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As you become more experienced and complete your merit badges, you will want to advance in rank.

Troop 174's Advancement Chairperson is Mrs.Richardson.

Advancements are the Boy Scout's responsibility. To encourage individual responsibility, each Scout is responsible for completing all the steps required to advance in rank.

For more information, please click on the links below for additional information.

How Do I Advance ? Information for Scouts

Advancement Request Form

BSA Advancement Requirements by Rank (2013)

Any scout who has completed a merit badge must turn in the completed merit badge card, signed by the merit badge counselor, Mr. Martino, the Scoutmaster and Mrs. Goldberg, the Advancement Chairperson.

Incomplete, or partial blue cards will be returned to the Scout at the first Troop meeting. Boards of Review for rank advancement, are scheduled during Troop meetings, but a request for a BOR must come from the Scout at least two weeks prior to the requested date. A Board of Review should not be requested until you have completed the requirements to advance in rank AND have had your Scoutmaster's Conference, 

Mrs.Richardson to request a Board of Review.

The Court of Honor is a time to formally recognize our scouts for their achievements. Family and friends are always welcome!