Baltimore Area CouncilProgramAdvancementCOVID-19 Advancement Information

COVID-19 Advancement Information

 

Scouting at Home - Link to ideas of activities to stay active in Scouting while units are not actively meeting face-to-face.

BSA Scouting at Home - Link to BSA website with info for

  • Cub Scouts - activities Cub Scouts can do at home
  • Scouts BSA - Science activities, other fun, and 58 merit badges that can be worked at home - make sure to have a counselor!
  • Venturing - try a 30 day challenge  

Scoutmaster conferences:  Scoutmaster Conferences may be held using web video conferencing. Ensure to maintain two-deep leadership throughout the virtual meeting: follow youth protection guidelines.

Unit review/approval of Eagle or Summit Project Proposals: Project proposal reviews may be conducted using web video conferencing.  Ensure to maintain two-deep leadership throughout the virtual meeting:  follow youth protection guidelines.  

COVID-19 Advancement Questions and Answers - use this link to reach the BSA FAQ page with questions/answers about advancement, extensions, boards of review, and more.

BAC Extension of Age of Eligibility Process - use this link to reach the BAC process to request extensions associated with the COVID-19 restrictions.
NOTE: Extensions not associated with COVID-19 restrictions do not follow this process.

BAC Additional Guidance for Videoconference Boards of Review - use this link to reach the BAC Process for implementing  Videoconference Boards of Review during COVID-19 restrictions. 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FROM OTHER COUNCILS 

Lake Erie Council Scouting at Home - use this link to reach

Instructional videos and video taped live events

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Scouts Own Service
  • How to fold the flag

Plus Self-Guided Activities for BSA Programs 

Spirit of Adventure Council’s New England Base Camp Online - use this link to reach

  • Online Cub Scout Adventures
  • Merit Badges
  • At-home activities

Alamo Area Council - use this link to reach

Watch “Scout TV”

  • Family COPE games
  • Fun Knot Tying
  • Kitchen Chemistry

Merit Badge classes

ScoutShare - use this link to reach the ScoutShare site

 
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Baltimore Area Council

701 Wyman Park | Baltimore MD | 21211
(443) 573-2500

Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation
1929 Susquehanna Hall Road | Whiteford, MD | 21160
410-420-4090

 

 Schapiro Scout Service Center (Council headquarters)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Email:
scouting@baltimorebsa.org

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