scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Age and advancement
MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle (blkeagle@USSCOUTS.ORG
Tue Apr 27 1993 - 18:42:21 CDT
David Kenison wrote and asked:
>Is there a requirement about the age a scout must be when he earns first
>class, in order to be able to advance to star?
No, there's not.
>Obviously, the age 18 for
>general rank advancement is fixed, but are there additional limits?
There are no additional age limits whatsoever. Each Scout advances at his
own rate and speed. This is why we have 18 year old Eagle Scouts and 12.8
year old Eagle Scouts.
ALL of the requirements for ALL of the advancements are explained in detail
both in the current Boy Scouts Requirements booklet as well as in the
current Boy Scout Handbook.
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
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