Kaw District Advancement

Recording Advancement

Reporting advancement is a requirement of the Boy Scouts of America, and entering it directly into the BSA system through an internet portal is the most straightforward way to get it done. Leaders may use Scoutbook, Internet Advancement, third party software, or the traditional paper record form to record youth achievements. Resources are found below.

Advancement & Program Resources

Cub Scout Program Resources

Scouts BSA Program

Venturing Program

Merit Badge Program and Counselors

The Merit Badge program allows any Scouts BSA or any qualified Venturer to learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as they earn Merit Badges. Scouts will also pick up some valuable life skills along the way as they earn these Merit Badges.

Youth, are you looking for a Merit Badge Counselor? Click here to search for a Merit Badge Counselor!

Merit Badge Counselors

Merit Badge Counselors work with Scouts on their selected Merit Badge(s). The Merit Badge Counselor is qualified to teach the Merit Badges he/she offers to teach, usually as a result of a professional background in the subject matter, being a hobbyist in the selected Merit Badge, or having a great deal of personal experience with the Merit Badge. A Merit Badge Counselor must complete the following requirements to be a Merit Badge Counselor:

Merit Badge Counselor Training

Merit Badge Counselor Training can be found online at my.scouting.org. It is also offered at the Kaw District Roundtable in-person. Please note that Roundtable is not currently offered in an in-person format in Kaw District. Please take the available training online.

Eagle Scout Information

Due to COVID-19 all Eagle Scout project initial and final approvals are to be done electronically. In-person reviews can be requested, however availability will be determined by the reviewer. Eagle Board of Reviews at this time can be done electronically. In-person Eagle Board of Reviews are available upon request, however availability will be determined by the board members.

For Scouts needing project review and Board of Reviews in the Shawnee Mission School District area please contact:

Title Name Phone
Eagle Board Chair Marshall Hollingsworth 913.522.6785
Eagle Board Chair Rick Thomann 913.593.4848

 

For Scouts in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties needing project review and Board of Reviews please contact:

Title Name Phone
Advancement Chair Warren Minear 913.449.7348

 

To help Scouts prepare for the project review and finalization, we suggest that Scouts, leaders, and parents review the following information:

Additional Eagle Scout Information

Resources & Forms

 

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Warren Minear

Advancement Chair

Kaw District

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Philip Starcke

Advancement Chair

Kaw District

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Jim Guthrie

STEM Chair

Kaw District

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Bill Price

STEM Chair

Kaw District