- Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map. Explain what
map symbols mean.
- Using a compass and a map together, take a 5-mile hike (or 10 miles by
bike) approved by your adult leader and your parent or guardian.*
- Since joining, have participated in five separate troop/patrol
activities (other than troop/patrol meetings), two of which included
- On one of these campouts, select your patrol site and sleep in a tent
that you pitched.
- On one campout, demonstrate proper care, sharpening, and use of the
knife, saw, and ax, and describe when they should be used.
- Use the tools listed in requirement 2c to prepare tinder, kindling,
and fuel for a cooking fire.
- Discuss when it is appropriate to use a cooking fire and a lightweight
stove. Discuss the safety procedures for using both.
- Demonstrate how to light a fire and a lightweight stove.
- On one campout, plan and cook over an open fire one hot breakfast or
lunch for yourself, selecting foods from the four basic food groups.
Explain the importance of good nutrition. Tell how to transport, store,
and prepare the foods you selected.
- Participate in a flag ceremony for your school, religious institution,
chartered organization, community, or troop activity.
- Participate in an approved (minimum of one hour) service project.
- Identify or show evidence of at least ten kinds of wild animals (birds,
mammals, reptiles, fish, mollusks) found in your community.
- Show what to do for "hurry" cases of stopped breathing,
serious bleeding, and internal poisoning.
- Prepare a personal first aid kit to take with you on a hike.
- Demonstrate first aid for the following:
- Object in the eye
- Bite of a suspected rabid animal
- Puncture wounds from a splinter, nail, and fish hook
- Serious burns (second degree)
- Heat exhaustion
- Heatstroke, dehydration, hypothermia, and hyperventilation
- Tell what precautions must be taken for a safe swim.
- Demonstrate your ability to jump feet first into water over your head
in depth, level off and swim 25 feet on the surface, stop, turn sharply,
resume swimming, then return to your starting place.**
- Demonstrate water rescue methods by reaching with your arm or leg, by
reaching with a suitable object, and by throwing lines and objects.**
Explain why swimming rescues should not be attempted when a reaching or
throwing rescue is possible, and explain why and how a rescue swimmer
should avoid contact with the victim.
- Participate in a school, community, or troop program on the dangers of
using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, and other practices that could be harmful
to your health. Discuss your participation in the program with your family.
- Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise) and Scout Law
in your everyday life.
- Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
- Complete your board of review
* If you use a wheelchair or crutches, or if it is difficult
for you to get around, you may substitute "trip" for "hike"
in requirement 1b.
** This requirement may be waived by the troop committee for medical or safety
Note: Alternative requirements for the Second Class and First Class
ranks are available for Scouts with physical or mental disabilities if they meet
the criteria listed on Alternate
Requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class Ranks.
All requirements taken from Boy Scout Requirements, #33215E, revised
© 2002 Boy Scouts of America
Home | About
Troop 30 | Trips
& Outings | Advancement
| Calendar | Contact