Positions of Responsibility for the Eagle Scout Award

In the latest printing of the Scouts BSA Handbook, the items highlighted in bold underline below were inadvertently left off the list of qualifying positions of responsibility for the Eagle Scout Award. The requirement should read as follows:

EAGLE Rank Requirements

  1. While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility:

    Scout troop. Patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader, senior patrol leader, troop guide, Order of the Arrow troop representative, den chief, scribe, librarian, historian, quartermaster, junior assistant Scoutmaster, chaplain aide, instructor, webmaster, or outdoor ethics guide.

    Venturing crew President, vice president, secretary, treasurer, den chief, historian, guide, quartermaster, chaplain aide, or outdoor ethics guide.

    Sea Scout ship. Boatswain, boatswain’s mate, purser, yeoman, storekeeper, crew leader, media specialist, specialist, den chief, or chaplain aide.

    Lone Scout. Leadership responsibility in your school, religious organization, club, or elsewhere in your community.

For the most up-to-date Scouts BSA advancement requirements please refer to 2019 Scouts BSA Requirements No. 33216.

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