Boy Scout Rank Requirements

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Requirement Rank Category Code Description Chapter Page
Second Class 3a Second Class NAVIGATION 3a Demonstrate how a compass works and how to orient a map. Use a map to point out and tell the meaning of five map symbols. Navigation 338
Second Class 3b Second Class NAVIGATION 3b Using a compass and map together, take a 5-mile hike (or 10 miles by bike) approved by your adult leader and your parent or guardian. Navigation 343
Second Class 3c Second Class NAVIGATION 3c Describe some hazards or injuries that you might encounter on your hike Navigation 252
Second Class 3d Second Class NAVIGATION 3d Demonstrate how to find directions during the day and at night without using a compass or an electronic device. Navigation 354
First Class 4a First Class NAVIGATION 4a Using a map and compass, complete an orienteering course that covers at least one mile and requires measuring the height and/or width of designated items (tree, tower, canyon, ditch, etc.). Navigation 350
First Class 4b First Class NAVIGATION 4b Demonstrate how to use a handheld GPS unit, GPS app on a smartphone, or other electronic navigation system. Use GPS to find your current location, a destination of your choice, and the route you will take to get there. Follow that route to arrive at your destination. Navigation 345