BSA Advancement Requirements Update: Rollback on COVID-19 Modifications

Beginning March 1st, 2022, all temporary changes made to Scouts BSA advancement requirements to address the COVID-19 pandemic will expire.

There will be a return to the standard rules for Scouts BSA advancement. This includes deferment of some swimming requirements for First and Second class, virtual activities for Tenderfoot, Second and First Class, and requirement 9b of the Camping merit badge. The COVID-19 FAQ found on have been updated to address the return to the standard rules of advancement.