Advancement Questions?

Contact the Wotamalo District Advancement Chair:

Charlie Zimmerman

News from the Wotamalo District Advancement Committee

Eagle Scout Candidates: Charlie Zimmerman, District Advancement Chair, is the new primary contact for the submission of project proposals. His e-mail is

Congratulations to Deb Straker, who has retired from the Scout Shop! She will continue to be active as a volunteer.

News from the BSA (Jan 2021)

Proposed Eagle Scout Required Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Merit Badge Delayed
January 7, 2021

Local Council Time extension request
December 15, 2020

Important YPT Reminder

Youth Protection Training (YPT) is required for all Merit Badge Counselors and must be renewed every two years!

Congratulatory Letters for Eagle Scouts

Here's a good source of contacts for letters: US Scouting Service Project

Advancement Order Form 

Are you getting ready to hold your award ceremony? Check out our new tool to make shopping for all your advancement related products easy - and online.

Simply fill out the form below to have it sent to the Scout Shop. We will have the order gathered, bagged, and set aside for you to either pick up in-store, contactless curbside, or have the items shipped directly to you!

Click on the link below to check it out:

Online Merit Badge Counselor Training - For Current and Future Counselors

(February 8, 2020)

Check out the new Merit Badge Counselor Online Training Please complete the courses and become a trained counselor!

1. Go to
If you have an account Log In. If not, you will need create an account. 2. Go to Menu (top left corner)
3. Go to My Training
4. Go to Training Center
5. Go to Scouts BSA
6. Go to Scouts BSA >> Merit Badge Counselor Training
7. Take the Training
    (Note: Part 1 has five sections and Part 2, is one section)

Once a section is completed, you can pause and come back to finish the other sections later. All sections must be completed to finish Merit Badge Counselor Position Specific Training note: It may take several days to show up on your training as complete. (Note: Part 1 has five sections and Part 2, is one section)



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