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Cub Scout Leader Training

YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING IS REQUIRED. 

 

 

Step 1 - Fast Start Training- 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 2 - Cub Scout Leader Specific Training- Online (REQUIRED)

 

Cub Scout Leader Position-Specific Training can now be completed online if an instructor-led course is not possible. This course will give new leaders the knowledge and skills needed to be successful. Part one is an introduction to Scouting and the Cub Scout pack, while part two is a module on how Cub Scouts have fun in the pack and the den. The third part is focused on specific training for Cubmasters, den leaders, pack committee members, and pack trainers. 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: 30 minutes.

 

Step 3 - "This Is Scouting Training- 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 4 - "BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation - Offline (Supplemental)  

At least one adult giving leadership to a pack overnighter must complete Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO), No. 34162, and be present on campouts. BALOO trains participants to properly understand the importance of program intent, Youth Protection guidelines, health and safety, site selection, age-appropriate activities, and sufficient adult participation. Permits for campouts shall be issued locally, according to council policies. Estimated time to complete: Six hours.

 

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