Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Council Calendar
Logon to Doubleknot
Site Map

Advancement Committee

New Scout Rank Requirements - Starts January 1, 2016!

This committee is comprised of members of the Advancement Committee of all districts in Golden Empire Council.  The purpose is to discuss problems, solve them and keep all districts moving forward along the same path with the same procedures.

Meetings:  2nd Wednesday of every month, GEC Office, 7pm.

Chairman: David Kimball

District Advancement Committees manage the Advancement requirements of the people in their districts.  Contact them through the district web page for the district you are in.

District Advancement Committees

  •  Manage's the Advancement requirements of the people in their districts.

       Turn in all paperwork that pertains to all that follows:

    • Awards like lifesaving, honor, and meritorious action.

    • Merit Badge Counselor Lists.

    • Eagle paperwork processing before approval by Council Office (Eagle Desk). 

    • Eagle Boards of Review.

  • Contact them through the district web page for the district you are in.  Find out what district you are in by clicking on this (as soon as I get the information)...

Advancement Documents 

 Guide To Advancement 2015 

Changes from the 2013 version
Advancement Guidelines & Procedures for all Cubs, Boy Scouts, Varsity, Venturing & Sea Scouts


Advancement Educational Presentations

Unit Advancement Report

Internet Advancement Reports

Use the form to the left only when Internet Advancement is down and you can't get documentation to take to Scout Shop to order Advancement items.

Normally, you are required enter advancements into Internet Advancement to obtain advancements at the Scout Shop.     

Go to:


 Cub Scouts  Cub Scouts
Individual Tiger Cub Record Individual Tiger Cub Record
Individual Cub Scout Record Individual Cub Scout Record
Tiger Cub Den Advancement Report Tiger Cub Den Advancement Report
Cub Scout Advancement Record Form Track Den Advancement sheet
 Boy Scouts  
Merit Badge Councilor Information Worksheet Adults wishing to be a Merit Badge Councilor should fill out this form.
First Class Tracking Sheet Discontinued
Trail to Eagle  
Lowe's Grants Lowe's Impact Grants to help fund Eagle Scout Projects.
Eagle Service Project Workbook ONLINE - Eagle Scout Service Project Fillable PDF (October 2015)
Eagle Scout service project of the year The award recognizes the Scout for his Eagle Scout leadership service project. 
Fill out and follow directions and submit to your District Advancement Chair who will submit to the Council Advancement Committee for consideration.
Eagle Scout Rank Application ONLINE - Eagle Scout Rank Application (2016 printing)
Eagle Palm 2015 tracking sheet available plus more instructions.
Replace Eagle Certificate Need a replacement of your Eagle Certificate & card?  Go here.  If there was an error (name misspelled, wrong date, etc. make sure you let the Eagle Desk know about the problem and have them fix it before you get a new one or the incorrect information will still be there to be printed.
National Forms Can't find what you need, or you think a form above is out of date, here is the source of all these documents. 

Venturing Scouts literature. 
The latest version of the documents below can all be found at
National BSA Advancement Resources.

They are not all together, so search the page for the title of the document.


Venturing Supplement to the Guide to Advancement.

Venturing Board of Review Guide.

Venturing Summit Award Service Project Workbook.
Venturing Summit Award Application.
Venturing Board of Review Guide.


Other Venturing documents and information

can be found near the same source,



251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

Order of the Arrow - Amangi Nacha