Requirements to Join the Boy Scouts of America 1. Meet age requirements. Be a boy who is 11 years old, or one who has completed the fifth grade or earned the Arrow of Light Award and is at least 10 years old, but is not yet 18 years old. 2. Complete a Boy Scout application and health history signed by your parent or guardian. 3. Find a Scout troop near your home. 4. Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance. 5. Demonstrate the Scout sign, salute, and handshake. 6. Demonstrate tying the square knot (a joining knot). 7. Understand and agree to live by the Scout Oath or Promise, Law,motto, and slogan, and the Outdoor Code. 8. Describe the Scout badge. 9. Complete the pamphlet exercises. With your parent or guard�ian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide. 10. Participate in a Scoutmaster con�ference. Turn in your Boy Scout application and health history form signed by your parent or guardian, then participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
Troop 174 meets every Friday, during the school year, 7:30 - 9:00pm, American Legion on Ball Park Rd. Dingmans Ferry, PA.