Boy Scouts of America 100 year aniversary

Boy Scout Troop 96

Simon Kenton Council, Buckeye District
Upper Arlington, OH

Boy Scout Advancement Resources


Boy Scout Advancement Changes for 2016!

BSA has released the new requirements for Scout through Eagle:
2016 Boy Scout Requirements comparing new and old


Major Changes 

  1. Scout becomes an official rank
  2. Service at all ranks (conservation-related at Life)
  3. Physical fitness at each rank, Tenderfoot to First Class
  4. Cyber Chip required for advancement
  5. Additional camping requirements for Second Class and First Class
  6. Some reordering in Tenderfoot to First Class
  7. Healthy eating/habits requirements
  8. Outdoor ethics — Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly
  9. Weather safety, risk assessment and mitigation
  10. Duty to God incorporated in requirement to show Scout Spirit.

Advancement Resources

     Advancement Requirements

Merit Badge Worksheets (Resources for Merit Badges, Ranks, Awards Etc.)

The Edge Teaching Method


Eagle Resources

Eagle Project Workbook (2016 Edition) (Fillable PDF)

              Project Workbook is large.  Right click and save as, then open with Adobe Reader DC.

Eagle Application (2016 Edition) (Fillable PDF)

       Eagle Letters of Recommendation