- Meet age
requirements. Be a boy who has completed the fifth grade or is 11 years old, or
has earned the Arrow of Light Award but is under 18 years old.
- Complete a Boy
Scout application and health history signed by your parent or guardian.
- Find a Scout
troop near your home.
- Repeat the
Pledge of Allegiance.
the Scout sign, salute, and handshake.
tying the square knot (a joining knot).
- Understand and
agree to live by the Scout Oath,
Law, motto, and
the Outdoor Code.
- Describe the
- Complete the
pamphlet exercises. With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the
pamphlet How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide, located
in the scout handbook .
- 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