Composition of the Board of Review​

A board of review must consist of no fewer than three members and no more than six, all of whom must be at least 21 years of age. For further specifications, see "Particulars for Tenderfoot Through Life Ranks (or Palms),", and "Particulars for the Eagle Scout Rank," Unit leaders and assistants shall not serve on aboard of review for a Scout in their own unit. Parents or guardians shall not serve on a board for their son. The candidate or his parent(s) or guardian(s) shall have no part in selecting any board of review members.

Note the exception in Varsity Scouting. See "Particulars for Tenderfoot Through Life Ranks (or Palms),"