Scouts BSA Advancement

Scouting provides a series of tasks and steps, which a Scout must overcome to progress through the advancement method. The Scout plans their advancement and progresses at his or her own pace as they meet each challenge. The Scout is rewarded for each achievement, which helps them gain self-confidence. The steps in the advancement system help a Scout grow in self-reliance and in their ability to help others.

A variety of opportunities are available to Scouts, including outdoor high adventure, camping excursions, lifesaving, first aid and personal fitness challenges. It is within this program, that a Scout can work toward their Eagle Scout award - which is deemed the highlight of most Scouting careers.


Scouts BSA Rank Advancement

This web resource will take you to current Scouts BSA ranks and requirements.


Merit Badge Program

This web resource will take you to current Merit Badges and requirements.

Apply to be a Merit Badge Counselor by completing and submitting the Merit Badge Counselor Information form to the Council Service Center. If you are not already registered as an adult leader in Scouting, you must also submit an Adult Leader Application.


Eagle Scout Advancements

This web resource will take you to current requirements and information about the Eagle Scout Award.


Additional Scouts BSA Awards & Recognitions


Scouts BSA Adult Awards


Scouts BSA Unit Awards