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These forms are mostly for the Boy Scout program. Forms that are specific to Cub Scouts, OA, District or Venturing may be found in that spicific area. Finally, some of these forms may have been superceded.  If a mistake or a form that you would like to see is not here please email me the information and I will attempt to find the missing form. Also if you have a new or updated form to add please send me the link and it will be added. Unless noted otherwise all forms are in Adobe Acrobat Format.  

Sometimes we merely link to a National Form, if so it is labeled as such. Sometimes our form is better, but if you want the National form link it is also listed. 

? Means you can fill out the form using Adobe Acrobat.  Click on first space fill it out then tab to the next space. Check boxes just mouse click or hit enter to highlight. With Adobe reader you can only print. With Adobe Acrobat Approval or the full version of Adobe Acrobat,  you can also save the new form. 

&  Means informational material only.

Thanks to "Steve Fee" from Chicago for making these forms available.


Adult forms

Adult Female Insignia Placement This form shows the proper placement of insignia on the female adult uniform. Great to have when trying to sew all those patches on. BSA # 34281 National Link     & 

Adult Male Insignia Placement This form shows the proper placement of insignia on the adult uniform. Great to have when trying to sew all those patches on.  BSA # 34284 National Link    & 

Custom uniforms made to order Use this form to help order custom uniforms, if your too tall, too short, too thin, or calorically challenged fill this out for a custom fit. BSA # 70-503  National Link

International Scouters Award   This form gives all details on how to earn and order this award. Have you been to a World Jamboree?  You might qualify.  2002 BSA # 22-721 (651kb)


Boy Scout Advancement

First Class First Year Tracking Sheet Lists requirements and where they can be done in category groups. Use one sheet per scout. (12kb) 2000  BSA # 34118

Individual History Use this form to track advancement for each Boy Scout. Covers rank, leadership, OA, and special awards.  (11kb) 2000  This form is not needed if you use any of the Computer tracking programs on the market.

Individual Scout Record Use this form to track advancement, dues and attendance for each Boy Scout. Covers rank, leadership, OA, and special awards.  (975kb) 2000 This form is not needed if you use any of the Computer tracking programs on the market. BSA # 34518B

Star to Eagle Tracking  This is similar to above but a different lay out. (5kb) This form is not needed if you use any of the Computer tracking programs on the market.


Boy Scout Program

Application for Campership  This 9801 form is filled out when fincaial assistance is needed for a youth to go to camp. Please follow the included instructions. Two copies will be needed. (87 kb)

Application for BSA Lifeguard Certification BSA Lifeguard is a weeklong course at summer camp. This form also lists the requirements. (192kb) 1999  BSA # 34435  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? National form link

Congressional Awards for Scouts This is an award for Boy's 14 and older which deals with volunteer public service, personal development, physical fitness and expedition/exploration activities. (52kb) 2000

Crime Prevention Program Application This form gives all the requirements for the Boy Scout to earn the award (172 Kb) 1996 BSA # 18-023  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ?  

Boy Scout Insignia Placement Shows the Scout uniform and proper placement of most patches. If you do not see what you need get a copy of the Insignia Guide from your Council Service Center. BSA #  34283 National Link     & 

Den Chief Service Award A convenient sign off sheet for these requirements.  Complete training and details are in the Den Chief Handbook BSA # 33211 (6kb) 1993

Patrol Emblems Pictures of all standard Patrol patches. (123kb)     & 

Snorkeling BSA Application requirements and counselor information. (20kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

Troop Meeting Plan This is a blank form to help your Patrol Leader Council (PLC) plan the weekly Troop meetings. (19kb)   BSA # 34425 National Link

Troop Resource Survey Hand this form out to the parents to see what skills they have that might help the Troop.  Give every adult at least 1 small job that they can accomplish. Next year they will be able to do the bigger jobs.  (312kb) 2000 BSA # 34437

World Conservation Award for Boy Scouts.  If a Scout earns Environmental Science, Citizen in the World and either Soil and Water Conservation or Fish and Wildlife Management he is eligible for this award. (28kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

Yearly Planner   This form helps your PLC at the annual planning meeting. Smaller version of what Boy's Life puts out each summer. (56kb) BSA # 26-005C

Young American Award This award is given out once per council,  per year. Deadline for application is December 1st.  For complete details click here. (1351 kb) 2000 BSA # 99-290  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 


Boy Scout Rank Advancement Forms

All of the forms listed below are for easy check off of requirements for a boy with a lost book, or to give as reference for the board of review. 

Tenderfoot rank requirements  Similar to Scout book layout (367 kb) 

Second class rank requirements  Similar to Scout book layout (543 kb) 

First class rank requirements  Similar to Scout book layout (558 kb) 

Star Scout rank requirements  Similar to Scout book layout (67 kb) 

Life Scout rank requirements  Similar to Scout book layout (67 kb) 

Eagle Scout rank requirements  Similar to Scout book layout (530 kb) 

Eagle Palm requirements  Similar to Scout book layout  (71 kb) 


Camping

50-Miler Award  This is for a 5 day 50 mile hiking or canoeing or combination of the two.  Application and requirements. (43kb)   This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

Baden-Powell Patrol Award This form is used to see if your Patrol and Patrol members are following the Scouting Program. If you do then there is a special patch that you can wear under your Patrol Emblem (67 Kb) 

Campfire Planning  This is a form that shows all the normal items to plan a great campfire. (11kb) 1993 BSA # 33696 

Camp Site Inspection Use this form for a troop camping trip. Set up to judge 4 patrols on all aspects of a good campsite. (23kb) 

Duty Roster for a normal weekend camping trip. (4kb) 

Leave No Trace Awareness Award This form gives all requirements. (14 kb) BSA # 21-105 1998  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

Menu Planner This is a helpful form for your camping trips. Assists in meal planning for a weekend camping trip. (5kb)

National Camping Award   is designed to recognize troops who go camping during the year. Your troop may qualify in two categories as you begin to expand your camping program: yearly and cumulative. You can also qualify for an individual award. This form lists all requirements for all categories. (71 kb)

Outdoor Program Checklist A convenient form to make sure all details are taken care of for a weekend camping trip. (48kb)

Shopping list A convenient form to help develop a shopping list for a camping trip. (4kb)

Timetable This is a blank weekend hourly scheduler. (5kb)

Tot in chip This lists all the requirements for the Tot in Chip card. Also has drawings that show all the parts of the ax. (12kb)    & 

Troop Camp Roster  This is a helpful form for your camping trips. Usually not for official summer camp usage. (7kb)


Conservation Awards

William T. Hornaday Bronze Badge Application This is the first level award for a Boy Scout. More in depth than the Conservation award listed below. Also gives requirements.  (186kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ?  BSA National Hornaday Website

William T. Hornaday Silver  Medal Application This is the second level award for a Boy Scout. Also gives requirements.  (202 kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? BSA National Hornaday Website

William T. Hornaday Adult Gold Medal Application This is for an adult Scouter or Venturer. Also gives requirements.  (113kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? BSA National Hornaday Website

William T. Hornaday Gold Certificate Application This is for an adult educator in the conservation field. Also gives requirements.  (108kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? BSA National Hornaday Website

William T. Hornaday Unit Award Application This award is for a unit that does a major Conservation project. Also gives requirements. (176 kb)   This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? BSA National Hornaday Website.  

World Conservation Award for Boy Scouts.  If a Scout earns Environmental Science, Citizen in the World and either Soil and Water Conservation or Fish and Wildlife Management he is eligible for this award. (28kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

World Conservation Award for Cub Scouts.  Lists the requirements for Bear, Wolf and Webelos Scouts as well as a form to complete to get the badge. (36kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 


Eagle Scouts

Application for Alternate Eagle Award Merit Badges  Occasionally there is a Scout that cannot complete the list of required merit badges due to medical reasons. This form is needed to get permission for alternate badges. Once form is filled out it is filed with your District or Council  Advancement Chairman for processing. (37 kb) 1999  BSA # 58-730  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.? 

Eagle Application  This form is the actual application for the rank of Eagle Scout. According to the National office this form is now allowable. Original forms are no longer a necessity.  BSA # 58-728 (129 kb) 2001 This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ?  National form link

Eagle leadership Project Workbook This is a workbook that is to be filled out for your Eagle Project.  It is now acceptable to do it completely on the computer but it must follow this format. (217 kb) 1999 BSA # 18-927B  Word (94kb) (Note: Caution must be used with the "Word" document to not change the page formatting)

Eagle Scout Palm Application  Once a scout earns Eagle he is then able to earn palms. This is the application and requirements for them. (49 kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

Eagle Scout Palm tracking sheet Used for multiple palms. (11kb)

NESA Application  National Eagle Scout Association application needed after the age of 23. (202kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  NESA National Site ? 

NESA Scholarship Application For all Eagle Scouts. Due by March 1 each year. (488 kb) 1998 BSA # 58-702  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat NESA National Site? 

Spirit of the Eagle The Boy Scouts of America has created the Spirit of the Eagle Award as an honorary posthumous special recognition for a registered youth member who has lost his or her life in a tragic accident or through illness. Hopefully you will never need this form. BSA #  92-108 1998 (90kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat   ? 


General Forms

Advancement Report This is the standard advancement form for all levels of Scouting. If you use this you must submit it to the Council Service Center 3 hole punched and one copy on yellow paper. BSA # 34403  This form is not needed if you use any of the Computer tracking programs on the market. National Link

Change of Address Use this form to notify National that you have a change of address for your Scouting magazine or Boy's Life Subscription. BSA # 28-802 , (77 kb) 

Glossary of Scouting Terms  What are all these words they keep using? Are you a new Scouter, a new parent, do not know what all these fancy words mean? Then download this scouting dictionary and find out what a Venture Crew is or what is a Jamboree? (75 kb)     & 

Guide to Safe Scouting  This booklet covers all the basics of running a safe Scouting program. A must for every Scout Leader. (166 kb) 1998 For the most up to date information go to the  Searchable National web site.    & 

Historic Trails Award Application  For hiking a Historic Trail that does not have a specific patch of it’s own. This is an award that the unit applies for. Then they can buy patches for all participants. (57 kb) 1999  BSA # 34408 This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? National form link

Insignia Purchase Form  Use this form to help make sure you get all insignia needed for your next court of honor. (13kb)   This form is not needed if you use any of the Computer tracking programs on the market.

International Camp Staff Application  To apply to work outside of the United States at an International Camp. National Web Site. (35 kb) 

IRS Form SS4: Application for Employer Identification Number (with instructions)  This is needed for a Tax Exempt Organization (54 kb) 1995

Meeting Place Inspection  When deciding if a location is suitable for Scouting activities this form gives an easy to follow list of BSA standards. (207 kb)    This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ?  National form link 

Meritorious Action Award  This form is used for all levels of the Heroism Award. Complete set of instructions included with form. (26k) 1999 BSA # 92-104B

Month at a Glance Calendar  This is just a blank calendar to use as a work sheet for any month of the year. (24 kb)

Motor Vehicle Checklist  Should be used on all vehicles for every trip. (143kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ?  National form link 

Physical Fitness Award This pamphlet gives all qualifications for each age group as well as adults. It also has an application.  (1348 kb) BSA # 19-327  2001

Selecting Leaders  This guide helps your unit to pick safe and qualified leaders. (461 kb) BSA # 4-516    & 

Transfer Forms  Youth & Adult if a Scout or Scouter is transferring units, both in the Council or out of the Council these forms act as an introduction of his Scouting past to the new organization. (112 kb) BSA # 28-401P   This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

Unit Money Earning Application  Any fund raising activity needs to be approved by your Council. This is the proper form to fill out and submit. (77 kb) 1998  BSA # 34427  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ?  National form link 

Unit Budget Form Use this form at the beginning of each Scouting year to find out what your money earning needs are and how to get this money. (20 kb) 28-426

Universal Insignia Placement  For non-unit Scouters. (57 kb)     & 

Who pays for Scouting?  This form helps to show people where scouting money comes from. (89kb)     & 

World Friendship Fund  This form is used to make a donation to the World Friendship Fund from an adult training class.  (16kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 


Leaders Training &Recognition

For each adult job in scouting there is a training award that can be earned. This is a certificate  and a colored square knot that can be sewn above the left pocket. The requirements for each award are found in the Leadership Training Committee Guide (34169),  you can get copies from  the Council Service Center, or you can get pocket guides to the requirements for each award below. 

Boy Scout Leader Training Award  (GSLAC only) This is for any Boy Scout leader.  It can be the Scoutmaster, an assistant or a committee member.   (30 kb) 1996   BSA # 34169-55  National form link

Boy Scout  Leader Inventory of Training  Each Committee Chairperson should fill this out to keep track of leader training. (5kb) 2002   Excel

Commissioner Key/Arrowhead Award  This is for Unit Commissioners, to track their progress for this award. (25 kb) 1999  BSA # 34169-63

District Award of Merit form for 2008  This is the North Star District Form (only).

District  and Assistant District Commissioner Key & Arrowhead Honor Award  Covers all commissioners at the District level. 34169-63 (20 kb) 2000 

District Committee Member Key   Is for District members at large (43kb) 1993 BSA # 34169-64 

District Committee Responsibility Cards These cards describe the responsibilities of each of the key members of a standard scout district. (62 kb)  2001  34266D

District Summary of Trained Leaders This form is used by the District training committee to track the percentage of leaders in each unit that are trained.  (7 kb)

George Meany Award  Is an award to recognize union members involved in Scouting. 86-011 (75 kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

International Scouters Award   This form gives all details on how to earn and order this award. Have you been to a World Jamboree?  You might qualify.  2002 BSA # 22-721 (651kb)

Masonic Scouter Award  Daniel Carter Beard Award  If you are a Mason and a Scouter  you may be eligible for this award. 2000  (122 kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

Roundtable Commissioner Key  This is to help Roundtable Commissioners track requirements for the Arrowhead Award as well as the Commissioners Key Award. (25 kb) 2000 

Roundtable Training Award  This is to help Roundtable Staff.   (63 kb) 1994  BSA # 34169-60

Scouters Resume  This is a  form to keep track of your scouting history. It has spaces for all information needed to apply for recognition for the different leader knots. (36 kb) Word version

Scoutmaster Award of Merit Nomination  This form is for a Scoutmaster that has done his job as outlined in Scout Leader Training.  This is the qualifications and application for this award. Needs to be approved by Committee Chairman and Senior Patrol Leader. (175 kb)  BSA # 58-413 This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

Scoutmaster Key Progress Record  This is for Scoutmaster’s only.  Takes a minimum of 3 years to earn. (33 kb) 1996  BSA # 34169-56  National Link 

Silver Antelope Nomination This is a National Award given by the region.  It is the Regional version of the Silver Beaver Award. (155 Kb) BSA # 92-105 1994

Training Attendance Report  Use this form for any training session. Once completed turn in to the Council Service Center for inclusion of trained status on Scoutnet. BSA # 34413 2001 (64kb)

Unit Leader  Inventory of Training Each Committee Chairperson should fill this out to keep track of leader training in your unit. (57kb) 1996 Generic form from training book. 

Veteran Application  This is for Scouters with at least 5 years of service and goes in 5-year increments. At 25 years National processes them through your local council. (23 kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

Wood Badge Pocket Card  Have you gotten your beads? Do you want a credit card type identification to go with it? Use this form to order. BSA #18-602   (68 kb) This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

Woodbadge VFW Scholarship Application  Do you want to take Woodbadge? Too expensive? You are a member of the VFW? They can help with a Woodbadge scholarship.  (65 kb) 1999 BSA # 3-166 

Woodbadge AFL-CIO Scholarship Application  Do you want to take Woodbadge? Too expensive? You are a member of the AFL-CIO? They can help with a Woodbadge scholarship.  (34 kb) 2000 BSA # 86-020 


Medical Forms

Class 1& 2  Medical Form  Class 1 form is used for things like  troop records and short term camps. Class 2 requires a doctor’s exam and is needed for most long term camping.(19 kb) 1999. BSA # 34414A  National Link   

Class 3 Medical Form  Class 3 is used for all adults over 40, and most camp staff positions.   (68 kb) 2000  BSA # 33412A National Link   


Tour Permits and Permission Forms

Flight Permission Slip  This is a special permission slip that needs to be filed at the Council Service Center before a Scout can take any flight. Commercial flights are exempt. (5 kb)  1996 BSA # 23-673  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ?  National form link

Flight Tour Permit  This is a special tour permit that needs to be filed at the Council Service Center before a Scout can take any flight. Commercial flights are exempt. BSA # 19-672 (278 kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ?  National form link  2001

International Letter of Introduction Application  If attending a Scouting function outside the United States then you should apply for this form. It is similar to a Passport, but it is  for Scouting purposes. (14 kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

Local Tour Permit Application This form is for local trips. Contact your local Counsel for rules as to when this form needs to be filled out. BSA # 34426  (493 kb) 2003 This form needs to be printed on Legal sized paper.   This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ?  National Form Link

Military Campways Information and Reservation Form Use this form to request information from any military base. This is an updated version of form # 34429, showing the name change from Exploring to Venturing.  To get a copy of "Military Guide to Installations" call 1-800-368-5718, there is a cost.  (62kb) 2000 This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.  ? 

National Tour Permit Application  Any trip over 500 miles this form needs to be sent to your Local Council then it goes to the regional office for approval.  So allow plenty of time to get to all of these places.(510kb) 2003  BSA # 4419C National Form Link Print on legal (8.5 x 14) size paper

Talent Release  Use this form when you will be publishing any photos or videos of individuals. (40kb)  This form is able to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat.   ? 

Safe Swim Defense and Safety A Float  This gives you all the requirements for both of these valuable water related trainings.    & 


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