Advancement Policies

BSA Advancement Policies and Guidelines

The official BSA policies governing advancement are set forth in the document Guide to Advancement 2013.  This document exists in several formats and can be found in the following places:

In addition to the Guide to Advancement 2013, BSA publishes a few other documents that clarify BSA advancement policy and guidelines:

Troop 783 Advancement Policies

Troop advancement policies are undergoing review and refinement and will soon be documented here.  Current policies regarding Scout participation requirements for rank advancement are documented in the following places: