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Advancement Committee Policies & Procedures, October, 2009 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33088)
Key Advancement topics for Scouts and their leaders are available here in their entirety.
The Boy Scout Requirements #33215 and Advancement Committee Policies and Procedures #33088 © 1989, 2007 Printing are primary reference for advancement in Cub Scout Leader Portal, Boy Scout Portal, Varsity Scout Portal, Venturing Portal, and Sea Scouts.