Scouts can earn bronze stars for demonstrating proficiency in scouting skills.
How to enter the program
Demonstrate that you can tie all six essential knots. (Click on the name below to see instructional video)
To earn bronze star #1
Tie all six essential knots above plus an additional three knots from the list below.
- Timber Hitch
- Double Sheet bend
- Quick Release Sheet Bend
- Round Turn & Two Half Hitches
- Fisherman's knot
- Slippery Sheet Bend
- Bowline on a bight
- Surgeon's knot
To earn bronze star #2
Demonstrate how to tie the five basic lashings.
To earn bronze star #3
Demonstrate your knowledge of using a compass by doing all of the following
(HINT: look at the information on this website under "More Skills")