The Boy Scouts of America provides a series of surmountable obstacles and steps in overcoming them through the advancement method. The Scout plans their advancement and progresses at their own pace as they meet each challenge. The Scout is rewarded for each achievement, which helps them gain self-confidence. The steps in the advancement system help a Scout grow in self-reliance and in the ability to help others.
The Boy Scouts of America publishes a bi-monthly publication focused on advancement called Advancement News. To view current and past editions click the button below.