Advancements & Awards


Everyone likes to be recognized for their achievements!!

The Boy Scouts of America meets this universal need with age specific Advancement Programs for scouts, and with Adult Recogntions for adult leaders.

These programs are designed to support the Aims: Character Development, Citizenship Training, and Fitness Promotion; and the Mission of the Boy Scouts of America: to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law

The Merit Badge List provided below is maintained by the Taughannock District of the Baden-Powell Council, BSA. It is password protected. The Password is the Scout Motto in lowercase, all one word.

(Password is the Scout Motto in all lowercase)