Blue Elk District Training

Boy Scout Training Dates:

Scoutmaster Specific

  • Saturday October  24th
  •  course starts at 2:30 PM
  • Location: American Legion Farm, 499 Legion Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014
  • Suggested items to bring are a Scoutmaster Handbook and pen/paper
  • Cost: Free
  • Who may attend?  All Scouts 17 years of age and turn 18 before the end of Summer Camp, All Scouters 18 and older


Outdoor Leader Skills:

  • October 23rd and 24th
  • Registration 4:30 - 5:30 PM Friday, course begins shortly after registration and runs  thru 2 PM Saturday
  • American Legion Farm, 499 Legion Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014
  • Cost: $15 to cover the price of food, supplies and handouts for the weekend. 
  • What to bring: Scoutmaster Handbook, Scout Handbook, pen and paper, and camping gear.
  • PLEASE EAT ON FRIDAY BEFORE COMING. This is an overnight training. Please check the weather and wear appropriate attire for any circumstance.
  • Who may attend?  All Scouts 17 years of age and turn 18 before the end of Summer Camp, All Scouters 18 and older

For more information about upcoming training contact:

Joseph Wilkinson
Blue Elk Training Chair
(816) 726-3446




Cub Scout Training Dates:

Roll It Out!  The New Cub Scout Adventures Program

  • Saturday March 14, 2015.  Check-in begins at 8 AM.  The courses will run from 8:30 AM until 11:30, and repeated from 1PM until 4PM with check-in at 12:30.
  • Training will be held at Colonial Hills Community of Christ Church, 3539 SW Hwy 7, Blue Springs, MO 64055
  • This Orientation is designed to be an introduction to the New Cub Scout Adventures program!  Learn how the advancement program has been simplified throughout all ranks!  Understand how the Aims of the Scouting program have been incorporated to produce a fun, exciting, and participatory program for Cub Scouts and their families!  Learn about all the resources that will be available to implement the new Adventures.
  • The new Cub Scout Adventures program will become official on June 1, 2015.  Get in on the ground floor to receive information to plan your program for the new Scout year.

For more info:  Joe Wilkinson at

                        Rusty Sampson at

                        Liz Desloge at 816-569-4926 or







COR Training:

COR Training will be held at the February and November District Roundtables in 2015.

For more information, please contact:

John Sheehy
COR Training
(816) 224-1010.

Other Training:

  • Merit Badge Counselor Training – held at Roundtables in January, March, May, September, and November.

NYLT (National Youth Leader Training):

The course is scheduled for June 15, 2014 thru June 20, 2014 or June16, 2014 thru June 21 at Naish Scout Reservation.

Please click here for more information.

There are many training courses that can be taken online at

  • Create an account - this can be done with or without your BSA membership ID.
  • If you enter your membership ID, your training records will be updated at the Council Office.
  • If you are not yet registered, you can still take training, just print the certificate at the end of each course.
  • After your account is created you will receive an email with a link. Click the link to activate your myscouting account. This must be done before you can log in. If you do not receive an email, check your spam/junk folder.
  • Once you log in to myscouting, click E-Learning on the left hand side. Trainings are listed under tabs (Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturing, and General).
  • Submit your certificate of completion to your District Training Chair.
  • Click on training validation* to review what courses you have taken, this includes courses recorded at the Council Office.

*After logging onto , click on “Training Validation” and you can check to see if your trainings have been recorded in the Council’s computer system.

We are encouraging all units to use this system to check the training status of all of their leaders. All you need is a list of membership ID Numbers and you can review the training status of the registered adult leaders. A list of these numbers can be found on your charter paperwork or you can obtain a list from your District Professional.