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New District Committee Training Online

By |2019-09-07T03:29:55-04:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: Districts, Training|

NEW! – District Committee Basic Training available online! District Committee Training has been taught the same way for many years with a very dated course. Today the National BSA Training committee is very happy to announce that by leveraging the BSA Learn Center we are providing the district committee a learning environment that provides them [...]

The Adventure Plan (TAP) Resource

By |2019-05-30T21:08:06-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Outdoor Adventures, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Training, Venturing|

The Adventure Plan (TAP) is a tool to guide unit leaders—Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts— through all stages of Adventure planning. Outdoor adventure is a key element of youth development in the Boy Scouts of America programs. Just as young people grow, learn and mature in a continuing progression of experience so, too, do the [...]

New Cub Scout Facilitator Led Training

By |2019-05-23T17:50:28-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Council News, Training|

This training is designed to deliver training for all position trained Cub Scout positions and matches the online content. The training is intended to help leaders begin a “path of learning”. The goal is to encourage and incentivize leaders to become continuous learners providing the basic information and skills necessary to get them started on [...]

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) Update

By |2019-04-09T11:42:31-04:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Training|

BALOO’s online modules have been updated! As part of a two-part blended learning format, these online modules are the first step to become BALOO trained. The online training modules contain introductory and basic information that will be built upon during the practical training that is completed during an in-person, council instructed course. The in-person syllabus [...]

IMPORTANT: Online Youth Protection Update

By |2019-02-09T06:38:37-04:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Scouting Safely, Training|

Information about online Youth Protection Training: At the end of February, the online Youth Protection Course will be replaced with an updated version. Please get the word out to all leaders that any courses in progress (completions of some but not all of the required four modules) will be lost when the course is updated. [...]

New Den Chief Online Training Available

By |2019-01-18T10:15:42-04:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Program Updates, Scouts BSA, Training|

Announcing the new online Den Chief Training. The new online Den Chief training is now available for Scouts who are registered in Troops, Crews and Ships. The new online course identifies den chief responsibilities and tasks along with describing the den chief’s relationship with supporting Den Leaders and how it relates to the den chief’s activities [...]

Important Training Update

By |2018-11-29T19:57:30-04:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Training|

Please ensure any leaders who are currently working towards Position-Specific Training for any Cub Scout or Boy Scout/Scouts BSA positions complete their training as soon as possible (the end of the year may have system slowdowns, so earlier completion is urged). If any volunteers who are currently trained or training in these programs will be [...]

Youth Protection Training

By |2018-11-08T06:43:06-04:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Scouting Safely, Training|

Did Your Know?  Youth Protection Training is required for all registered adult Scouting volunteers.  Youth Protection Training (YPT) must be completed every two (2) years.   You can complete YPT Training online or in-person.  To take the online course, please visit http://my.scouting.org

KAPVIK Pilot Program

By |2018-11-06T06:06:04-04:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures, Scouts BSA, Training, Venturing|

The Kapvik pilot program is an official Northern Tier program aimed at bringing world class winter camping opportunities to more scouts than ever before. Kapvik will be held at Gerber Scout Reservation and Owasippe Scout Reservation near Muskegon Michigan over four weekends including: Holiday Stay Dec 27, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019 Session 1 Jan [...]

Youth Protection Training Completed by October 1, 2018

By |2018-09-22T06:17:00-04:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Training|Tags: |

All registered Scouters (volunteers and professionals), including any adult who will be present at a Scouting activity for 72 total hours or more.  The updated course debuted in February 2018; if you took Youth Protection training prior to that, you’ll need to complete the updated course by Oct. 1, 2018.  For more information visit scouting.org/youthprotection.  [...]

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On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.