Information and sample questions for Boy Scout Star rank Board of review
On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, and mentally awake, and morally straight.
A scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, corteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent.
Do a good turn daily.
As an American, I will do my best to be clean in my outdoor manners, be careful with fire, be considerate in the outdoors and be conservation-minded.
DESCRIBE THE SCOUT BADGE
shaped like the north point on an old compass
trefoil design(flower with three leaves, an iris)
2 stars symbolize truth and knowledge
eagle with U.S. emblem represents freedom and a Scout's readiness to defend it
scroll with Scout Motto shows that a scout smiles as he does his duty
knot below scroll is a reminder to do a good turn daily
E: Explain how it is done
D: Demonstrate the steps
G: Guide the learner as they practice
E: Enable them to succeed on their own
ROBERT BADEN-POWELL (1857-1941)
began worldwide scouting movement in 1907 in Great Britain
ERNEST THOMPSON SETON (1860-1946)
first Chief Scout of the BSA (Boy Scouts of America)
DANIEL CARTER BEARD (1850-1941)
known as Uncle Dan
encouraged boys to learn outdoor skills
JAMES E. WEST (1876-1948)
lead the BSA through its first three decades
How many Troop outings have you attended in the last three months?
The last campout I went on was in January of this year. I have missed the last few outings due to schedule conflicts and outings being rescheduled.
Tell us about the last service project in which you participated.
built benches for Coronado High School
What does it mean for a Star Scout to "Be Prepared" on a daily basis?
How have the Scout skills that you have learned helped you in a non-Scouting activity?
How many merit badges have you earned? What was the most difficult (fun, challenging, expensive, etc.)?