Advancement Mercer Area District

Advancement Resources

Boy Scout Advancement and Awards
(official current requirements)
Guide to Advancement 2015 (pdf)
(official BSA advancement procedures)
Boy Scout Early Rank Requirements - Videos
US Scouting Service Project - Advancement
(covers Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing programs)
(covers Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing programs)
The Virtual Cub Scout - Rank Requirements Guide
Hornaday Awards For Conservation
(recognitions for units, Scouts, and adults)

Merit Badge Counselors
Scouts or parents should contact their Scoutmaster or Troop Committee Chair
to get the list of Mercer Area District merit badge counselors.

Use the form below to volunteer as a merit badge counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Application Form (pdf)
(for initial application, or to add a merit badge)
BSA Adult Registration Form (pdf)
(required if not already registered - use unit position code 42,
merit badge counselor, for which the usual registration fee is waived)
Official BSA Guide For Merit Badge Counselors

Eagle Scout Materials
These are the essential items for a Life Scout embarking on the trail to Eagle:

   Washington Crossing Council Eagle Application Process (pdf)  
Eagle Scout Project Workbook (pdf) -- updated October 2015
Eagle Scout Rank Application (pdf)
Washington Crossing Council Eagle Scout Advancement
Washington Crossing Council Information for Eagle Scout Candidates
   NESA Glenn & Melinda Adams Award  

Lifesaving or Meritorious Action Awards
Submit the Recommendation Form below to either:
WCC Advancement Chair:  Todd Warner
MAD Advancement Chair:  Victor Vergara

   Recommendation for Lifesaving or Meritorious Action Award (pdf)  

MAD Advancement Committee Contacts

For general advancement or merit
badge counselor related questions,
please contact:
Victor Vergara
MAD Advancement Chair
For Eagle Scout advancement
questions or submissions,
please contact:
Frank Orsini
MAD Eagle Advancement Chair

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This page last revised on Mar-08-2016