Approved June, 4th, 2007
a Scout feels that they have completed all the requirements qualifying
them for a Scoutmaster's Conference or Board of Review (rank
advancement) the following steps are to be followed:
l. The Scout will contact the Advancement Chairperson and request to
have their advancement records verified to ensure that all requirements
have been met and officially documented in the TroopMaster Records.
This will require the Scout to provide their Boy Scout Handbook to the
2. Following verification by
the Advancement Chairperson that all advancement requirements have been
met, the Advancement Chairperson will then provide the Scout a printout
from the TroopMaster database showing that all requirements have been
3. The Scout will then be responsible for
contacting the Scoutmaster to arrange for a Scoutmaster Conference. Such
contact by the Scout with the Scoutmaster to arrange for a
Scoutmaster's Conference will occur prior to the date that the
Scoutmaster's Conference actually occurs on.
4. The Scout will be responsible for providing to the Scoutmaster his
Boy Scout Handbook and the printout that was given to him by the
Advancement Chairperson at or prior to the Scoutmaster's Conference.
Ifthe Scout shows up for the Scoutmaster's Conference without the
printout the Scoutmaster's conference will not be held and will be
rescheduled at a later date.
5. The Scout will
at a minimum have on a Class A shirt with neckerchief at both the
Scoutmaster's Conference and the Board ofReview. The Scout should also
bring his Boy Scout Handbook to both the Scout Master Conference and the
Board of Review.
6. The Scoutmaster's
Conference should occur outside the regular troop meeting times. (The
youth should be participating in the troop and/or patrol activities
during the regular troop meeting time). Please keep in mind
that the Boy Scouts ofAmerica does not allow any one-on-one activities
between youth and leaders. This means that there must be at least one
other leader oryouth in attendance. This should befactored in when
trying to schedule a Scoutmaster's Conference.
a Scout's passing of a Scoutmaster's Conference, the Scout will take
his signed scout book back to the Advancement Chairperson to arrange for
a Board of Review.
8. Upon Completion ofthe
Board of Review a member ofthe Board shall inform the Advancement
Chairperson ofthe outcome ofthe Board's review. Ifthe Board has made the
decision to award the Scout the rank advancement then the members of
the Board need to sign the Advancement papers (Advancement papers will
be supplied by the Advancement Chair Person) and the Scout's Boy Scout
9. The awarding of the rank
advancement (The Patch) will be done by the Advancement Chairperson as
soon as possible following the completion ofthe Board's decision to
award the rank advancement.
10. The Card showing the Rank Advancement will be awarded at the next Troop Court of Honor.