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NOTE: These requirements may be worked on simultaneously with
those for Second Class and First Class; however these ranks must be
earned in sequence.
- Present yourself to your leader, properly dressed,
before going on an overnight camping trip. Show the camping gear you
will use. Show the right way to pack and carry it.
- Spend at least one night on a patrol or troop campout. Sleep in
a tent you have helped pitch.
on a ground bed you have prepared.
- On the campout, assist in preparing and cooking one
of your patrol's meals. Tell why it is important for each
patrol member to share in meal preparation and cleanup, and
explain the importance of eating together.
- a. Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
- b. Demonstrate you know how to tie the following knots
and tell what their uses are: two half
hitches and the tautline hitch.
- Explain the rules of safe hiking, both on
the highway and cross-country, during the day and at
night. Explain what to do if you are lost.
- Demonstrate how to display, raise, lower, and fold the
- Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout
Oath, Law, motto,
- Know your patrol name, give the patrol yell, and
describe your patrol flag.
- Explain why we use the buddy system in Scouting.
- a. Record your best in the following tests:
- Standing long jump
- 1/4 mile walk/run
approximately one quarter
- b. Show improvement in the activities listed in
after practicing for 30 days.
- Identify local poisonous plants; tell how to treat
for exposure to them.
- a. Demonstrate the Heimlich maneuver and tell when it
- b. Show first aid for the following:
- Simple cuts and scratches
- Blisters on the hand and foot
- Minor burns or scalds (first degree)
- Bites and stings of insects and ticks
- Poisonous snakebite
- Frostbite and Sunburn
- Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
- Complete your board of review
Requirements for the Tenderfoot rank are available for
Scouts with physical or mental disabilities if they meet the criteria
listed in the Boy Scout Requirements book. (No. 33215B)
Please note that Requirement
14 - (Complete your Board of Review) MAY be done AFTER the Scout' has
reached age 18. All other requirements must be completed BEFORE the
Scout's 18th Birthday.