Three Steps to Becoming a Trained Leader
STEP THREE: POSITION SPECIFIC TRAINING
The BSA Learning Center is at My.Scouting. Select your position and a learning plan will be created for you. The plan includes modules that are designed to allow you to complete them at your own pace.
Leaders who complete Youth Protection Training and Position Specific Training earn the right to wear the trained patch on the left sleeve of their uniform, beneath the patch representing the position for which they are trained. Position Specific Courses
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation – BALOO
This one-and-a-half day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for leaders interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO training consists of an online pre-requisite component in addition to an overnight outdoor camping experience. Completion of this course is mandatory for a MINIMUM OF ONE adult on a Pack overnighter.
- BALOO - NLD - 5/4 - West Newbury
- Trainers Edge & Fundamentals of Training - 3/2
- Trainers Edge & Fundamentals of Training - 3/23
- Venturing Mentoring Training - 4/16
This hands-on program gives adult leaders a practical introduction to the patrol method of a Scout led troop by teaching many of the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors.
Powder Horn is a skills resource course for Venturing and Scouts BSA leaders and youth (age 14 and up) of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). ... Powder Horn presents a wide variety of hands-on high adventure skills experiences, and thus is not designed to provide specific skills certifications.
Wood Badge is Scouting's premier training course. Baden-Powell designed it so that Scouters could learn, in as practical a way possible, the skills and methods of Scouting. It is first and foremost, learning by doing. The members of the course are formed into patrols and these into a troop. The entire troop camps in the outdoors, camping, cooking their own meals, and practices Scout skills while honing their leadership and teamwork.
Next course will be held April 12-14 & at T.L. Storer Scout Reservation - stay tuned for more details