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Council Professional Access to Internet Advancement (IA)

NOTE: These are instructions for how Scout Executives, Registrars, District Executives, and Senior District Executives to access Internet Advancement.

  • Users that have access to read the information
    • District Executive (Organization Security Manager Role)
    • District Director (Organization Security Manager Role)
    • Senior District Executive (Organization Security Manager Role)
  • Users that have access to read and update the information:
    • Council Admin (ScoutNET role)
    • Scout Executive (Organization Security Manager Role)

Login with your my.Scouting username and password that is associated with your council position

You will be sent to a search screen where you can locate a unit or a list of units to work on.

Search for the unit or units you wish to access. You can search by unit type, Unit Number, by District and by Expiration Date. Click Search Unit to execute the search.

Access Internet Advancement by going to http://scoutbook.scouting.org


You will be presented with a list of units that were found.

Click on the unit you wish to work on. Internet Advancement works the same for you as it would for a unit. You have access to the Scouts’ advancement information and the reports. (See above for who has read only access and who has read / write access.) For information on how Internet Advancement works, please go to this link.

NOTE: This new portal does not yet support allowing councils to record the Eagle approval and recording. These still have to go through ScoutNET

You can click on the Scout badge at the upper right to see the recent units you have visited and to quickly jump back to them.


NOTE: Items changed in Internet Advancement will be reflected in Scoutbook immediately and in ScoutNET within 48 hours.

Updated on October 29, 2019

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