Frequently Asked Questions

When does a Scout have to earn his First Class Rank to become eligible for election?
The Guide for Officers and Advisers says:

… hold the First Class rank or higher of the Boy Scouts of America …

To ensure that the Scout will be able to handle the challenges of the Ordeal weekend and to uphold the Order’s standing as Scouting’s national honor society, each candidate must have passed a board of review for the First Class rank before the election is held. Any Scout who has passed his First Class board of review meets this requirement, even if the award has not been formally presented, such as at a court of honor.

Last Updated 6 years ago

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