Training

TRAINING

The Laurel Highlands Council is committed to providing a quality Scouting program for our youth throught adult leader training.  

The Council executive board approved the following resolution for Mandated Training

In order for any Scouting unit (pack, troop, team, crew) to recharter at the end of 2015, all top leaders must be trained.  Top leaders are:  Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, Varsity Coach and Venturing Advisor.

To be considered as a trained leader, they must be current in Youth Protection Training and take the following training:

Cubmaster – Cubmaster Specific Training

Scoutmaster –Scoutmaster Specific and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Varsity Coach – Varsity Coach Specific and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Venturing Advisor – Venturing Advisor Specific and Outdoor Leader Skills training if they have an outdoor program

Charters will not be processed if the top leader has not attended the required training.

In order for any Scouting unit (pack, troop, team, crew) to recharter at the end of 2016, all direct contact leaders must be trained.  Direct contact leaders are:  Assistant Cubmasters, all den leaders, Assistant Scoutmasters, Assistant Varsity Coaches, and Assistant Venturing Advisors.

To be considered as a trained leader, they must be current in Youth Protection Training and take the following training:

Assistant Cubmasters -- Assistant Cubmaster Specific Training

Den Leaders – Den Leader Specific Training

Assistant Scoutmasters – Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills.

Assistant Varsity Coach – Varsity Coach Specific and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Assistant Venturing Advisor – Venturing Advisor Specific and Outdoor Leader Skills training if they have an outdoor program 

Charters will not be processed if the direct contact leaders have not attended the required training.

There are many other trainings available online at My Scouting.org  A login is required, but anyone may create a user account and view the courses. Registered members of the BSA may provide their member numbers (as part of the user profile) to receive credit.

 

To assist leaders in completeing the training required below are links to the council training calendar and Scouting.org when you can find links to complete many of the required training.

Click here to visit the council training calendar to see the current training dates.

Visit Scouting.org to learn about the training courses available online and other trainings courses.