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.
- Troop Online Training Requirements
- Skippers Key
- Scoutmasters Key
- Scouters Training Award for Scouts BSA Progress Record
- Scouters Training Award for Cub Scouting Progress Record
- Online Training Requirements
- Den Leader Training Award Progress Record
- Cubmasters Key
- Advisors Key
Tools & Articles
Learn the registration and re-registration process of becoming a Scouts BSA merit badge counselor. Also, we'll explain how ScoutCommunity.com and ScoutBook.com work together to help you help Scouts advance. Quick Tips Merit Counselors Need to be Registered: deadline...
New tools, resources and techniques for promoting your Scout unit digitally and in the real world. Watch the Webinar Listen to the WebinarQuick Links
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Join us as we present tools, explore and discuss the importance of mental health for our youth in Scouting. Also note these important phone numbers to add to your contacts. Scouts First Helpline 1-844-SCOUTS1 (1-844-726-8871) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline...
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...