Advancement Requirements for each rank are broken down by Scout Skills. A hike led by an environmental educator is a great way to gain the knowledge necessary for completing some of these requirements.
Second Class, Requirement 4: Identify or show evidence of at least ten kinds of wild animals (such as birds, mammals, reptiles, fish, mollusks) found in your local area or camping location. You may show evidence by tracks, signs, or photographs you have taken.
First Class, Requirement 5A: Identify or show evidence of at least 10 kinds of native plants found in your local area or campsite location. You may show evidence by fallen leaves or fallen fruit that you find in the field, or as part of a collection you have made, or by photographs you have taken.
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What’s the Boy Scout Motto? Be Prepared. This goes for everything in life: school, Scout meetings and activities, emergencies, etc. It also applies to Boards of Review. The same way you would prepare for a test at school, or prepare for your Scoutmaster Conference, you can prepare for your Board of Review. Taking the time to be prepared to coherently and succinctly answer questions about your Scouting career thus far is definitely in the Scout Spirit. While there is no guarantee as to the questions you may be asked during your Board of Review, here are some sample questions (from another council) that Scouts can use to prepare: Board of Review Sample Questions