2017 Guide to Advancement Released

Posted by Darlene Scheffler Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:37:00 AM

Guide to Advancement coverThe Guide to Advancement is the official source for administering advancement in helps Scouters understand and implement the advancement programs and procedures of the Boy Scouts of America: Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing, and Sea Scouts. 

The Guide to Advancement was recently updated. Read about the significant changes on pages 7-9. 

Policies and procedures outlined in the Guide to Safe Scouting apply to all BSA activities, including those related to advancement and Eagle Scout service projects.

Additional information and best practices appear in other official BSA resources such as BSA Advancement Newsthe national Advancement Team’s Twitter feed, and the advancement educational presentations released by the national Advancement Committee. The latest advancement resources can be found on the BSA advancement resources page

Units enter youth advancements, awards, and merit badges utilizing internet advancement.




For additional information, contact your district advancement chair.​