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Program Resources

Board of Review Guidelines —This document contains sample questions to ask Scouts when conducting a Board of Review. New Scout Leader —This document is designed as a simple check-the-box style start-up process for the new Scoutmaster who may be unfamiliar with Scouts BSA. Family Scouting—This resource is designed to serve as the single point of information[…]

Training for Adults

of the user profile) to receive credit. Youth Protection Training Once facilitators have been tasked with delivering the adult Youth Protection training, they should contact their Council Scout Executive for access to the materials. Access to the materials should not be shared with anyone else. The materials are available in English and Spanish and are[…]

The Lone Scout Plan

The Boy Scouts of America is proud to provide the Scouting experience to all youth who meet membership requirements. Youth can join Cub Scouting or Scouts BSA and have the opportunity to grow and learn from Scouting. There are many opportunities for youth to benefit from the Scouting experience. The Lone Scout plan is a[…]

Advancement News Index

2015 Advancement Committee Position Descriptions June/July 2012 Advancement Committee Position Descriptions (Camping Committee and Outdoor Program Liaison and Records Keeper) August/September 2012 Advancement Committee Position Descriptions (Eagle Scout Issues Coordinator and Special Needs Scouting Specialist) November 2012 Advancement Committee Position Descriptions; Eagle Scout Rank Credentials Now Produced at National Distribution Center May 2012 Advancement Education[…]

Advancement and Awards

Scouting provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. Scouts plan their own advancement and progress at their own pace as they meet each challenge. Scouts are recognized and rewarded for each achievement, which helps them gain self-confidence. The steps in the advancement system help a Scout grow in[…]