Advancement & Training Chair

Preferred Tenure:

1+ Years

Typical Months of Activity:

September through May

Time Commitment:

  • 2-3 hours per month


  • Scout Leader Uniform - No
  • Attend Monthly Pack Leader Meetings - As needed
  • Training - Youth Protection & Online Position-specific training
  • Ideal Characteristics - Basic organizational skills  


The advancement chair orders and distributes awards and recognition for the Scouts, and ensures Scout Leaders complete the appropriate training. The advancement chair will:

  • Have a working knowledge of the Cub Scout advancement plan.
  • Collect den advancement reports at pack leaders’ meetings for use when ordering badges and insignia from the local council service center
  • Organize advancement badges and insignia by Den and by Scout for advancement recognition ceremonies, coordinating with and providing a script of earned awards as needed for the Scoutmaster to read aloud.
  • Promote the wearing and proper use of uniform and insignia.
  • Track and promote training requirements among Pack Committee members and Den Leaders to ensure BSA Training Compliance – ensure training is properly recorded in ScoutBook Pack Software.