Fast Start Training is the first step for any new volunteer.
New Leader Essentials is the initial training for ALL adult leaders involved in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or Venturing. (2 hours) The one-time in your Scouting career training for all Scouting leaders no matter what your position. New parents might also benefit from this training whereby you will learn all of the basic facts and policies of the Boy Scouts of America. This is a prerequisite for all further Scouting training.
Youth Protection is a REQUIRED training for all adult leaders accompanying Scouts on field trips, outings, camping trips, etc. Use the link below to find out about the next available council training session. Youth Protection Training is also offered by many individual units. Contact your Cubmaster or Scoutmaster for more information. The problem of child abuse has become one of the most significant social problems facing our nation. Recent public opinion polls rank the problem of child abuse second only to drug abuse as a national concern. Your participation in this training not only reflects your concern about children’s safety in this society, but also your willingness to take steps toward halting child abuse and its detrimental effects.
Boy Scout Leader Specific and Outdoor Skills Training This course offers all of the skills necessary to provide for the outdoor portion of the Scouting program. The course runs from Friday evening to Sunday noon and is a must for those who want to learn more about cooking, camping, woods tools, fire building, etc. This course also stresses the patrol method and how a troop operates in the outdoors. This course is necessary to be a fully trained Boy Scout Leader, but all adult leaders are welcomed to take this course