Five Rivers Council Advancement Contacts

Council Advancement Committee Chairman – Chris Ziegenfus  607-795-6166

Council Merit Badge Counselor Coordinator – Connie Cummings  814-367-8093

Advancement Staff Advisor – Chris Theurich – 607-368-4138

Bighorn District

  • Advancement Chair – Vacant (Contact Connie Cummings temporarily)
  • Eagle Advancement Chair – Micah Palmer  607-207-4657

Endless Mountains District

Silver Fawn District


When is a board of review required?

Cub Scouts: Boards of review not required at any level.

Scouts BSA: Board of review required for every rank from Tenderfoot to Eagle Scout. (See rank requirements here.)

Venturing: Board of review required for Discovery, Pathfinder and Summit awards. (See a Venturing board of review guide here).

Sea Scouts: Bridge of review required for all ranks. (Learn more here)


Helpful Links

Advancement News Newsletter Archive

Advancement Resources Page – Scouts, BSA & Venturing Advancement Resources

Eagle Scout Rank Application

Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook

Cub Scout Advancement Resources

Cub Scout Adventures

Educational Presentations

Guide to Advancement

Merit Badge Counselor Information

On Increasing Advancement