Requirements by rank through first class based on 13th addition handbook.

Boy Scout Handbook (13th edition) Requirements through First Class

And page numbers (for related information)

Scout Rank

1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 2a 2b 2c 2d

11-18 15 18-19 19-20 223-4 60 24,32-33,42-3,420-3 412-5 27-8,439-452 28,416-7,454-6

3a 3b 4a 4b 5 6

25 26 364-7 360-2 379-381 407-9

Tenderfoot Rank

1a (1b) 1c 2a 2b 2c 3a 3b 3c 3d 4a

267-73 223-4 301,304-5,307-9 307-9 304-5 365,145 366,369 367,369 380-1,386 (125)125-6(136-7)131-3(129)

126-7(140-1,136-7)120-1,123

4b 4c 4d 5a 5b 5c 6a,b,c 7a 7b 8 9

127,191-2 Log,125 108 29,160-1,172,404 253-5 252-3 77-81 56-60 68-69 38,365 11-16

Second Class Rank

1a 1b 1c 2a 2b,c 2d 2e 2f 2g 3a

Log 224-234 265-6 223,226,231,266,303-4,387-93 388-92 392-3 290-308 370 369-370 332-9,343

3b 3c 3d 4 5a 5b 5c 5d 6a

343-5 125-133,142,252 354-7 200-210,X 158-61 161-70 177-9 180-1 133-4(128)134-5(136-7)139(114,123-4)139-41,135-6

6b 6c 6d 6e 7a,b, c 8a 8b 8c,d,e 9a 9b 10

115-124 150-1,X 111-24,150-4 152 Log, 94-98 56-61 58-61 Log 28-29,395-409,400-2 404-6 Log

First Class Rank

1a 1b 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e 3a 3b 3c 3d

Log 233-4,Log 290-300,311-25 Log 302-3,312-3,321,324 300-1,306-9 Log 359,372,X 367-8 373-6 371-8

4a 4b 5a 5b 5c 5d 6a 6b 6c 6d 6e 7a

328-54 345-55 188-199,X 212-8 160,215-8,X see 5b,c 160-70,mb 172-4 174-5 176 177-80 142,mb,X

7b 7c 7d 7e 7f 8a,b 9a,b,c 9d

142,148-150,mb,X 116-9 154-5 153-5 240,294 Log Log Log(464)

Abbreviations:

Log = Record activities, responses, answers permanently in your personal “Log” or journal.

This “Log” should be kept for future reference in a binder or notebook for your entire time in Scouting and

should include complete records of camping (places, dates, comments), hiking (places, dates, mileage),

service(places, dates, description of activity and names of others involved in the service), merit badges (date,

notes, counselor name, and comments), leadership (office, dates, activities and accomplishments) and other

significant Scouting activities and projects. Your “Log” will be useful when you work on certain merit badges and

when you need information for Boards of Review and Scoutmaster Conferences.

mb = Consult related merit badge pamphlet

X = Answer(s)/background seem to be missing from the Scout Handbook 8/19/16 version