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New Leader Training



New Leader Essentials familiarizes adults with the basics of the Scouting program, policies, and safety measures. This training is offered in conjunction with Cub Leader Specific Training. Click on the link below to print off a listing of dates, times, & locations for Cub Leader Specific trainings and a registration form. 



To be fully trained and earn the Trained Leader emblem*, a new leader must complete basic training in the following order: 

Youth Protection Training: New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before submitting an application for registration. The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time the application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins. Youth Protection Training must be completed every two years to remain current. 

Fast Start Training for their volunteer position 

Leader Position-Specific Training: Fully trained leaders changing leadership roles should take the Leader Position-Specific Training for their new position. 

Orientation Training: This is Scouting 

* In addition, Boy Scout leaders must complete Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training through their local council. 


Scout Leader Roundtable

Roundtables are a form of ongoing training for all Scouting adult leaders--both Cub Scout and Boy Scout. Scout Leader Roundtable is held in each district most months of the year (except summer). Experienced Roundtable Commissioners lead the monthly program. Roundtable offers a chance for leaders to learn about upcoming council and district events and network with other leaders.