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
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...
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...
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...
What is a Trained Leader A trained leader is an adult Scouter who cares enough to sacrifice a bit of their time to become fully knowledgeable on the tools and tricks to help young people learn make good choices by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and...
Den and Pack Leader Age Appropriate Guidelines Cub Scout Leader Book, No. 33221 Purchase Cub Scout Parent Information Guide Cub Scout PowerPoint Template Pack Overnighter Site Approval Form, No. 13-508 Selecting Cub Scout...
Cub Scouting relies on volunteers to be pack leaders. Volunteers come from all backgrounds and experiences. Plumbers, lawyers, homemakers, teachers, doctors, janitors, and scientists—people from just about every occupation imaginable—are involved in leading youth to...