Requirements & Advancement
- Boy Scout Requirements — Online version of the latest BSA requirements for all ranks, merit badges and other awards.
- Introduction to Merit Badges — Official BSA site. Also contains merit badge pictures and requirements.
- Merit Badge Requirements — The US Scouting Service Project has some good information including requirements for all badges.
- MeritBadge.org — Worksheets for Merit Badges and thousands of resource links for nearly 300 ranks, Merit Badges, Scout Awards, and Scouter Awards.
- Troop 166 Merit Badge Library — List of possible merit badges you can earn.
- Troop 166 Guidelines for Tenderfoot 1st Class — pdf guide lists all of the requirements with explanations, notes and page references to the Scout handbook.
- Trail to Eagle Packet — Patriots' Path Council guide to help clarify the procedures and processes that need to be completed for you to become an Eagle Scout.
Advancement Resources through First Class
- Animated Knots — From Troop 9 in billings MT.
- Guidlines for Displaying the American Flag — pdf from the U.S. Department of Vetran's Affairs
- What is Orienteering — A good primer from the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association.
- Learn Orienteering — Information on Maps, Compasses and Orienteering.
- Topographic Map Symbols — Guide to USGS map symbols.
- Magnetic Declination — Learn about and calculate the angle between magnetic north and true north.