The Guide to Advancement is the official source for administering advancement in all Boy Scouts of America programs: Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing, and Sea Scouts. It replaces the Advancement Committee Policies and Procedures and Advancement and Recognition Policies and Procedures, which are no longer valid. This updated edition includes Frequently Asked Questions, Internet Advancement Highlights, and a helpful Appendix.
New in this edition:
Announcement regarding the new Sustainability merit badge, which became available on July 15, 2013
Announcement regarding the January 1, 2014, change to require Cooking merit badge for the Eagle Scout rank
Special Opportunities section including new information on the Morse Code Interpreter Strip, Cyber Chip, NOVA Awards, and SuperNOVA Awards
This compact book explains how to structure finance volunteers in the district. It includes a council annual fund-raising time line. Here you will find the finance policies of the BSA. It also suggests how to help units with finance. Learn More
Part of the new Cub Scout Delivery Model, this book has been updated with a new cover. There are no content changes from previous version. This new-cover begins transitioning in May, 2010, and will continue through September as current inventory is sold. Learn More