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How to Earn the Rank of Tenderfoot

  • Present yourself to your leader, properly dressed, before going on an overnight camping trip. Show the camping gear you will use. Show the right way to pack and carry it.

  • Spend at least 1 night on a patrol or troop camp out. Sleep in a tent you have pitched on a ground bed you have prepared.

  • Demonstrate the following:
    • How to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
    • Tying two half hitches and a taut line hitch.


  • Explain the rules of safe hiking, both on the highway and cross country, during the day and at night. Explain what to do if you are lost.

  • Demonstrate how to display, raise, lower and fold the American flag.

  • Repeat from memory and explain in your own words:
    • The Scout Oath.
    • The Scout Law.
    • The Scout Motto.
    • The Scout Slogan.


  • Know your patrol name, give the patrol yell and describe the patrol flag.

  • Explain why we use the buddy system in scouting.

  • Record your best in the following tests:
    • Push-ups
    • Pull-ups
    • Sit-ups
    • Standing long jump
    • Run/walk 500 yards
  • After 30 Days show improvement in the above tests.

  • Identify local poisonous plants; tell how to treat for exposure to them.

  • Demonstrate the Heimlich maneuver and tell when it is used.

  • Show first aid for the following:
    • Simple cuts and scratches
    • Blisters on the hand and foot
    • Minor burns and scalds (first degree)
    • Bites or stings of insects and ticks
    • Poisonous snakebite
    • Nosebleed
    • Frostbite and sunburn


  • Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.

  • Complete the board of review.

For information on Cub Scouts & Boy Scouts,
call the National Council on Scouting at
(972) 580-2000

Here are the Ranks of the Boy Scouts
Click on them to get a full description and requirements
Scout Tenderfoot 2nd Class 1st Class Star Life Eagle

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