Advancement in Scouting

Advancement and recognition is a fundamental tradition of the Scouting program.  As one of the methods that delivers the Aims of Scouting, advancement teaches Scouts self-confidence, responsibility, goal-setting, and achievement.

The Dan Beard Council offers many opportunities for Scouts to advance on the unit, district, and council levels. The Council Advancement Committee adminsters and promotes the advancement programs and ensures a quality experience for all Scouts.

This site is designed to be a resource for Scouts, leaders, and parents to understand the Cub Sciuting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing advancement programs.  Explore the menu above for information on advancement, awards, policies, and advancement related events and opportunities.

Local Advancement Contacts:

Ft. Hamilton Advancement Chair: David DeBruine email
Hopewell Advancement Chair:Cindy Kuntzmanemail
William Henry Harrison Advancement Chair:Joe Kihmemail
Maketewa Advancement Chair:
Lisa Donahue
email
Blue Jacket Advancement Chair:
Bill Shefcik
email
US Grant Advancement Chair:
Len Slovensky
email
Hopkins Advancement Chair:
Terry Mooreemail
Trailblazer Advancement Chair:
Mark Rothdiener
email 
Council Advancement Chair: Judd Weisemail