Pandemic-prompted changes to Scouts BSA advancement requirements expire March 1

Consider this our formal nomination for the 13th point of the Scout Law: A Scout is resilient.

Over the past year and a half of the pandemic, Scout units have modified their procedures to ensure that Scouts have a safe, meaningful and memorable journey along the Scouting trail. (For the latest guidance, consult the BSA’s COVID-19 FAQs.)

In May 2020, the BSA did its part by introducing a set of requirement modifications to address the obstacles and speed bumps the pandemic has placed along a Scout’s advancement path.

But as we near the start of the pandemic’s third year, it is time for those adjustments to be retired.

Read more about Advancement on Bryan’s BLOG.