The Basic training schedule includes information about online and instructor-led courses. Courses completed by any combination of these two methods of instruction can qualify a scout leader as trained. All adult leaders must take Youth Protection Training every two years which is offered online. Additional courses to become trained which are listed here may be chosen by the individual scout leader to suit his/her personal schedule.
Charter Organization Representative
Other Adult Leader
This course is required for new commissioners. Learn all the tools for becoming an effective unit commissioner.
Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.
This course is intended to be taken by pack, troop, crew and ship leaders, as well as unit commissioners and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance of their new role. Retrain for each program level.
This course is intended to be taken by troop leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.
This course is intended to be taken by crew leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.
This training module presents safety precautions for eight different types of weather, as well as planning, preparation, and traditional weather signs. Effective April 30, 2018 new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained. Valid for two years.
Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank.
Under the direction of the pack committee chairman, the pack trainer helps leaders and parents understand purposes, policies, and procedures of the Cub Scouting program. The pack trainer conducts, or facilitates, the training of leaders and parents in the pack.
This course acquaints the Roundtable team with the aims, principles and specifics of their roles and responsibilities, and assists the team in developing the methods and techniques necessary to present materials and teach skills at Roundtable in an interesting way.
This course will provide Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters who complete this course, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Youth Protection Training are considered trained for those positions.
This course is the first step in training for all Sea Scout leaders focusing on the skills and attributes necessary to be an effective advisor in the Ship’s deliverance of service to youth.
This course will provide an introduction to the responsibilities, opportunities, and resources that will ensure a successful Venturing crew leadership experience.
Youth Protection training is designed to help you keep our youth safe from abuse. The course reviews the Boy Scouts of America's Youth Protection Guidelines, signs of abuse and how to report suspected abuse. This training is required of all adult leaders. Valid for two years.
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