Advancement Headlines

Continuing advancement with COVID-19.  BSA National has provided questions and answers regarding advancement as we deal with closures, cancellations, or other issues caused by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Click this link to view the Q and A’s {link}.  Updated 8/30/20 – Note: the most recent updates are indicated by a diamond in front of the question.


Scoutbook, the BSA’s online tool for managing and tracking Scouting advancement, is now completely, totally, 100 percent free.


For more information click on this link.

The link for Scoutbook is here.


Eagle Project and Application Guide.  The Council Advancement Committee has created a guide to provide information to assist Scouts and adult leaders in the Susquehanna Council to properly complete an Eagle Scout service project and submit a complete packet for application for the rank of Eagle Scout.  The information is organized into six phases, with key points, steps, and notes provided for each phase.  It is intended to answer many frequently asked questions and preclude common mistakes.  It is available on the council’s advancement page: “Information and Resources for Life to Eagle Advancement” {click here}.


Guide to Advancement.  BSA has published a new version of the Guide to Advancement.  The 2019 version updates the previous version, published in 2017.  Section provides a summary of the significant changes in this version.  The new Guide to Advancement is available to view on the council’s advancement page: “Advancement Resources” {click here}.  If you want to download the new guide, click here .