Life EDGE Method Requirement

Badge for Life Boy Scout RankWhile 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.
Klutz Book of Knots

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.

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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.

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