The Boy Scouts of America provides recognition for Cub Scout achievements. A fundamental purpose of advancement is the knowledge and self-confidence a boy acquires from his participation in a den and pack. Requirements serve as the basis for a Cub Scout’s rank advancement.
For a complete and up to date listing of all Awards and Advancements, check the National BSA Site.
ScoutNET PAS is updated with the new Adventure Loops and Pins for selection through Record Achievements – Packs – Awards. Award Codes are 1200 series codes.
As a result of a concerted effort by volunteers and professionals, significant changes are coming in the Cub Scout advancement program. The primary objective of these changes is to match the program to the wants and needs of today’s youth. The changes were also done to provide more FUN in the program. These changes will become dffective June 2015 (or the beginning of the program year in September 2015).
First, what is NOT changing:
What is Changing?
Cub Scout ranks are generally based on grade level and/or age. No matter what age or grade a boy joins Cub Scouting, he must earn his Bobcat Badge before continuing working on the rank appropriate for his grade / age.
The Arrow of Light is the highest award in Cub Scouts and can be earned as a Webelos. The Arrow of Light is the only Cub Scout badge that can be worn on the Boy Scout Uniform.
Additional information on these ranks is available on the national site.