Boy Scout Troop 259



Troop 259-Specific pdf Forms (Adobe Reader required to view and print forms)

Advancement Worksheet Package. this package contains Troop 259 Rank Advancement forms, based on 2016 BSA requirements for Scout, Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, 1st Class, Star, Life, Eagle, and Eagle Palm(s) ranks. Bring the appropriate form to the Patrol Parent Review, Mentor Review, Scoutmaster Conference, and Board of Review sessions needed for rank advancement. (Print on green paper)


As of January 1, 2017, all Boy Scouts -- regardless of rank, must begin using the new Boy Scout requirements. If you're using the old Scout Handbook, you can obtain new requirement inserts here. Or, a side-by-side comparison of old vs. new can be reviewed here.


As of August 1, 2017, Eagle Palms requirements have changed. as described here.

Service Hours Reporting Log: use this form to record your service project names, dates of service, hours worked, approvals, and other information needed for rank advancement. (print on pink paper)



BSA Forms and Links
Boy Scouts of America - Adult Application
Boy Scouts of America - Youth Application
BSA Medical Form, Parts A, B, and C. Also see the FAQ
BSA Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents
Boy Scouts of America
Golden Empire Council
Merit Badge Requirements and Workbooks
Merit Badge Counselor Information and Application
US Scouting Service Project


Troop Leadership Position of Responsibility Record  
Senior Patrol Leader Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Patrol Leader Assistant Patrol Leader
Troop Guide Scribe


Librarian Den Chief
Webmaster Chaplain Aide
Bugler Order of the Arrow Troop Representative
Instructor Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
Outdoor Ethics Guide  



The Scout Law A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous,
Kind, Obedient Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.
The Scout Oath On my honor, I will do my best, to do my duty, to God and my country, and to obey the Scout Law, to
help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
The Scout Motto Be Prepared.
The Scout Slogan Do a Good Turn Daily.
The Outdoor Code Be clean in my outdoor manners, Be careful with fire, Be considerate in the
outdoors, and Be Conservation-minded.
Leave No Trace

The Leave No Trace seven principles are: Plan Ahead And Prepare, Travel And Camp On Durable Surfaces,

Dispose Of Waste Properly, Leave What You Find, Minimize Campfire Impacts, Respect Wildlife, and Be Considerate of Other Visitors


Additional Important Information
How To Use a Merit Badge Blue Card - Step-by-step instructions
BSA Uniform Inspection Sheet - make sure you're properly attired
Elks Lodge #6 - learn more about this fine Chartered civic organization which sponsors Troop 259
SSIP Food Closet - the South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership food closet benefits from our Scouting for Food collection
Facebook - "Like" and follow our Boy Scouts Troop 259 Facebook page for the latest news and photos
BSA Bankruptcy Information - The Golden Empire Council is not affected by the National BSA Council Bankruptcy filing resulting from
sexual abuse claims. GEC and Troop 259 continue to provide the Scouting program in a safe environment.
Fundraising for Troop 259
Tri Valley Recycling - schedule free pickup of your e-waste. You must have three qualifying items (a TV, a monitor, and a laptop/desktop
computer) to be eligible for free pickup. In the Notes section of this form, type "Proceeds to benefit Boy Scout Troop 259."
Raley's Something Extra Scrip Program - Sign up and select BSA Troop 259. Your grocery shopping benefits us with scrip.