New Advancement Committee Chair

I would like to welcome Jim Grant as the newest volunteer member of the Harford District Committee. Jim has assumed the role of District Advancement Chair. If you have any questions Jim or one of his committee members will be happy to assist.

You can contact Jim at:

Phone: 443.271.3390


I would also like to thank Walt for the outstanding job he did leading the Advancement Committee. See you on the BB-gun range.



The Boy Scouts of Aerica is in the procss of implementiing a New Boy Scout Program with a new Advancement Requirements.

Notes on Transitioning to the New Requirements in 2016

2016 Boy Scout Requirements: parallel comparison

2016 Boy Scout Requirements: Frequently Asked Questions

2015 Guide to Advancement

Guide to Safe Scouting


If you have questions, please contact: Jim Grant 443.271.3390

On-line Advancement Reporting for Units

The Baltimore Area Council BSA has implemented the New Internet-based Online Advancement Reports system.

If you have questions, please contact: Jim Grant 443.271.3390

Life to Eagle Seminar

To All Scouts, parents and Leaders:

The Harford District Advancement Committee will be conducting its next Life to Eagle Seminar

Date: March 16, 2016

Location: the Fallston Volunteer Fire Company at 7:00 PM.

The address is 2201 Carrs Mill Road, Fallston, MD 21047

All Life Scouts and Parents are invited to attend this informational meeting about earning the rank of Eagle Scout.

For additional information, please Contact Jim Grant 443.271.3390

Eagle Coach Training

To Eagle Scout Coaches

The Harford District will be offering additional training session for all individuals that want to be Eagle Scout Coaches.

Eagle Coach Training
Wednesday, June 8th 2016
7PM - 9PM
Fallston Vol. Fire and Ambulance Co. Inc
2201 Carrs Mill Road
Fallston, Maryland 21047

Learn how you can help your young men in your unit make a successful transition from Life to Eagle. Please pass this onto any adults that may desire to become an Eagle Coach.


Contact Jim Grant 443.271.3390 for additional information

Eagle Project Reviews

The Harford District Advancement Committee will meet with Eagle Candidates to review their Eagle Project Workbooks during Roundtable.

Contact information for Boys working on their Eagle Scout service project workbooks:

Jim Grant

1711 Sable Ct
Bel Air, MD 21014
(443) 271-3390


June Eagle Project Reviews

Due to the 2016 Harford District Recognition Dinner there will be no round-table in June.

Eagle Project reviews will be held on Monday, June 20th at the Panera's located in the
Festival Shopping Plaza from 7:00-8:30PM.

This will be the last scheduled District level Eagle project reviews and sign-off before the summer break. If your Scout(s) cannot make this date, the advancement committee will make every attempt to accommodate requests over the summer break, however, these appointments are scheduled at the convenience of the Advancement committee members. 


Eagle Candidates - Do not forget to enter your Eagle Project service hours in the Journey to Excellence project site.

Important Information for Eagle Scout Candidates

Many of the documents needed for the Eagle Scout process are available online at the Baltimore Area Council website.


Special Needs Advancement

If you’re Unit has a scout with special needs. Click here to download our Special Need scouts documentation that explains the procedures on how to go about getting the necessary paperwork filled out and submitted

Contact John Gillette for assistance with advancement for Special Needs Scouts.