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Basic Training Schedule

The basic training schedule includes online courses that are required for all new registered leaders which must be retaken every two years to maintain registration (Youth Protection Training). It also includes online orientation courses which are designed to help Scouters learn more about their Scouting role and about other leadership positions in the program. The instructor-led courses listed here are designed to help Scouters learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing these courses will make a Scouter "trained" for the role(s) covered in the course.

Cub Scouting   Boy Scouting   Varsity   Venturing   Sea Scouts
Youth   Commissioner   Charter Organization Representative

Charter Organization Representative Fast Start

This course is intended to be taken by charter organization representatives immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Commissioner Basic

This course is required for new commissioners. Learn all the tools for becoming an effective unit commissioner.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 4, 2017 San Diego
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Register Online
 
Apr 22, 2017 Escondido
Registration coming soon.
 

Cubmaster Position-Specific

This course is intended to provide Cubmasters, Assistant Cubmasters and Pack Committee Members with the information and tools they need to successfully lead a Cub Scout pack.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 4, 2017 San Diego
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Apr 22, 2017 Escondido
Registration coming soon.
 
May 7, 2017 San Diego   Register Online  

Den Leader Position-Specific

This course is intended to provide Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos den leaders with the information and tools they need to conduct successful den meetings.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 4, 2017 San Diego
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Apr 22, 2017 Escondido
Registration coming soon.
 

Fast Start

This course is intended to be taken by pack, troop, team, crew and ship leaders, as well as unit commissioners and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online Retrain For Each Level

Fast Start: Boy Scouting

This course is intended to be taken by troop leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Fast Start: Venturing

This course is intended to be taken by crew leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

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.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 17-18, 2017 Ramona   Register Online  
Apr 21-22, 2017 Camp Balboa   Register Online  
Sep 8-9, 2017 Camp Balboa   Register Online  
Oct 13-14, 2017 Ramona   Register Online  

Pack Committee Challenge

Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 4, 2017 San Diego
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Apr 22, 2017 Escondido
Registration coming soon.
 
Always Online  

Scoutmaster Position-Specific

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.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 4, 2017 San Diego
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Apr 22, 2017 Escondido
Registration coming soon.
 
Aug 6, 2017 San Diego   Register Online  

Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic Training

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.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Sea Scout Adult Leader Fast Track Training

This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about the basics of the Sea Scout program. It will provide an orientation of the program and show how Sea Scouts work to better serve the youth involved in the program.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Team Committee Challenge

Varsity Team Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

This Is Scouting

This course provides an overview of the Scouting organization, including history, values, programs, Youth Protection, community involvement, and training.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Troop Committee Challenge

Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Unit Commissioner Fast Start

This course is intended to be taken by unit commissioners immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Varsity Coach Position-Specific

This is the position-specific training for Varsity Scout Coaches and assistant Coaches, but youth team members, team committee members, and other interested Scouters are encouraged to attend.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Varsity Leader Fast Start

This course is intended to be taken by team leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Venturing Advisor Position-Specific

This course will provide an introduction to the responsibilities, opportunities, and resources that will ensure a successful Venturing crew leadership experience.

Date(s) Location Valid
Mar 4, 2017 San Diego
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Apr 21-22, 2017 Camp Balboa
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Includes Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS).
 

Venturing Youth Protection Training

This course is designed to help crew and ship leaders to keep youth safe from abuse. It 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 Venturing and Sea Scout leaders.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online Two Years

Youth Protection Training (YPT)

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. Venturing and Sea Scout leaders take the program specific Venturing Leader Youth Protection Training.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online Two Years

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