ALL BOY SCOUTS SHOULD BE USING THE REQUIREMENTS IN THE NEW HANDBOOK

With the new school year beginning we are starting to get some questions on the Boy Scout Requirements.

See the following links for assistance in answering questions in your area

All Boy Scouts should have switched to the 2016 requirements on January 1, 2017:

New requirements mandatory as of Jan. 1, 2017

New requirements mandatory as of Jan. 1, 2017

The BSA made some changes that went into effect January 1, 2017:

Here’s a complete list of 2017 Boy Scout requirement changes

Here’s a complete list of 2017 Boy Scout requirement changes

In addition, the BSA just made some changes that reduced the number of required campouts for 2nd and 1st class. They went into effect August 1, 2017:

Revised campout requirements for Second Class, First Class

Revised campout requirements for Second Class, First Class

Scouts can no longer use the 2013 requirements.