scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Eagle Requirements & Merit Badges
Bill Nelson (bnelson45@HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 05 2000 - 17:38:27 CDT
On Wed, 5 Apr 2000 18:36:00 -0400, Paul S. Wolf <paul.s.wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU> wrote:
>> In a message dated 4/5/2000 1:43:36 PM EST, bnelson45@HOTMAIL.COM writes:
>> > 1st Class Scout who has earned 9 Eagle required badges and no
>> > optional badges. Can I award him a Star Rank?
>> Absolutely! Star requires 6 MBs, of which AT LEAST 4 must from the
>> req. list. Just as you can count Lifesaving as req. and Emerg. Prep.
>> as optional (or, of course, visey versey) for Eagle, a required badge
>> beyond the needed number would count as optional for that rank.
>And just to be sure everyone is clear, if the 6 merit badges a boy has
>for Star are Emerg. Prep., Lifesaving, Swimming, Cycling, Hiking, and
>First Aid, he STILL meets the requirement, even though when he gets to
>Eagle, he must list 3 of those 6 (Hiking, Cycling and Emerg. Prep. for
>example) as Electives since they are options for two others (Lifesaving
>and Swimming in the example).
>Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
>Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org
Thanks everyone. To keep the example going a bit longer...
If he has 6 Eagle badges as badges for Star and earns 2 optional badges between Star and Life, can he 'replace' two of the optional badges for Star and reuse 2 of the eagle badges for Life?