ATTENTION ALL SCOUTERS. NATIONAL HAS ISSUED NEW AND UPDATED RANK ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR TENDERFOOT, SECOND CLASS, AND FIRST CLASS RANKS.
All requirements that are new or updated are effective immediately for all scouts unless that Scout started working on those rank requirements before January 1, 2008.
At the web address below you will be able to access all the updates.
Hopefully the link works up their if not just copy the entire web address or go to scouting.org
These Rank advancement changes are not major things to sweat over, it is just like National reviewing a certain set of Merit Badges each year expect for the fact that it deals with Rank Advancement. These changes are for the betterment and growth of the program.
Don't frown, Yes First Class had the biggest changes but what can you do about it. Yeah you can complain but is that truthfully the best thing to do. These requirements are their to reflect new ideas that are necessary for Boys to learn in order to keep pace with this information superhighway world.
Yours in Scouting
Junior Assistant Scoutmaster