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Boy Scout Troop 1372
(Manassas Park, Virginia)
 
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Receiving the Scout Badge


As a new Scout, get a jump on the Scouting Badge.  These two documents are all you need to get your Scout Badge.
  • Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Demonstrate the Scout sign, salute, and handshake.
  • Demonstrate tying the square knot (a joining knot).
  • Understand and agree to live by the Scout Oath or Promise, Scout Law, motto and slogan, and the Outdoor Code.
  • Describe the Scout Badge.
  • Complete the pamphlet exercises.  With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet, How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse.
  • Participate in a Scoutmaster Conference.  Turn in your Boy Scout application and health history form signed by your parent or guardian, then participate in a Scoutmaster Conference.

Complete these and you will receive your Scout Badge!
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BSA-How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse - A Parent’s Guide.pdf How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse  
Scout Badge Requirements.pdf Scout Badge Requirements Pamphlet  

Tenderfoot to First Class



Interesting set of work sheets from on-line scouting source--PLEASE check to ensure these are current and complete.  These work sheets are a great way to jumpstart your next rank advancement.

Pick a topic, event, or activity that sparks your interest and have fun!! Remember, you can always "work ahead" on your advancement--check out our Troop Calendar to see the monthly theme, upcoming merit badge, or other events.  

We need your feedback, so if there is an activity or event we need to include--please reach out to your Patrol or Adult Leaders!!
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First-Class.docx  
Second-Class.docx  
Tenderfoot.docx  

1st Class Advancement Schedule


Attached below is an example schedule you can follow in order to acheive the rank of 2nd class, or even 1st class, within 6 months.  The document was written using the 2013 edition of the Boy Scout Handbook.  Always refer to your own handbook or the web site linked below for the exact requirements because these change a little bit every year.  Have fun!

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards.aspx
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Rank advancement worksheet.docx  

Conducting a Board of Review



After a Scout has completed the requirements for any rank or Eagle Palm, he appears before a board of review. Its purpose is to determine the quality of his experience and to also encourage him to continue the quest for the next rank or Palm. Troop 1372 hosts a monthly board of review, to assure Scouts are not delayed in beginning time-oriented requirements for the next rank. Attached is A Guide to Conducting Boards of Review, dated October 2014.

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A Guide for Conducting a Board of Review v4 pdf.pdf