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Fall Woodbadge

Fall Woodbadge

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open to Scouting volunteers and professionals. How would you like to attend a training that takes you far beyond your Basic Leader Training? Would you like to build your skills in communication, conflict management and teaching methods? How about a leadership course that rivals many corporate level

National Youth Leadership Training

National Youth Leadership Training – 2017 “National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an intense, 6 day, outpost adventure outdoor leadership training experience for youth troop leaders.” NYLT will be held on two weekends this year: October 06 – 08, and October 13 – 15. Don’t miss this in-depth experience that continues to develop youth in scouting. For

Sea Scout Youth Training and Education

Sea Scouts, BSA offers a wide variety of training and education programs designed to enhance your Sea Scout experience. More Information Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships (ILSS) This course was introduced in the fall of 2012 to replace Crew Officers Orientation and the Venturing Leadership Skills Course. This course is specific to Sea Scouts

Sea Scout Training and Education

Sea Scouts, BSA offers a wide variety of training and education programs designed to enhance your Sea Scout experience.  Click on the program logos below to learn more about these opportunities. Sea Scout Fast Start Intended to be taken by ship leaders, as well as unit commissioners and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance

Venturing Training

A cornerstone of the Boy Scout programs is adult training. Training comes in many forms: classroom training, online training and field training to name a few.  Classroom and field training dates can be found by referencing our calendar and online training can be found at  The following information is also helpful in determining which training you require. Online Training

Online Training The Online Training Courses cover Youth Protection and other BSA training. Problems logging into   Contact the National Office and ask for tech support for My.Scouting at 972-580-2489. Once completed you will have access to unit, district and council tools. You will also be able to register for events and keep in touch with members

Cub Scouts Training Calendar

  Here you will be provided information on events/training/items of interest for those in the Cub Scout program.  See other calendars for additional programs or select ALL to see a composite of all calendars.

Youth Protection And Why

Youth Protection And Why On-Line Courses — All on-line courses are provided by BSA’s National Headquarters via their Online Learning Center or OLC, which is a public access web site. Video Disc — All video discs are maintained in a library at the Council office or at the District level. Registered adult volunteers can make