The following resources provide additional information about Scouts with disAbilities.

Links are provided to materials that are available online.

General Resources

Guide to Working With Scouts With Special Needs and DisABILITIES, No. 510-071

Scouting With Special Needs and Disabilities information sheet

Scouting for Youth With Disabilities Manual, No. 34059


Individual Scout Advancement Plan, No. 512-936

Request for Registration Beyond the Age of Eligibility, No. 512-935

Application for Alternative Eagle Scout Rank Merit Badges, No. 512-730

Inclusion – The Key to Disabilities Awareness

This presentation provides leaders and parents with an introduction to inclusion, an important process needed to work with ALL youth, those who have special needs among them. We hope it will inspire participants to learn more about inclusion and its ability to impact ALL Scouts in a positive way. The session is intended to be instructor-led and lasts approximately 60 to 90 minutes depending on the experience level of those attending.

Camping Considerations for Scouts With Disabilities

This presentation provides leaders, parents, and Scouts with key planning and logistical considerations prior to and during camping trips. The goal is to create a positive outdoor adventure for all Scouts, including those with different abilities. The session lasts between 60 and 90 minutes.

Program and Planning Strategies for Working With Scouts With Disabilities

This presentation provides leaders, parents, and Scouts with planning and program strategies needed to create a positive experience for all Scouts, including those with disabilities. The session takes 60 to 90 minutes, depending on experience level.

Essentials in Serving Scouts With Disabilities

Abilities Digest E-newsletter Archive