Resources: Internet Advancement

Process ranks and awards for packs, troops, teams, crews, and ships

Units can now submit advancement for unit youth members online. Use Internet Advancement for the following:

  • Add ranks, merit badges, and awards
  • Update information on existing advancements (except the Eagle Scout rank). 

To use Internet Advancement:

  1. Select the unit advancement processor. This person must have Internet connectivity and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. Obtain a unit ID code from the council. Available through your District Executive.
  3. Gather information for advancement, including merit badge applications and advancement records with dates.
  4. Click Internet Advancement on this page. Follow the instructions in Internet Advancement to process advancements and print an advancement report.
  5. Have the appropriate people sign the printed unit advancement report and submit it to the council. Save a copy for your files. 

Units should submit monthly before the end of each month, or more often if needed.  In December, submit a report before the end of the month to update your unit and council statistics.

Troubleshooting

This process is not compatible with Windows 8 or Internet Explorer 10

Instructions for makeing Internet Advancement work with Internet Explorer 10
  - On the keyboard push the “Alt” key. This will bring up a toolbar at the top of the screen, some computers may already have this toolbar up.
  - Then click on the tab labeled “tools”.
  - Scroll down to “compatibility view settings” and click on that
  - It will bring up a window, click on the box that says “display all websites in compatibility view” and it will work.

Units can now submit advancement for unit youth members online. Use Internet Advancement for the following:

  • Add ranks, merit badges, and awards
  • Update information on existing advancements (except the Eagle Scout rank).