Advancement News from the BSA

The following articles are included in this issue:

  • Opportunities for Advancement Administrators: Mechanics of Advancement Conference; 2017 Advancement conferences listing; Useful Advancement Courses
  • From the Guide to Advancement: Guide to Advancement 2017 Coming Soon; Guide to Advancement Policy is Policy
  • The Cub Scout Angle: Program Modifications Increase Advancement Flexibility
  • Advancement Excitement at National Scout Jamboree: Journalism Opportunity awaits Jamboree Scout - Could They be from Your District or Council?
  • Counselor's Corner: Counselor's Compass: Tips for Getting Up to Speed and a Checklist for Staying There
  • Eagle Issues: Written Statements of Religious Belief Cannot be Required
  • From the Archives: Multiple Advancement Credit for One Activity (November 2012)
  • A Peek Ahead: What is Planned for March - April 2017 
  • Helpful Links

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