- Demonstrate how to find directions during the day and at night without
using a compass.
- Using a compass, complete an orienteering course that covers at least
one mile and requires measuring the height and/or width of designated items
(tree, tower, canyon, ditch, etc.)
- Since joining, have participated in ten separate troop/patrol activities
(other than troop/patrol meetings), three of which included camping overnight.
- Help plan a patrol menu for one campout that includes at least one
breakfast, one lunch, and one dinner and that requires cooking at least
two meals. Tell how the menu includes the foods from the food
pyramid and meets nutritional needs.
- Using the menu planned in requirement 4a, make a list showing the
cost and food amounts needed to feed three or more boys and secure the
- Tell which pans, utensils, and other gear will be needed to cook
and serve these meals.
- Explain the procedures to follow in the safe handling and storage
of fresh meats, dairy products, eggs, vegetables, and other perishable
food products. Tell how to properly dispose of camp garbage, cans,
plastic containers, and other rubbish.
- On one campout, serve as your patrol's cook. Supervise your
assistant(s) in using a stove or building a cooking fire. Prepare the
breakfast, lunch, and dinner planned in requirement 4a. Lead your
patrol in saying grace at the meals and supervise cleanup.
- Visit and discuss with a selected individual approved by your
leader (elected official, judge, attorney, civil servant, principal, teacher)
your constitutional rights and obligations as a U.S. citizen.
- Identify or show evidence of at least ten kinds of native plants found
in your community.
- Discuss when you should and should not use lashings
- Demonstrate tying the timber hitch and clove hitch and their use
in square, shear, and diagonal lashings by joining two or more poles
or staves together.
- Use lashing to make a useful camp gadget.
- Demonstrate tying the bowline knot and describe several ways it
can be used.
- Demonstrate bandages for a sprained ankle. and for injuries on the
head, the upper arm, and the collarbone.
- Show how to transport by yourself, and with one other person, a
- from a smoke-filled room
- with a sprained ankle, for at least 25 yards.
- Tell the five most common signals of a heart attack. Explain the steps
(procedures) in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- Tell what precautions must be taken for a safe trip afloat.
- Successfully complete the
BSA swimmer test.
- With a helper and a practice victim, show a line rescue both as
tender and rescuer. (The practice victim should be approximately
30 feet from shore in deep water.)
- Demonstrate scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise)
and Scout Law in your everyday life.
- Tell someone who is eligible to join Boy Scouts, or an inactive
Boy Scout, about your troop's activities. Invite him to a troop outing,
activity, service project or meeting. Tell him how to join, or encourage
the inactive Boy Scout to become active.
- Describe the three things you should avoid doing related to use of the Internet. Describe a cyberbully and how you should respond to one.
- Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
- Complete your board of review.