Further modifications were announced on november 30, 2016. The boy scout requirements for rank are the basis for a boy scouts advancement. Cub scout advancement northeastern pa council, bsa. This certificate is awarded to a cub scout on completion of the scout link badge, before progressing to scouts. Bsa originally published changes to cub scout advancement. Priced and sold as singles but packed in 20s this product is out of stock and awaiting updated artwork for reprint. They need not have earned the previous rank in order to earn the next. Advancement verdugo hills council boy scouts of america. By serving as a merit badge counselor, you offer your time, knowledge and other resources so that scouts can explore a topic of interest. Advancement forms are made by using internet advancement program that can be found on the my. The pack, troop, crew, or ship advancement committee members should interview youth members who are not advancing. These requirements are ageappropriate activities that help grow and mold the boy into a selfsufficient. Gone is the multitude of achievements, electives, arrow points and activity badges that confused leaders and parents plus the beads that skittered across floors during pack meetings.
There are limited exceptions relating only to members with. At the first class rank, the scout has learned all the basic scouting skills and from there on advances individually through merit badges, leadership, and service so a selfdefined advancement schedule is offered instead of a program to. Prove that you have a general understanding of the customs and courtesies of the sea. Advancement is one of the eight methods used by scout leaders to help scouts fulfill the aims of the bsa. Cub scouts tiger badge requirements us scouting service project. Each of the ranks in cub scouting has its own requirements that are age appropriate, so earning a rank below a cub scouts current grade is not permitted. The last thing we want to see is an adult leading a class on some scout skill or advancement item. Rank advancement is awarded when each scout has done the following. Bsa supply is the official source for administering advancement in all boy scouts of america bsa guide to. Policy on unauthorized changes to advancement program.
An online searchable and downloadable pdf of the most. Better activities, simplified advancement coming to cub. Guide to advancement 2019 bsa mission statement the mission of the boy scouts of america is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the scout oath and scout law. Cub scouting, scouts bsa, venturing, and sea scouts.
The revisions were distributed in electronic form pdfs to get the material into leaders hands as quickly as possible, and were followed by printed addendums. Fishawackdistrict boy scout advancement fishawackdistrict boy scout advancement update september 2016. They have been tested successfully with the adobe acrobat reader, the foxit pdf reader, and the nuance pdf reader. It is about using advancement to build better people. Give an explanation of both sea scout emblems and tell how and why they are used. No change to the general requirements for cub scout rank advancement words in blue represent minor edits rank advancement is awarded when boys have completed the following. Advancement and recognition in the boy scouts of america. Tiger, wolf and bear scouts programs are geared towards one full school year, while webelos is. Understanding the new cub scout advancement program. Venturers may earn venturing advancement and sea scouts may earn sea scouting advancement through age 20.
There are plenty of adventures in the new cub scout program model to deliver cub scouting yearround. In 2018, girls became eligible to join cub scouting, new handbooks were issued in september, 2018. Zip file of workbooks for use with all of the tiger adventures. Bobwhite blather is not a publication of the boy scouts of america or any other scouting organization, 2018 pdf html. Everything done to advance and earn these ranks, from joining until leaving the program, should be designed to. Billy pope billypope bwood bwood1 jeffrey duncan jeffreyduncan. If you have already completed these requirements as part of the webelos scouting adventure, simply demonstrate your knowledge or skills to your scoutmaster or other designated leader after joining the troop. Plan your project and carry it out plan and carry out your eagle scout project carefully. Advancement is more than just the process by which youth progress from rank to rank in the scouting program. More information about advancement and recognition can be found in the cub scout leader book. Advancement is the process by which youth members of the boy scouts of america progress from rank to rank.
At the first class rank, the scout has learned all the basic scouting skills and from there on advances individually through merit badges, leadership, and service so a selfdefined advancement schedule is offered instead of a program to reach eagle scout. No scouts bsa advancement may be earned by a scout, venturer, or sea scout who has reached the age of 18. Attachment a copy of the scouts advancement record from scout net. You must use the eagle scout service project workbook, bsa form 512927, in planning, getting approvals and in completing your project.
What cub scout advancement chairs need to know bobwhite. Cub scout advancement modifications fall 2016 task force notes on cub scout advancement modifications purpose with one year of experience, feedback suggests that the new design of the cub scout program did successfully address many original concerns, but also indicates an opportunity for further modifications. No boy scout advancement may be earned by female venturers or by a boy scout, varsity scout, or male venturer or sea scout who has reached the age of 18. Unit id numbers may be obtained by calling the anchorage scout office 907 3379547. Boy scout trail rank advancements every rank in scouting is reached by accomplishments by the scout.
Troop guide to advancement boy scouts of america scouting. The current edition of the guide to advancement is the official source for administering advancement in all boy scouts of america programs. Advice for a new advancement coordinator bobwhite blather. As you advance through the ranks, the requirements get more challenging, to match the new skills and abilities you learn as you get older. Personal data membership name address city, state, zip home phone date of birth church or synagogue school parents or guardians name business address city, state, zip business phone occupation former tig.
As advancement coordinator, you arent really supposed to be working on advancement with the scouts. Cub scout advancement report now available scoutbook. Venturing advancement requires the completion of a leadership course. His handbook is the best resource for understanding what achievements he can and should work towards. Not only does this record show your scouts milestones on his journey in cub scouts but it includes leadership information, contact information as well as shows achievements. Boy scout and cub scout rank advancement requirements. Cub scout advancement cascade pacific council, bsa.
Before doing this, consult the cub scout leader book and working with scouts with disabilities booklet. There are four steps in the boy scout advancement procedure. These requirements are ageappropriate activities that help grow and mold the boy into a selfsufficient, confident, able man. Reporting advancement is a requirement of the boy scouts of america, and entering it directly into the bsa system through an internet portal is the most straightforward way to get it done. Achievement is a pillar of the scouting program, and more than ever, young people need exciting opportunities to learn, along with immediate recognition. The merit badge counselor is a key player in the boy scout advancement program.
Cub scout advancement goals the administration of the cub scout advancement program is primarily the responsibility of the pack committee, with the support of the district advancement committee and the commissioner staff. In a few cases, the name of the adventure changed, and a pair of adventures were swapped between the required and optional lists. Advancement in scouting emphasizes the growth a young person experiences as a result of participation in unit programs. For the latest on the new cub scout program, go to the bsas. In this article well look at another position thats essential. Guide to advancement for leaders 100 page pdf cub scouting is home and neighborhood centered for the cub scout. Scouts may download these files and then type their notes into the form fields, and save their work locally. On the advancement trail, a cub scout progresses from rank to rank, learning new skills as they go.
Recommendations for regional and area volunteers supporting the advancement program, no. This board is an uptodate view of the advancement status of each scout in our chartered bsa units. The boy scout program schedule is a sample way to advance scouts through first class in 12 to 18 months. On the advancement trail, a cub scout progresses towards a badge of rank based on their grade. Pdf format docx format zip file of workbooks for use with all of the wolf adventures. Scout is the joining rank, and is awarded when the scout demonstrates a rudimentary knowledge of the scouting ideals. Thats the job of the scoutmaster but really the scoutmaster supports the scouts as they train each other. For requirement 7 attach your statement of ambitions and life purpose read the requirement and supply the information asked for this is the information after requirement 6 and before the scouts signature. Every scout activity moves a youth toward three basic aims.
Producing the guide to advancement has involved many members of. What cub scout advancement chairs need to know last month we explored one of the essential but often neglected committee functions in a cub scout pack the membership coordinator. The cub scout advancement certificate is a leader resource. Cub scout advancement certificate out of stock the scout shop.
Tiger, wolf and bear scouts programs are geared towards one full school year, while webelos is an 18 month program. Purchase cub scout advancement great alaska council 610. If there are no scouts who can act as instructors, then maybe the. On the advancement trail, a cub scout progresses from rank to rank. Missed information at the council level may result in problems later, such as if bobcat isnt recorded before other ranks are earned, or when a boy earns the webelos rank, because that starts the clock on crossing over to boy scouts.
Tenderfoot, second class, first class, star, life, and eagle. Advancement in scouting advancement and the aims of scouting. Important the forms files listed below cannot be opened via all browsers. List these individuals names on the bottom of the form.
The first phase of scout to first class is designed to teach the scoutcraft skills, how to participate in a group and to learn selfreliance. The 2015 guide to advancement, your official source for administering advancement in all boy scouts of america programs, is now available. Assigning merit badge counselors to scouts in scoutbook council list version duration. Each pack should have one person identified to enter the advancement online. In 2018, girls became eligible to join cub scouting. As you advance through the ranks, the requirements get more challenging, to match the new skills and abilities. This sheet should list the same 21 merit badges as the eagle scout rank application. A unit id is required to set up an internet advancement account. Rightclick on any of the links below to download any of these frequently used cub scout forms.
The changes have all been incorporated into our cub scout advancement web pages and workbooks. Advancement and recognition mount baker council, bsa. The boy scouts of america replaced major portions of the cub scout advancement program as of june 1, 2015. Advancement is one of the eight methods used by scout leaders to help youth fulfill the aims of the bsa. The advancement program for scouts bsa formerly known as boy scouting has two phases. Instructorled merit badge counselor training will be offered occasionally, but it is always available online at. The bsas individual cub scout record with the addition of the advancement record is now available on scoutbook. What cub scout advancement chairs need to know bobwhite blather. The guiding principle here is that knowledge of progress is motivating. All requirements for the scout rank must be completed as a member of a troop. We take the official pdf forms and fill them out for you. The merit badge and rank advancement worksheet sheet 7 of this package. C3 who signs off for cub scout advancement requirements.
Each merit badge counselor must be registered as a merit badge counselor with the bsa. Each of the ranks and awards in cub scouting has its own requirements. The cub scout program is a yearround, familybased program. These spreadsheets track cub scout advancement under the requirements which went into effect on june 1, 2015, as modified on november 30, 2016, and including the lion program which was a pilot program for the 20162017 and 20172018 program years. On the advancement trail, a cub scout progresses from rank to rank, learning new skills as he goes. Venturers may earn venturing advancement through age 20. The council will decide and promulgate which method or methods may be used. No council, committee, district, unit, or individual has the authority to add to, or subtract from, advancement requirements. Bsa guide to advancement online pdf downloadable, or searchable. The pdf versions of the workbooks and checklists have been designed with form fields. Uniformwearing the uniform properly is an advancement requirement, and a scouts personal advancement can be displayed on his uniform. Advancement tracking spreadsheets by scott selhorst rightclick on these links and save to your hard drive.1278 474 681 15 149 1621 478 35 1015 1286 366 234 1043 854 403 135 1501 1327 156 1130 1287 1299 1573 827 1169 810 1380 1164 1219 1533 1388 725 256 204 36 733 790 769 181 935 1215 122 213 1262 1212 361 906