training

Youth Protection

True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. I

 True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. It is the mission of Youth Protection to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at levels.

Wood Badge

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 Wood Badge is Scouting’s premier training course. Baden-Powell designed it so that Scouters could learn the skills and methods of Scouting.

BALOO

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BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation).   It is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including pack camping overnighters and Webelos den overnighters 

Adult Leader Training

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 Leaders who complete Youth Protection Training and Position Specific Training earn the right to wear the trained patch on the left sleeve of their uniform, beneath the patch representing the position for which they are trained.   Click the image above for position specific.  

National Youth Leadership Training

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 There is a long heritage in the Boy Scouts of America of providing what the NYLT Leadership Academy does today. The academy brings together from around the country youth leaders who have been selected to staff their local council’s NYLT program.  

Scouting University

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 University of Scouting is a supplemental training opportunity for Scout leaders and Scouts. It is the only time during the year where you can find the widest variety of training opportunities in all program areas. Whether you are new to the program or a veteran of many years, the University provides interesting courses, leadership training, and electives courses applicable across the Scouting programs.