Training is a vital part of the Scouting Program! Whether you just joined us as a new volunteer or your a seasoned member training is the most important thing that we can offer to our boysEvery boy deserves a trained leader!
Upcoming Trainings in Shawnee Trails:
2018 Training Dates
Scoutmaster Specific Training: Saturday, February 3rd and Saturday, March 3rd at Westridge Middle School - Training will be available for new Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters or anyone interested in this position. Registration will be available soon.
Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills (IOLS) and Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills (OWL): Friday, April 6-Saturday, April 7 and Friday, November 10- Saturday, November 11 at Camp Naish - Training for Adult Leaders and Webelos Leaders. A pre-meeting will be held on a to be determined date. Registration will be available soon.
All registered leaders MUST have current Youth Protection Training (meaning within the last 2 years) in order to re-register.
New adult applicants will not be accepted without proof of Youth Protection training.
Training is broken down by whether your a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, or Venturing Leader. However, there are some courses that every leader needs to take. They are:
Youth Protection Training is available on the online learning center at my.scouting.org. This training is good for two years.
In order for a Cub Scout Leader to be considered "fully trained" for thier position they need to complete the above courses along with completing the Cub Scout Position Specific Training which is only offered in a classroom setting. Other training for Cub Scout Leaders include BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) and Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders.
All Cub Scout Leader Training is also available online at my.scouting.org.
In order for a Boy Scout Leader to be considered "fully trained" the leader needs to take the above courses along with Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster (even if you are not in one of those positions), and Outdoor Leader Skills (OLS). Scoutmaster/Assitant Scoutmaster Training and Outdoor Leader Skills are only available in a classroom setting and OLS is a overnight campout. Troop Committee Challenge is available online.
In order for a Venturing Leader to be considered "fully trained" you will need to take the above courses in addition to Venturing Youth Protection and Venturing Position Specific.
Venturing Leader Youth Protection - my.scouting.org