The official source for administering advancement in all Boy Scouts of America programs:
Updated edition includes Frequently Asked Questions, Internet Advancement Highlights, and a helpful Appendix.
This guide replaces the Advancement Committee Policies and Procedures (item #33088) and Guide to Advancement (item #614448), which are no longer valid.
The Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training video has been reformatted as a DVD. The DVD is for use with the Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training book, No. 34879B. Learn More
With introductions and “reality checks” by teens for teens, A Time to Tell presents a variety of situations that young people may encounter. These scenes stress the importance of the three R’s of Youth Protection: Recognize strategies and situations used by child molesters to isolate an adolescent that can lead to attempted molestation; Resist attempts of child molesters; and Report individuals who attempt to molest or who have molested in the past. Learn More
Post officers' fast start DVD is a training video designed to help new youth leaders understand the dimensions and dynamics of their role in exploring posts. The advisor should present it to post officers during their post officers' seminar. This DVD covers three sections in the role of Exploring. It covers 1: Understanding your role as an advisor 2: Developing a community of youth leaders and 3: How to establish a post and get it up and running. Learn More