE Method
While a Star Scout, use the EDGE method to teach a younger Scout the skills from ONE of the following seven choices, so that he is prepared to pass those requirements to his unit leader’s satisfaction.
- Second Class – 7a and 7c (first aid)
- Second Class – 1a (outdoor skills)
- Second Class – 3c, 3d, 3e, and 3f (cooking/camping)
- First Class – 8a, 8b, 8c, and 8d (first aid)
- First Class – 1, 7a, and 7b (outdoor skills)
- First Class – 4a, 4b, and 4d (cooking/camping)
- Three requirements from one of the Eagle-required merit badges, as approved by your unit leader.
The Eagle Court of Honor Book The Eagle Court of Honor Book is the complete guide to Scouting's greatest moment. It covers every aspect of staging an Eagle Scout court of honor.
The Scoutmaster's Other Handbook Proven ideas for building strong, successful, sustainable troops that truly achieve the promise of Scouting - from meetings and outings to administration.
Klutz Book of Knots I have to admit that knots are not my strong suit. This book has really helped me learn the various knots I needed to teach to my Cub Scouts.
My Favorite Knot Book This book was recommended a few years ago when I went to Cub Scout BALOO training. I am not a "knot person". I can watch someone do a knot and repeat it, but an hour later it is forgotten.
Helps 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.
Scouting’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.
Knot 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.