Rank Advancement (Scout to Life)

After the scout has completed his requirements (except for the scout spirit and duty to God requirements):

These should be done by the scout not the parent (parent can facilitate communication but not content)

Guide for requirements sign off here

Scout schedules a skills review with Scoutmaster

    • Scout wears FULL Class A (including pants, belt, socks)
    • Scoutmaster reviews Scoutbook- checking requirements and completing scout spirit/duty to God requirements
    • Scoutmaster reviews Application for Advancement (AFA) form (Please print 2-sided- a Scout is conservation minded)
    • Scout completes Skills Review with Scoutmaster

After skill review, scout schedules a Scoutmaster conference

    • Scout wears FULL Class A (including pants, belt, socks, shirt, neckerchief)
    • Scout brings Scoutbook, filled out AFA form

After Scoutmaster conference, scout requests a Board of Review (BOR)- Link Here

At BOR:

    • Scout
      • Wears FULL Class A ((including pants, belt, socks, shirt, neckerchief)
      • Brings Scout handbook, AFA form
      • Recites Scout Oath, Law, and Outdoor Code to BOR (with good posture and strong voice)
      • Will discuss with BOR a variety of topics (many from AFA form)
    • BOR members
      • Will review Scout's handbook, AFA form
      • Will discuss with Scout a variety of topics (many from AFA form)
      • Will complete recommendations section on AFA form
      • If successful, BOR chairperson will sign Scout handbook
      • If successful, ALL BOR members will sign AFA form
    • AFA form will be turned into Advancement Chair or designee
      • Completed and signed AFA forms will be scanned and emailed to: Advancement@troop754.org
      • After emailing form- the AFA form is kept by the Scout