Advancement

Scouts continually learn and achieve, moving through the ranks from Cub Scouts to Webelos to Boy Scouts and beyond, as they develop new skills. Follow this link to get more information on scouting levels, program phases and recognition by age group. Learn More >

Scout Awards & Recognition

Beyond merit badges and advancement through the Scout Handbook, Scouts who exemplify extraordinary courage, discipline and leadership are recognized for distinguished merit in a variety of areas. Learn More >

Eagle Scouts

The pinnacle of scouting, the Eagle Scout rank can be achieved by any Boy Scout, or Venture, Sea or Varsity Scout who earns at least 21 merit badges, shows scout spirit and completes a community leadership project. Learn More >

Order of the Arrow Honor Society

Inspired by the traditions and ceremonies of Native Americans, the Order of the Arrow is a distinguished honor society within the Boy Scouts. Members are selected by their peers for best exemplifying the ideals of scouting. Learn More >