The May – June 2019 Advancement News is Now Available!


The following articles are included in this issue:


  • Opportunities for Advancement Administrators: Philmont Training Center: Open for Business

  • On Increasing Advancement: Using Scout Uniforming in Your Scout Program

  • From the Guide to Advancement: When is 18 Not 18 in Scout Rank Advancement?

  • Scoutbook: June 1 is Significant

  • Cub Scouts BSA: Foundations of Cub Scout Day Camp

  • Eagle, Summit, Quartermaster Highlights: Eagle Scout Service Project Workbooks: What is Required?

  • Special Needs Interests: Assisting Scouts with Special Needs at Camp

  • A Peek Ahead: Topics Planned for July – August

  • Venturing BSA: Venturing Leadership Award

  • Worth Repeating: Summer Camp Merit Badge Choices = The Youth’s Decision

  • Philmont Training Center 2019

  • Helpful Links

Click here to read the May – June 2019 Advancement News

Internet Advancement Updates

The new updates Internet Advancement are now live.

These replace the previous Internet Advancement platform, which will be retired (for all programs except Exploring) on June 10, 2019.

These updates feature a clean, new user interface and will be optimized to whatever device you use: desktop, tablet or smartphone.

The updates offer optimized functions for everything found in the current Internet Advancement platform and can be accessed by Unit Key 3 users, Unit Key 3 delegate users and Unit Advancement Chairs.

End users will access the updates via one of the following locations using their my.Scouting credentials:


·        From the Legacy Tools menu in

·        A link in

·        From the current Internet Advancement Platform

After initial release, the BSA IT team will continue to add additional features on a regular basis. Updates and new features will be communicated with the field as they are delivered.

Visit for answers to commonly asked questions.