You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 135 merit badges.
Boy Scouting provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. The Boy Scout plans his advancement and progresses at his own pace as he meets each challenge. Download a printable checklist of scout rank requirements or view requirements for individual ranks below.
- Second Class
- First Class
See also: Eagle Scout Rank Application Process.