Common sense tells us that training is important, and research shows the importance of trained leaders. A trained leader is knowledgeable and more confident in the role being performed. Trained leaders exhibit a knowledge and confidence that is picked up by people around them. Trained leaders impact the quality of programs, leader tenure, youth tenure, safety, and a whole lot more. A trained leader is better prepared to make the Scouting program all it can be!  is your resource central for all your online training needs.


Youth Protection Training

rue youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. It is the mission of Youth Protection volunteers and professionals to work within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.

Click here for a How to Guide to Taking Youth Protection.

Position Specific Training

  • Offered through and by the district or council as group training. A direct-contact Scout leader is considered fully trained and entitled to wear the trained leader emblem when he or she has completed the above-mentioned training courses and  completed required Outdoor Training for Family of Scouting

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

  • A day and a half training event that introduces Cub Scout leaders and parents to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping.


Wood Badge Training

Are you ready for Scouting’s premier adult-leader training course? Are you ready to take your service in Scouting to new heights? Are you prepared to develop leadership skills, improve your ability to manage projects, enhance your communication, and become the best you can be? If so, it is time to sign up for Wood Badge.

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NYLT and Kodiak Training


National Youth Leadership Training is a week-long training course that provides youth leaders with an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills while living by the Scout Oath and Law, in an exciting outdoor environment. Scouts who have participated in  NYLT  are prepared to meet the challenges ahead and are better prepared to work with adult leaders.

Camp Bradley   July 29-Aug 3, 2019

Cost: $200.00 

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Powder Horn

Powder Horn is a hands-on resource management course designed to give you the contacts and tools necessary to conduct an awesome high-adventure program in your troop, team, or crew.

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Kodiak Challenge

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Kodiak: the next level of leadership development
Kodiak Challenge is designed to be an adventure that pushes your boundaries. It has its underpinnings in the application of the leadership skills learned in Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops, Crews, NYLT, and/or NAYLE.
It is an adventure with a purpose.
Kodiak Challenge treks will be determined by the participants. However, Kodiak Challenge is not about the trek; it is about leadership skills. 2018 registration to come.