Scouter Training

All Scouts deserve a trained leader. So we are providing you the
tools to become the best leader you can for your troop.

MyScouting Training

To begin, make an account at Boy Scouts of America offers training courses online at It also includes a Dashboard that shows what training you’ve completed. Visit the BSA Adult Training page for more information.

Youth Protection Training

  • Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers and is a joining requirement.
  • Youth Protection training must be taken every two years. If a volunteer’s Youth Protection training record is not current at the time of recharter, the volunteer will not be re-registered.

Merit Badge Counselors

To become a Merit Badge Counselor, you must fill out another Adult Application and Background Check (below) at include “42” under Position Code. It is highly recommended to take MBC training.

Wood Badge

The purpose of Wood Badge is to develop skilled leaders who can strengthen Scouting units in achieving the mission of the Boy Scouts of America.

When we accomplish the mission of Scouting, we do it in the units. Therefore, the short form of the purpose is, the purpose of Wood Badge is to strengthen units.

Although the course is different today, what Baden-Powell said in 1919 still applies:

One of the purposes of Wood Badge training is to get Scouters to think about the practice of Scouting, to meet together, to exchange experiences, and to live together in the spirit of the Scout Oath.

Other Training Opportunities

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Information will appear here as soon as something is lined up.

Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA)

American Red Cross offers Wilderness & Remote First Aid (WRFA) training class for Scouts, Scouters, and Outdoorsmen. When the next one is scheduled, we’ll post the information here. The American Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid program is an outdoor oriented, advanced first aid training program. This is a minimum 16-hour first aid course …