Serving West Virginia,
Virginia and Kentucky






Required Trainings to Wear the "Trained" Strip as a Cub Scout Leader:

Youth Protection Training: Youth protection training is designed to help you keep our youth safe from abuse.  You will earn the Boy Scouts of America's Youth Protection Guidelines, signs of abuse, and how to report suspected abuse.  After each section of material, you will answer questions about that section's topic.  This course must be completed to earn the "Trained" emblem.  Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database if the module is experienced online.   Youth Protection Training Online - click here.

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training: Leader specific includes five different breakout sessions related to Cub Scouting for Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos Den Leaders and Assistants, Pack Committee Chairs, Committee Members, and Cubmasters and Assistants. Leader Specific Training - click here.



Additional Important Trainings:

Fast Start Training: The initial training for all leaders in all programs. It is a quick job description with basic tips to manage until training is available. This training is available online, or through your pack or district. Fast Start Training Online - click here.

This is Scouting: Provides an overview of the Scouting organization, including history, values, programs, Youth Protection, community involvement, and training.  The module consists of six video sections, each followed by a brief quiz.  Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database.  This is Scouting Online - click here.

Chartered Organization Representative (COR) Training:  As a chartered organization representative, you hold a key position in Scouting. While there is honor attached to this position, it is not an "honorary" one. Your primary function is to ensure that the chartered organization's Scouting program succeeds. This course is designed to present you with the basics you need to carry out your new responsibilities as a chartered organization representative.  After finishing the online training, you may print a certificate of completion.  Your Job as a COR


Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) - Techniques for planning a safe camping experience for Cub Scouts.  Required to take Cub Scouts camping over night. One full day of training. Offered at the District or Council level.

Outdoor Skills for Webelos Leaders - Essential outdoor skills for Webelos Leaders to share with their Webelos. May be held in conjunction with Boy Scout
Leader Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills. Weekend or one day. Offered at the District level.

University of Scouting- Day long program of action, activites and program ideas for Scouts and Leaders.  This event offers a full Merit Badge College for Scouts, along with many benefitial trainings for adult leaders. Offered at the Council level. (Insert Pow Wow Link)

Cub Scout Leader Roundtable - Monthly program with the purpose of giving leaders the skills and ideas they need to deliver an exciting Cub Scout Program to the boys. Offered at the District level.

Wood Badge - Multiple weekend training course designed to provide adults with advanced leadership skills and a more dedicated involvement in Scouting. Offered at the Council level. INSERT WOODBADGE LINK

National Training Conferences- Held a Philmont Training Center located in Cimarron, New Mexico.  Invitational training held during the summer to enhance knowledge, skills and attitude to improve performance of District and Council level Scouting roles.  Philmont Training Center - click here
 

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