Training for Youth-
Training for Adults-
NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING (NYLT)-
NYLT is an exciting, action-packed program designed for youth to learn and practice the leadership skills that will help them succeed in Scouting and in life! Attendance selection is by the Scoutmaster. Be sure to let him know prior to February 1st that you want to participate.
Check the PAC website In-Person Training classes:
OUTDOOR ETHICS GUIDE-
CHAPLAIN AIDE TRAINING-
The responsibilities are to encourage spiritual awareness and growth in the lives of troop members and to assist the chaplain. Typically training takes place at PAC each year on the second Thursday in March and November .
Training Guide: Chaplain Aide Training Guide
DEN CHIEF TRAINING-
YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING 2-
True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. It is the mission of Youth Protection volunteers and professionals to work within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.
You do not have to be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America to take Youth Protection training. To take Youth Protection training go to My.Scouting.org
UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING-
The University of Scouting is premier training events offered to scouting adult leaders. This training is designed to supplement the educational experience of any Scouting leader.
Here are some virtual opportunities to attend UoS programs:
- several 1-hour offerings on various evenings: https://scoutingevent.com/250-OnlineSessionsWinter2024
- several offerings on February 24, 2024: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14AjmJ6Jrqlq9l3e0QbCd5a8zJsdsBY37nhirM5rQyUY/edit?usp=sharing
These are great programs. If you do attend any, please take some notes and share ideas with us at the next committee meeting.
OAK LEAF TRAINING-
Oakleaf is an Outdoor Leader Skills Training course where you will learn the role of the Scoutmaster and practice your outdoor skills. All Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters are required to attend this training. Committee Chairs and Committee members are encouraged and welcome to attend.
MERIT BADGE COUNSELOR TRAINING-
As a merit badge counselor, you have the opportunity to teach skills and introduce concepts that may change the course of a Scout’s life. Many Scouts have been guided to their chosen careers or discovered lifelong hobbies through the Scouts BSA merit badge program. This opportunity would not exist without adult volunteers giving of their knowledge and time selflessly to help shape the leaders of tomorrow.
Click here for the MBC APPLICATION PROCESS
HAZARDOUS WEATHER, SAFETY AFLOAT, TREK SAFELY-
Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat training programs are available online at my.scouting.org and may be offered locally by instructors approved by the council aquatics committee or other council authority.
Hazardous Weather Training- Effective April 30, 2018 new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained.
Trek Safely- Trek Safely is the Boy Scouts of America’s recommended procedure for organizing and carrying out outdoor treks that involve Boy Scouts and Venturers. Trek Safely applies to all types of outdoor experiences that involve trekking, including hiking, backpacking, canoeing, horseback riding, caving, rafting, kayaking, sailing, ski touring, mountain climbing, and mountain biking.
POSITION SPECIFIC TRAINING-
Instructor-led courses are designed to help Scouters learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course. E-learning versions of some courses may be found below in the E-learning section.