Let’s get at least 50 percent of direct-contact leaders trained in 2017

Every Scout deserves a trained leader, but less than 50 percent of direct-contact leaders complete basic training for their position. Scouting U wants to change that. The BSA’s training team has set its 2017 goal: at least 50 percent of direct-contact leaders trained this year. Direct-contact leaders, as the name implies, are adult volunteers who have direct contact with…

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Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training (classroom component) – At March and April Roundtables

Scoutmaster Position-Specific training is the BSA’s initial level of training for the top leaders of Boy Scout troops. It is designed for Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and junior assistant Scoutmasters. However, committee members and all adults connected to a Boy Scout troop are welcome to attend. When Scoutmaster Position-Specific training (classroom training component) AND Introduction to Outdoor Leader…

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Spring University of Scouting – Apr 22, 2017

New Leader Discount! Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lakeville South High School What is University of Scouting? Our University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on, experience-laden opportunity to network with other Scouters, and is truly a learning adventure for new or experienced Scouters. The University of Scouting gives you the opportunity…

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Youth Protection Training: Keeping Kids Safe

Creating a safe environment Learn about adult and youth training programs that make Scouting one of the safest places for youth. What is Youth Protection Training (YPT)? Youth Protection Training is split into two groups, one for adults and the other for youth. Adult training reviews policies and procedures that registered adult leaders and parents…

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We Made Super Leaders at University of Scouting

675 Attendees Over 675 people attended the Fall University of Scouting held at Osseo High School on October 29, 2016. Leaders chose a class schedule from over 100 classes like Unit Budgeting, Camping Tips and Tricks, Leader Specific Training, First Aid, CPR, Working with Scouts with Disibilities just to name a few. Those attending certainly…

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Youth Protection Tips and Resources You Need to Know

The Youth Protection team is pleased to be joining Scouting Wire. With the broad reach of BSA’s ScoutingWire, and the frequency of its communications, it will be the appropriate way to release information covering youth protection activities to a wide population. So look forward to the release of various timely articles on youth protection actions,…

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