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Delaware River DistrictYouth Development


District Youth Development Committee

Chairman James Steinberg (845) 796-2450 jsteinberg5@hvc.rr.com
Eagle Board of Review Coordinator James Steinberg (845) 796-2450 jsteinberg5@hvc.rr.com
Merit Badge List Coordinator Gillian Kaiser (845) 856-8923 gillianmv6@aol.com

*** IMPORTANT - As of November 10th, 2020, all Eagle applications must be e-mailed to Ms. Donna Helt (donna.helt@scouting.org) electronically.  The Hudson Valley Council Headquarters in Newburgh has been sold and the office is NOT accepting mail, so any new applications and correspondence must be done via e-mail.  Please contact Mr. Jim Steinberg if you have any questions, comments or concerns. ****

Merit Badge Counselor Listing - Updated April 9th, 2020
The Merit Badge Counselor List is now available for access by unit Scoutmasters, Committee Chairs and Advancement Chairs. The document is password protected to ensure security of private and personal information. To request the password, contact James Steinberg.

Download Merit Badge Counselor Listing (PASSWORD REQUIRED)

James Steinberg jsteinberg5@hvc.rr.com
Gillian Kaiser Gillianmv6@aol.com

Merit Badge Counselor Information

Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook
The Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook requires Adobe Reader 9 or later and must be opened from within Adobe Reader. This enables the user to take advantage of the enhancements of expandable text boxes and importing images. Please click here to access the Boy Scouts of America National Archive for access to download the file.

Eagle Scout Rank Credentials
The production and mailing of the Eagle Scout rank credentials have been moved to the National Distribution Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reprint requests for Eagle Scout credentials should now be directed to the National Distribution Center’s customer service line at 1-800-323-0732, extensions 458 or 488, or eagle.certificates@scouting.org.  Questions regarding Eagle Scout rank credentials, reprints, duplicate requests, and corrections should also be directed to National Distribution Center customer service.

Advancement Resources
Age Requirement Eligibility
Rank Advancement for Venturers
Boy Scout Joining Requirements
Cub Scout Advancement
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Pins
Tenderfoot Rank Requirements
Second Class Rank Requirements
First Class Rank Requirements
Alternate Requirements
Star Rank Requirements
Life Rank Requirements
Eagle Rank Requirements
Eagle Scout Rank Alternate Requirements
Eagle Scout Rank Application
Eagle Palms
Selecting Leadership Service Projects
Introduction to Merit Badges
Merit Badge Requirements
Merit Badge Library
Other Advancement Resources

Special Opportunities
Boardsailing BSA
Den Chief Service Award
50-Miler Award
Firem'n Chit
Historic Trails Award
Interpreter Strip
Kayaking BSA
Leave No Trace
Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Awards
Mile Swim BSA
Paul Bunyan Woodsman
Religious Emblems
Scuba BSA
Snorkeling BSA
Totin' Chip
William T. Hornaday Awards
World Conservation Award