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Boy Scout / Varsity Leader Training

YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING IS REQUIRED.

 

 

Step 1 - Boy Scout / Varsity Fast Start- Online (Supplemental)

 

 

 Intended to be taken by pack, troop, team, and crew leaders, as well as ScoutParent unit coordinators, unit commissioners, and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance of their new role; Fast Start is designed to help new leaders understand the fundamentals of their specific program and give insight into the various leadership roles of the people they will be working with. Leaders will learn their responsibilities and how to keep things organized, fun, and exciting, along with information about other resources available to help assist in them in their new position. This training is offered online or on a DVD. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes.

 

Step 2 - This Is Scouting- Online (Supplemental)

This Is Scouting provides an overview of the Scouting organization, including history, values, programs, Youth Protection, community involvement, and training. The module consists of six video sections, each followed by a brief quiz. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

 

Step 3 - Scoutmaster & Assistant Leader Specific Training (REQUIRED)

 

The Scoutmaster & Assistant Leader Specific course is intended to help adult leaders in leadership positions within their troops understand their responsiblities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities.

 

 

 

Step 4 - Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills Training (REQUIRED)

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. This course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Boy Scout Troops and Varsity Scout Teams, in order to wear the Trained patch. Check with your District Training Committee for the next scheduled course.

 

 

Troop Committee Challenge Training- Online (REQUIRED)

 

Available both as an instructor-led course and online, this course focuses on the core beliefs, aims, and methods of Scouting. It specifically helps each committee member learn and identify his or her role and responsibilities in support of the unit in order to provide a quality troop experience for the Scouts. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes.

 

 

 

 

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