Introduction to Scoutbook Plus

Scoutbook Plus (formally known as Internet Advancement) is available via Scoutbook
OR
Directly: http://advancements.scouting.org

Scoutbook Plus and Scoutbook share information so anything done in one system will show up immediately in the other system.

Who Can Use Internet Advancement, and what can they do?

Roles as Registered or as assigned in My.ScoutingComplete AdvancementsComplete and Approve Advancement + unit ActivitiesCalendar creation + attendance + RSVPRSVP SelfView CalendarRecord personal Activities
Unit Key 3 MemberYesYesYesYesYesYes
Unit Key 3 DelegateYesYesYesYesYesYes
Chartered Organization Rep DelegateYesYesYesYesYesYes
Unit Advancement ChairYesYesYes*YesYesYes
Parent (linked to Scout via applications)Yes (for Child)YesYes (invited events only)Yes (for Child)
YouthYesYesYes (invited events only)Yes
Assistant Scoutmaster -not assigned to Patrol YesYesYes
Den Leader 
-not assigned to Den
 YesYesYes
Committee Member YesYesYes
Roles assigned in ScoutbookComplete AdvancementsComplete and Approve Advancements- unit ActivitiesCalendar creation- attendance- RSVPRSVP SelfView CalendarRecord personal Activities
Assistant Scoutmaster
-If assigned to a Patrol
YesNoPatrol onlyYesYesYes
Calendar Editor for youth Yes  
Den Admin 
-If assigned to a Den
YesDen OnlyDen OnlyYesYesYes
Den Leader 
-If assigned to a Den
YesDen OnlyDen OnlyYesYesYes
Patrol AdminNoPatrol Activities onlyPatrol onlyYesYes
Unit AdminYesYesYesYesYesYes
Unit Outdoors/Activities Chair, Committee SecretaryNoCreate Activities onlyYesYesYesYes

Key 3 Delegate, Chartered Organization Representative Delegate & Unit Advancement Chair roles may be designated in Position Manager at my.scouting.org by someone holding a key 3 position.

Helpful Links
Record AdvancementsRecording Advancements
Record AdvancementsApproving Advancements
Activity Logs Recording Activities in Internet Advancement
Activity LogsHow Do I Record a Unit Activity Using Internet Advancement
Activity LogsI’m A Unit Leader, How do I Create A Future Internet Advancement Activity So My Unit Members Can Join?
Activity LogsAs A Parent Or Youth, How Do I Record A New Activity
Activity LogsHow Do I View All Activities For A Single Youth In Internet Advancement
Activity LogsI’m A Unit Leader, How do I Update an Existing Activity in Internet Advancement
CalendarUsing Internet Advancement Calendar


To log into Internet Advancement go to https://advancements.scouting.org/

For information on how to enter advancements and print the report for the Scout Shop go here.

For information on how to upload a file from a 3rd party app and print the report for the Scout Shop go here.

For information on how to use the Internet Advancement Calendar go here.

Updated on June 6, 2024

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