Follow the link to view a Scoutmaster explaining the basics of Scoutbook in a 55 minute video. There are some specific references to a District & Troop but that should not detract from the essential content.
Follow the link to view a Scoutmaster led, 47 minute video explaining how to use Scoutbook for setting up, tracking, and approving Merit Badges.
Follow the instructions in this video to edit a Scout’s Time in position. This affects how a Scout’s record shows on an Eagle Scout Rank Application form.
For questions not covered by the items on this page, these are volunteers who will help you find answers. Click the link to send an email with your query. It’s helpful (but not required) if you include your District, Unit Type, and Unit Number.
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First, try to connect the Scout and counselor in Scoutbook. If that is successful, the counselor is registered and qualified. If unsuccessful, go to the counselor’s home council and search for their Advancement Administrators. Most will have an email address for either the Council Advancement Committee or Professional Advisor. Send an email asking if the counselor has been registered and qualified for the merit badge(s) in question and the status of their Youth Protection Training. Ask California councils if the counselor has completed AB506 training and LiveScan. The unit leader’s “blue card” signature verifies their counselor credentials verification.