COVID-19 FAQ Advancement

Updated information on rank advancement, merit badge requirements, and time extension request due to COVID-19 can be found on the COVID-19 FAQ.

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Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts

The window for Eagle boards of review of the Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts is from October 1, 2020 to February 8, 2021. As such, all Eagle Scout credentials will be dated February 8, 2021 so that we commemorate

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Scouts BSA Office Hours session August 6, 2020

The Scouts BSA Office Hours session was live-streamed on August 6, 2020. Scouters and Senior Patrol Leaders had an opportunity to have their questions answered by subject matter experts from the National Scouts BSA Committee, topics

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Scouts BSA Office Hours session May 21, 2020

The Scouts BSA Office Hours COVID-19 session was live streamed on May 21, 2020. Scouters and Senior Patrol Leaders had an opportunity to have their questions answered by subject matter experts from the National Scouts BSA Committee,

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Advancement Requirements

The 14th edition of the Scouts BSA Handbook includes changes to advancement requirements. For example, the number of overnight camping activities required for the First-Class rank was reduced from six to three, and for the Scout Rank,

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First Scouts BSA Office Hours Available Now

The inaugural Scouts BSA Office Hours session was live-streamed on April 18, 2019.  Scouters had an opportunity to have their questions answered by subject matter experts from the National Scouts BSA Committee.  Topics included: helping new

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The New Troop’s First Month

Based on themes contained in Program Features, Volume I, samples of an initial meeting plan, as well as four regular troop meetings, have been developed. The sample meetings lead to a main event. These resources can

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