On the advancement trail, a Cub Scout progresses from rank to rank, learning new skills as he goes. Each of the ranks and awards in Cub Scouting has its own requirements. As the Cub advances through the ranks, the requirements get more challenging, to match the new skills and abilities that he learns as he gets older.
The Guide to Advancement can answer your questions about the mechanics of Cub Scout advancement.
Use Internet Advancement to enter youth advancement and awards. This makes sure that boys get proper credit for their achievements. You can print a report to make it easier to buy your rank emblems and awards, and you can run a Unit Advancement Summary to see how your Pack is progressing.