Rank Advancement Worksheet Print this form from the Troop 682 Website. It is your responsibility to personally schedule each appointment. This form will follow you throughout the process to insure that your advancement is recorded accurately. The form will be returned to you for your records. Scout Name Scout Rank Scoutmaster Conference Date (Contact Mr. Hogan to schedule) Board of Review Date* (Contact Mr. Reilly to schedule) Advancement Form Completed Troopmaster 2000 Entry Completed *Your rank is effective on the date of your Board of Review. You will be officially recognized at the Court of Honor currently scheduled for . Retain this worksheet for your records. Rank Advancement Study Questions Your Board of Review will take 15-30 minutes depending on Rank. You will be asked many questions about your scouting experience. Below are a number of questions that you should prepare for in advance. In addition, every Scout appearing at a Board of Review will be expected to know The Scout Oath, The Scout Law, The Scout Motto, The Scout Slogan, and The Outdoor Code. Tenderfoot Scout Rank – You will be asked at least one of the following questions: 1. What does it mean for a Scout to be “Kind”? 2. What is “Philmont”? 2nd Class Scout Rank – You will be asked at least one of the following questions: 1. Who is Robert Baden-Powell? 2. What does it mean to say, “A Scout is “Trustworthy”? 3. What suggestions to you have for improving our troop? 1st Class Scout Rank – You will be asked at least one of the following questions: 1. What is the “Outdoor Code”? What does it mean to you? 2. What does it mean to say, “A Scout is “Courteous”? 3. How does a Scout fulfill his “Duty to Country”? 4. What is the Order of the Arrow? Star Scout Rank – You will be asked at least one of the following questions: 1. What does it mean for a Star Scout to “Be Prepared” on a daily basis? 2. Baden-Powell’s first Scout outing was located on an island off the coast of Great Britain; what was the name of the island? 3. The twelfth point of the Scout Law, a Scout is reverent, was added by whom? 4. Which President signed the bill for the BSA's Federal Charter? 5. The neckerchief slide is also called what? Life Scout Rank – You will be asked at least one of the following questions: 1. Why do you think that the three “Citizenship” merit badges are required for the Eagle Rank? 2. How has Scouting prepared you for the future? 3. Why do you think a Board of Review is required for rank advancement? 4. Why do you think that Scouting for Food is referred to as a “National Good Turn”? 5. In what year was Boy Scouts of America founded? **Occasionally, a Scout may be denied advancement at a Board of Review. This is rare and is usually the result of the Scout not being prepared. If you are denied advancement you will be told specifically what topics to work on and be given a date for a new Board of Review. This is usually three weeks after the original Board of Review.