Advancement

Resources and information for all adult leaders, and Eagle Scout candidates. If you are looking for detailed information on Ranks, Awards, Belt Loops, Pins, or the Eagle Scout process this is the place!

Cub ScoutsCub Scout Bike Riding on Track

Although great information can be found at the links listed below, please keep in mind that the Cub Scout advancement program is changing dramatically over the course of 2014 and 2015.

The Advancement Trail

On the advancement trail, a Cub Scout progresses from rank to rank, learning new skills as he goes. Each of the ranks and awards in Cub Scouting has its own requirements. Visit the Advancement Trail at scouting.org for detailed information.

Academics and Sports Program

The Academics and Sports program gives Cub Scouts extra recognition activities to earn. Visit the Academics and Sports Program page at scouting.org for detailed information.

Other Awards You Can Earn

Besides the advancement awards and the Academics and Sports belt loops and pins, Cub Scouts may earn other individual awards. Visit the Other Awards You Can Earn page on scouting.org for detailed information.

Awards for Your Den and Pack

Just as Cub Scouts can earn individual awards for themselves, they can also work together to earn awards for their whole den or their Pack. Visit the Den and Pack Awards page on scouting.org for detailed information.

Boy ScoutsScout Mountain Biking

From Scout to Eagle, and Avaiation Merit Badge to Woodwork Merit Badge there is a lot  of information regarding the Boy Scout advancement program.

Ranks 

For a detailed explanation of the requirements behind the ranks and other resources visit the Boy Scout Advancement and Awards page at scouting.org

Merit Badges

For information related to the Merit Badges visit the Guide for Merit Badge Counselors page at scouting.org.

Eagle Scout Resources - Northeast District Boy Scout Pinning

Eagle Candidates, please review the following information very closely in order to be successful. All questions regarding the process should be directed to the Northeast Advancement Chair - Dee Baskerville (deebaskerville@comcast.net).

Project Concept Approval

Eagle Scout Project Woorkbook (latest edition only) may only be approved at monthly Roundtables beginning at 6:45pm OR the first Sunday of the month (except July) between 3:30 and 4:00pm at the Golden-Burke Scout Center. Please download this flyer for detailed information. Scouts must call or email the District Advancement Chair before bringing their project for review at a Roundtable or on the first Sunday of the month.

Binder Approval

Please download this flyer for detailed information. Completed Eagle binders must be received and approved at the Golden-Burke Scout Center no later than the 15th of the month. It is the Scout's responsibility to arrange for the binder to be taken to the Service Center for approval after all unit approvals are complete.

Board of Reviews

Eagle Board of Reviews are held at the Golden-Burke Scout Center at 4:00pm on the first Sunday of the month except July. Please download this flyer for detailed information.

Resources

Northeast District Project Approval and Board of Review Informational Flyer

Eagle Scout Rank Application

Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook

VenturingBecky Skillman and Venturing

Venturing advancement is changing dramatically in 2014-2015. Please visit the Venturing page at scouting.org for more information.

Awards

Scouting has numerous awards -- those that can be awarded to youth and those that can be awarded to adults. For more on the BSA awards program visit Awards Central at scouting.org.

Journey to Excellence

Journey to Excellence (JTE) is an award that each unit completes on a yearly basis. JTE measures the quality of program in your Pack (Troop, or Crew), and shows you areas that you can improve upon. The JTE scorecard should be used when doing your annual planning. Visit www.Scouting.org/JTE for detailed information, powerpoints, scorecards, and service hours reporting.

National Resources

For Scouting resources related to advancement please visit the www.scouting.org/advancement.