Become A Scout
In order to become a Scout, you must:
At your first troop meeting, your Scoutmaster will explain the following joining requirements of the Boy Scouts of America:Scout Badge
Meet the age requirements. Be a youth who is 11 years old, or one who has completed the fifth grade or earned the Arrow of Light Award and is at least 10 years old, but is not yet 18 years old.
Find a Scout troop near your home.
Complete a Scout application and health history signed by your parent or guardian.
Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance.
Demonstrate the Scout sign, salute, and handshake.
Demonstrate tying the square knot (a joining knot).
Understand and agree to live by the Scout Oath or Promise, Law, motto, and slogan, and the Outdoor Code.
Describe the Scout badge.
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.
Turn in your Scout application and health history form signed by your parent or guardian, then participate in a Scoutmaster conference.