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Advancement

Overview

Advancement is the method by which we promote and encourage the ongoing involvement and commitment that keeps members coming back for more. It works best when it is built into a unit’s program so that simply participating leads to meaningful achievement and recognition—and to a continually improving readiness for more complex experiences.

The Council Executive Board, through its Advancement Committee and Council and District Advancement Chairs, is responsible for implementing and facilitating advancement and processing most special awards and recognitions. To initiate the advancement or recognition process, a Scout or Venturer should contact his/her unit’s leader (Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, Varsity Team Coach, Venture Crew Advisor, or Sea Scout Skipper).

Denis Fleming
Council Advancement Chair

Common Questions

Are there any supplementary documents needed to obtain the rank of rank of Eagle Scout?
Scouts in the process of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout by complete the Eagle Scout Application and Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook found on the National BSA website.

Is there an award used to recognize extraordinary bravery or meritorious action?
Visitors interested in recognizing a registered youth or adult who has performed, or attempted to perform, a life-saving act or has performed another a notable act of service that put into practice Scouting skills and/or ideals, please visit the Life Saving and Meritorious Action Awards page on the National BSA website.