Internet Advancement
Process ranks and awards for packs, troops, teams, crews, ships, and posts.

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 (excepting the Eagle Scout rank).

Internet Advancement

  • Access Internet Advancement Online
  • Internet Advancement Help
  • 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. The unit advancement processor attends an April roundtable, and can obtain the unit ID code there.
    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.


    Please check the council calendar or contact the Council Office at 510-547-4493 for information on additional training. Each unit advancement chair should plan to attend a training session. Additionally, anyone who wants to learn more about Internet Advancement can review the help information.