Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: What ARE the Eagle required badges?
Re: What ARE the Eagle required badges?
Tue, 3 Nov 1998 15:20:40 -0700
In message <Pine.GSO.3.96.981102170927.8623F-100000@LuciaDiLammermoor.acsu.buf
alo.edu>, Donald R Izard said:
> The CURRENT required merit badge LIST ONLY applies to those scouts
> that already have earned LIFE - since they could not complete
> Eagle requirements before April 1 - in not already life.
> So for ALL scouts - not already Life rank the required merit badges
> as posted on the NATIONAL BSA (official) Website apply!
I do not believe this is 100% accurate. As I understand it, a First Class or
Star Scout with the Safety or Sports merit badge can still count it as an
Eagle-required badge for Star or Life Boards of Review that occur before
April 1, 1999. After that date, only the new Eagle-required badges count.
Scoutmaster, Troop 70, Longs Peak Council, BSA
Boulder, CO, USA
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