Service Hours

Boy Scouts stresses the need "to help other people" and makes participation in service projects a requirement for a number of ranks (e.g. Second Class, Star, and Life).

The Service & Participation Chair keeps troop records of Scout service hours for rank advancement purposes only. Every Scout should keep track of their their service hours on an individual basis for uses outside of Scouting. The Rank Activities Tracking Spreadsheet offers one way for Scouts to manage this information on their own. This form can be printed out and attached to the Scout's Rank Advancement Form when needed.

What Counts as Service?

Service Opportunities

There are quite a number of service hours opportunities available to troop members. Among them are: