Advancement Resources

Advancement Resources

Scouting provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. The Scouts plan their advancement and progress at their own pace as they meets each challenge. The Scouts are rewarded for each achievement, which helps them gain self-confidence. The steps in the advancement system help a Scouts grow in self-reliance and in the ability to help others. Take a look at some of the advancement resources available to you. If you have any questions, please contact your District Advancement Chair. You can find their contact information here. The following resources provide additional information about advancement. Links are provided to materials that are available online.

For information about advancing to Eagle Scout, take a look at the links listed under Trail to Eagle. The Life to Eagle Packet provides everything you need to embark on your journey to Eagle. Be sure to download and review all of the related documents for best success.

Advancement Resources

Advancement Committee 8 Activity Consent Form 15 BSA Advancement Rank Advancement FAQ
2 Advancement News Archives 9 Fillable Merit Badge Counselor Application 16 BSA advancement-mbc
Boy Scout Advancement Trail 10 Merit Badge Day Application Instructions 17 Internet Advancement Reporting
4 Blue Card Replacement Policy 11 Merit Badge Day Application Supplemental Policy 18 Merit Badge Days Position
Guide to Advancement Training 12 Items To Include In Group Merit Badge Day Flyer
6 Guide for Merit Badge Counseling 13 MB-Days-Training-Outline
7 Cub Scout Advancement Trail 14 BSA-Advancement

Trail to Eagle

19 Eagle Scout Service Project Fundraiser Policy 21 Council Eagle Board of Review Policy 23 Eagle Scout Processing Checklist 25 Eagle Scout Coach Guidelines
20 BSA Advancement Eagle Packet 22 3 Letter 2 Parents 24 2 Letter 2 Eagle Candidate 26 Life to Eagle Packet

27 Life to Eagle Workshop

28 Eagle Scout Portraits

29 Eagle Courts of Honor

30 Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook