Cub Scout Leader Info & Training

Thank You for being a leader…

As a leader, you have the opertunity to make a lasting impression and impact in the life of our youth.

 

Required Leader Training

Youth Protection Training is the most important training for every registered leader. Click here for information on YPT or the Blue Traning button below.

Once YPT is completed, there is Position-Specific (Role-Based) Courses. Below is a list of position-specific training or click the Blue Training button below.

  • Cubmaster and Assistant Cubmaster Position-Specific Training
  • Den Leader Position-Specific Training
  • Pack Committee Position-Specific Training
  • Chartered Organization Representative Training

Click here to see a comprehensive list the Position-Specific Courses, 

My.Scouting Training

 

Recommended Leader Trainings

There are various trainings that can be taken, here are a few popular trainings.

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.

This is a local hands-on course and runs anually .  Click here for information on the next course.

Wood Badge

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals. Scouters from Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing, Sea Scouts, and Explorers, and district and council Scouters all are welcome and belong here.

This is a local hands-on course and runs every 2-3 years.  Click here for information on the next course.

For additional course offerings see the Traning Page or the National information page here.

 

Parent Training

While Youth Protection Training is required for all registered leaders.  YPT can be valuable training for parents who help with a scout unit.  Click the link below and create an account. 

My.Scouting Training

 

Council Resources

Our Council, Gateway Area

Council Calendar

What is the liability insurance and what is the coverage?

Request Certificate of Insurance, contact the scout office

District Resources

Connect to your district page for information on the following:

  • District Map
  • Who are the District Leaders?
  • Who are the Commissioners?
  • What is a District Round Table?  What is the Schedule?  What are the Topics?
  • Re-Charter Information