Tenderfoot Scout Requirements


Tenderfoot scout patch

NOTE: These requirements may be worked on simultaneously with those for Second Class and First Class; however these ranks must be earned in sequence.

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Click on the Quicktime Icon to see a detailed lesson on the requirement. They are big files so please be patient.

# Movie Requirement
1. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #1 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.
2. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #2 Spend at least one night on a patrol or troop campout. Sleep in a tent you have helped pitch.
3. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #3 On the campout, assist in preparing and cooking one of your patrol's meals. Tell why it is important for each patrol member to share in meal preparation and cleanup, and explain the importance of eating together.
4a. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #4a Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
4b. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #4b Demonstrate that you know how to tie the following knots and tell what their uses are: two half hitches and the taut-line hitch.
5. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #5 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.
6. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #6 Demonstrate how to display, raise, lower, and fold the American flag.
7. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #7 Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout Oath, Law, motto, and slogan.
8. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #8 Know your patrol name, give the patrol yell, and describe your patrol flag.
9. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #9 Explain the importance of the buddy system as it relates to your personal safety on outings and in your neighborhood. Describe what a bully is and how you should respond to one.
10a. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #10a Record your best in the following tests: Push-ups, Pull-ups, Sit-ups, Standing long jump, 1/4-mile walk/run. Record them again 30 days later.
10b. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #10b Show improvement in the activities listed in requirement 10a after practicing for 30 days.
11. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #11 Identify local poisonous plants; tell how to treat for exposure to them.
12a. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #12a Demonstrate how to care for someone who is choking.
12b. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #12a Show first aid for the following:
  • Simple cuts and scrapes
  • Blisters on the hand and foot
  • Minor (thermal/heat) burns or scalds (superficial, or first-degree)
  • Bites or stings of insects and ticks
  • Venomous snakebite
  • Nosebleed
  • Frostbite and sunburn
13. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #13 Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise) and Scout Law in your everyday life.
14. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #14 Participate in a Scoutmaster conference.
15. Quicktime Movie on Tenderfoot Requirement #15 Complete your board of review.

First Aid Documents

Covers All First Requirements
for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class
and Requirement #1 for the First Aid Merit Badge

PDF      (Adobe PDF Version 6+)      No Animation, No Movies
PPS      (MS Powerpoint 97-2003)    No Movies
PPSX   (MS Powerpoint 2007)          Full version, everything works

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