Miscellaneous Advancement Topics

Boy Scout Advancement

Rank Advancement
Merit Badges
Other Awards
Advancement Changes

Cub Scout Advancement

Rank Advancement
Other Awards

Venturing and Sea Scouting Advancement

Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder, and Summit Awards
Ranger Award
Quest Award
Trust Award
Sea Scouting Ranks and Awards
Other Awards


Miscellaneous Advancement Topics

The following Award is NOT a BSA Award, but is referenced for your information.

Boy Scout Advancement Changes

Boy Scout and Varsity Scout Advancement

Introduction to Boy Scout Advancement

Boy Scout Ranks

Merit Badges

Index to Merit Badge Workbooks

Special Opportunities for Boy Scouts

Previous Requirements - The following have been discontinued

Historical Merit Badges (These 4 Historical Merit Badges could be earned only during calendar year 2010, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.)  THE BADGES ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE.  The links below will show you what the requirements were while they could be earned during 2010.

Cub Scout Advancement

Introduction to Cub Scout Advancement

Cub Scout Rank Requirements
(These became effective on June 1, 2015, when the new versions of the various Cub Scout Handbooks were issued)

Previous Requirements - The following have all been discontinued or the requirements have been replaced.


Venturing  and Sea Scouting Advancement

Introduction to Venturing Advancement

Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder, and Summit Awards

Ranger Award

Quest Fitness and Sports Award

TRUST Religious and Community Life Award

Sea Scouting Ranks and Awards

Special Opportunities for Venturers and Sea Scouts

Previous Requirements - The following awards and subjects have been discontinued or replaced


Page updated on: July 16, 2015


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