Advancement & Awards

Boy Scouting provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. The Boy Scout plans his advancement and progresses at his own pace as he meets each challenge. The Boy Scout is rewarded for each achievement, which helps him gain self-confidence. The steps in the advancement system help a Boy Scout grow in self-reliance and in the ability to help others. Click here for more information on advancement and awards from the BSA.

Advancement and Awards

Scouts BSA provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. The Boy Scout plans his advancement and progresses at his own pace as he meets each challenge. The Scout is rewarded for each achievement, which helps him gain self-confidence. The steps in the advancement system help a Scout grow in self-reliance and in the ability to help others.

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Internet Advancement 2.0 Reporting

The Potawatomi Area Council is excited to announce that units can now use Internet Advancement to record their youth member advancements from any online location. You will find this method to be easy, convenient and accurate because you enter the information.

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Advancement by Program

Cub Scouts

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Scouts BSA

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Exploring

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Venturing

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Sea Scouts

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Eagle Scout Rank

The following links are helpful for preparing and submitting the Eagle Scout Rank Application and accompanying materials.

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Merit Badge Counselors

You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 130 merit badges. Any Boy Scout may earn a merit badge at any time. You don’t need to have had rank advancement to be eligible.

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