To achieve the rank of Star Scout, a Scout must be active in his troop or patrol
for at least 4 months as a First Class Scout, must earn 6 merit badges (including
any 4 from the required list for Eagle), complete 6 hours of service
work, and serve actively for 4 months in a position of responsibility within
his troop, team or ship.
*Additional requirements at these levels includes demonstrating Scout spirit by living
the Scout Oath and Law in everyday life, taking part in a Scoutmaster conference, and
successfully completing the board of review required at that level.