Reminder

The Scout Office is closed Dec 24, 25, and Jan 1. 

The Scout Shop is closed for inventory Dec 24 - Jan 1. 

 


 

Internet Advancement

Welcome to OTCBSA's Link to: Internet Advancement.

 

 

Here you can process ranks and awards for packs, troops, teams, crews, ships, and posts. Units can now submit advancement for unit youth members online.

Use Internet Advancement for the following:

  • Add ranks, merit badges, and awards
  • Update information on existing advancements (excepting the Eagle Scout rank).
To use Internet Advancement:
  • Select one person who will be the unit advancement processor and access Internet Advancement for your unit. This person must be the one to log on and establish the unit set up. Access is through Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Obtain a unit ID code from the Council Service Center (office@otcbsa.org) or 541-485-4433; or call your District Executive.
  • Gather information for advancement, including merit badge applications and advancement records with dates.
  • Click Internet Advancement on this page. Follow the instructions in Internet Advancement to process advancements and print an advancement report.
  • Have the appropriate people sign the printed unit advancement report and submit it to the council. Save a copy for your files.
  • Units should submit monthly before the end of each month, or more often if needed. In December, submit a report before the end of the month to update your unit and council statistics.
  • Make sure you allow 72 hours (time from application turn-in at council office until entered) for processing, longer during heavy registration

The Internet Advancement site will allow you to::

  • Update your youth advancement. 
  • Look at your unit roster.
  • Print out temporary membership cards.

What you are not able to do at this web site:

  • Add new youths or adults.
  • Change adult positions.

Note: You still need to turn in applications.

How do I purchase awards at the store?

  • Print out the submitted report: one copy for the unit file; two signed copies for the council.
  • ~or~ Bring in the traditional paper form.
   
  Oregon Trail Council  Boy Scouts of America
2525 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene OR 97401
541-485-4433  |  web@otcbsa.org