The Old Dominion District Advancement Committee provides assistance for units to implement their Advancement and Recognition Program.
Five papers are available to develop an understanding of the capabilities offered.
- ODD Advancement and Recognition Committee Procedures
- ODD Eagle Board Procedures
- ODD Special Needs Scouts Procedures
- ODD Internet Advancement Procedures
- ODD Merit Badge Dean & Merit Badge Counselor Procedures
BSA has special awards for scouts interested in conservation and the environment
The Boy Scouts of America developed the Nova and Supernova Awards programs to excite and expand a sense of wonder in Scouts by exploring principles of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.)
To become a registered merit badge counselor, please contact the ODD Merit Badge Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org
To become a registered Nova Counselor or a Supernova Mentor, please contact the ODD Advancement & Recognition Chair at email@example.com
You can find more information on the BSA Advancement and Awards program at http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards.aspx
And you can get the latest Advancement information at http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/advancement_news.aspx
Information on the NCAC Advancement program can be found at https://www.ncacbsa.org/council- committees/program-impact/advancement-recognition/