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Cub Scout Leader Training

STEP 1 - YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING IS REQUIRED. Take course code Y01. Your YPT date must be current at all times during your membership term.

 

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

 

Cub Scout Leader Position-Specific Training is available online if an instructor-led course is not possible. Video Courses for each specific position are listed. Complete the Leader Position Specific videos for your Scouting Position. The videos for Before the 1st Meeting and The First 30 days, are optional. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, you must make sure your BSA Person ID number to your My.Scouting.org account matches the BSA Person ID number for your BSA membership, and if it does not match, contact the council office.

  

Step 3 - "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.

 

Step 4 - "OWLS" - Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills - Offline (Supplemental)  

At least one adult giving leadership to a Webelos Den 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.