Required Adult Training Courses
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Youth Protection Training shieldYouth Protection Training is required for
all Scouting leaders and volunteers.

Featured Events and Activities

  • Boy Scout Leader Position-Specific - Oct 28

    Required for all Scoutmasters and Assistants. The course will provide Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters who complete this course, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Youth Protection Training are considered "trained" for those positions. Training is 2 evenings.
  • Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills - Starts Oct 11

    Required for all Scoutmasters and Assistants. Must attend all three parts: Oct 11, Oct 18, and Oct 27-28.

Are You a New Scout Leader?

Training Requirements PDF iconWhat makes a Trained Leader?
Click here to view the PDF (4.1mb pdf)

Take these online training courses in the BSA Learn Center (found at my.scouting.orgExternal Link on right-hand side).

Are You a New Cub Scout Leader or Parent?

Cub Scout logoWhen are the upcoming Cub Scout Leader courses?
Click here for Cub Scout Leader courses.

Are You a New Boy Scout or Venturing Leader?

Fleur de lisVenturing logoWhen are the upcoming Boy Scout and Venturing Leader courses?
Click here for Boy Scout Leader courses.

Would You Like To Be a Merit Badge Counselor?

Fleur de lisTake the Merit Badge Counselor Training
Click here to find out more.

Complete Training Calendar

Calendar graphicWhen are the upcoming Training courses?
Click here for complete Training calendar.

Online Leader Training

Laptop iconONLINE TRAINING: For online training, click here.

More Training . . .

The training classes above don't fit your schedule?
Check these neighboring councils for more training classes!
San Francisco Bay Area CouncilExternal Link (to the north of our council)
Silicon Valley Monterey Bay CouncilExternal Link (to the south of our council)