Recording Service Hours

You will need your unit ID (five to 11 digits) and your unit number (four digits, no letters).

Your Unit #: ________________        Your Unit ID number is: ____________________

Go to our website at www.scouting.org/Awards/JourneyToExcellenceExternal Link. Look for the “Service Project” area of the screen. Click on “Enter service hours here.” Choose “Click here to log in or create an account.” Volunteers with a MyScouting account can also reach the Journey to Excellence service hour website by clicking on the service hours link on the left side of the screen in the “Unit Tools” section.

First-Time Users

Select “Click Here” to register. Complete your information and create a user name and password. The user name must be unique (you may have to try again). Your e-mail address will be used only if you forget your password.

Returning Users

Enter your user name and password, then click “Login.” Select an option.

Changing Your Password

 After you have logged on to the site:

  1. Click the link called Change Password at the top right-hand side of your screen.
  2. Type the same unit ID that was used when you first registered with the Web site.  If you don’t remember the unit ID, call your local council or district executive to request it.
  3. Enter your current password.
  4. Enter your new password and then verify your new password by retyping it.
  5. Left mouse-click on the Change Password button and your password will be changed.

Changing Your User Profile

After you have logged on to the site:

  1. Click the link called Change Profile at the top right side of your screen.
  2. Type the same unit ID that was used when you first registered with the Web site.  If you don’t remember the unit ID, call your local council or district executive to request it.
  3. Make changes to your profile by typing information in the appropriate field.
  4. When you are finished making changes, click Update. A message indicates that the changes have been saved.
  5. Click the link named Click here to continue to return to the Home page of the data collection site.

View All Previously Recorded Projects

To select the project you want to view or edit, click on the project name. To edit the project, click on the field, type in the correct information, and press “Update.” To print a certificate, press “Print Certificate.”

Editing Previously Recorded Projects

Only projects recorded since February can be edited.

To edit projects, go to the Home page and click on the link called Would you like to view all previously recorded projects?  Open the project that you wish to change.  Click on the field you want to change, type the correct information, and press Update.

Report a Service Project

Select one service project type that best describes your project. Input the data requested:

  • Date of the project
  • Number of registered Scouts participating
  • Number of non-Scouts (brothers, sisters, friends)
  • Number of adult leaders participating
  • Number of other adults participating
  • Total hours worked (number of people times the length of time they worked)
  • Organizations that joined you on the project
  • Who or what organization benefited from the project
  • Number of items collected (if applicable)

Click on “Submit.” When you submit your information, you will be asked whether you have any additional projects to record. To print a certificate, press “Print Certificate.”