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2019 Guide to Advancement Is Now Available

The 2019 Guide to Advancement is now available and replaces the 2017 version. The 2019 guide can be downloaded at the following url:  https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33088.pdf   All units should begin using the 2019 guide as soon as possible.2019 Guide to Advancement

Unit Advancement Report 34403 Phase Out

During the first week in February, the National council announced that it is no longer printing the three-part NCR-paper Unit Advancement Report 34403.  Unit Advancment Report 34403 (2019 printing) *will* continue to be available as a fillable form at www.scouting.org    Unit Advancement Report 34403.  

John William Pope Scholarship Application

The application and information for the 2019 John William Pope Family Eagle Scout Scholarship is now available.  If you visit our council website, it is currently the first item shown on our homepage (www.ocscouts.org).  Scouts who are recommended for the Eagle rank at the 12 December Eagle Board of Review are included in those who can apply. No better time than now for interested scouts to start the process!

Den Chief – Training Syllabus for this Leadership Position Revised

As packs and troops begin to develop their programs for the next year, planning to train and support den chiefs is an important part of the Scouting process for leadership development. The Den Chief training syllabus, which was recently updated, is available at this web address: www.scouting.org/training/youth/.