Adult Leader Training
Essentials for Adult Leaders
YPT is required for ALL parents who would like attend outings and be an active participant in Scouting.
YPT is required for ALL volunteers.
The BSA offers a host of training opportunities through my.scouting.org including but not limited to:
- Unit leadership
- Course leadership
- Outdoor leadership
Create an account at my.scouting.org to see the latest courses available to you.
- Skippers Key
- Scoutmasters Key
- Scouters Training Award for Scouts BSA Progress Record
- Scouters Training Award for Cub Scouting Progress Record
- Den Leader Training Award Progress Record
- Cubmasters Key
- Advisors Key
Tools & Articles
What does it mean to be a Scout-led troop? University of Scouting instructor and Scoutmaster Tim Giorgi shows us what a Scout-led troop looks like, how it operates, and what steps to take to move your Troop towards that goal. Watch the WebinarListen to the...
How to Keep Your Scouts Engaged During covid University of Scouting instructor and Scout leader Dr. Colleen Lewy gives us tips to keep Scouts and parents excited, engaged and Scouting strong! Learn the power of "why we Scout" and the positive impact you can make as a...
What does Successful Communication look like in scouting? Dr. David Carsten shows us how Scouting teaches empathy through the Scout Oath, Law and more. Here, he shares the evidence that your words, thoughts and actions not only affect you and everyone around you but...
As a Scout Leader you owe it to the youth you mentor to learn as much as you can about Scouting and how to run your Crew. All positions in Venturing need to complete Youth protection training and the position specific training for your registered...
The Philmont Training Center (PTC) is the national volunteer training center for the Boy Scouts of America Located in NW New Mexico. Since 1950, PTC has provided a unique environment for training volunteer and professional leaders, and a fun family program for every...
As a Cub Scout Leader you owe it to your scouts to learn as much as you can about Scouting and how to run your den and pack. For all positions, you need to complete Youth Protection and the position specific training for your registered Scouting position. How to Use...