On May 29 the BSA announced Internet Advancement 2.0 as its official interface for advancement data. This software was previously referred to as "Scoutbook Lite". It allows you to upload your advancement data to the same BSA database used by Scoutbook.
TroopWebHost was selected by the BSA in 2018 as one of the vendors to test the new data transfer process. We originally released this as an option to export data to Scoutbook. We've now replaced this function with Export to Internet Advancement 2.0.
This function is available for Scouts BSA units from Advancement → Recognize Recent Achievements → Export to Internet Advancement 2.0.
Cub Scouts may access this function at Cub Scouts → Export to Internet Advancement 2.0.
The Scouts BSA version offers the same selection criteria as the other Pending Awards functions, as shown here:
The Cub Scouts version simply selects all adventures and badges which have been marked complete but not yet awarded.
Organizations that use a single TroopWebHost site to manage both a girl troop and a boy troop still have to report advancement separately for each troop.
Those units will now see an additional option when they export advancement data.
The system now logs the identity of the user who enters the completion of requirements for ranks, merit badges, and awards in the Scouts BSA version of TroopWebHost. This is displayed on the Individual Advancement page, as shown below.
Please note that we do not log the identity of the user who uploads completed requirements using a file obtained from another system, like the Troopmaster Individual History report, since the user who performed the upload is not necessarily the person who originally marked the requirement complete.
We improved the way tabs work for mobile users. As shown below, users may now move to the next or previous tab by tapping on the >> and << controls. You can still go directly to any tab by selecting it from the drop-down list.
Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts may now ask their members to sign up to bring snacks, drinks, and other items to a particular event. (NOTE: Scouts BSA users already had this ability using the "Other" type of shift.)
The Add & Update Events page has a new tab, "Stuff To Bring", which allows you to enter the items needed for this event.
Once you've entered one or more items for an event, members can then sign up to bring those items, either from the Calendar or from the Sign Up For Events page.
The Copy Events and Copy Monthly Events functions for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts now copy the "Stuff To Bring" items, if any are present for the event being copied.
The function used by Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts to enter and update events has a new streamlined design. The tabs now appear near the top of the page. Most of the fields that used to appear at the top of each page have been moved to the Details tab, where you can also enter Planned Activities.
A new Documents tab allows you to manage files linked to this event.
Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts have a new widget, "Recent Events", which can list the most recent events completed by their group.
Send us a ticket from the My Support Tickets page on your site's Help menu. This is absolutely the best way to communicate with us!
Or simply contact us at CustomerSupport@TroopWebHost.com. If you do, please include your troop number and city in your message so we can identify your site.
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