Boy Scout Leader Training

To be qualified to receive and wear the “Trained” strip as a Boy Scout Leader you must participate in Fast Start Training (online), This is Scouting (online), Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific training (classroom only) and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills training (overnight).

Fast Start Training: The initial training for all leaders in all programs. It is a quick job description with basic tips to manage until training is available. This training is available online or through your troop or district. Take Fast Start Training Online Now!

Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training: Leader specific includes three sessions designed to provide leaders with a good working knowledge of Troop Operation. Offered at the District level.

Youth Protection Training: This training increases awareness in youth protection issues, reviews all of the BSA youth protection policies and is required for all of the Leader training awards. Youth Protection Training is required for all registered leaders participating in any nationally conducted event or activity and is recommended for anyone working directly with the youth. Youth Protection training is available online or through your district. Time to complete varies. Take Youth Protection Training Online Now!