Cub Scout Leader Training

Training Requirements

Each role in scouting has its own requirements to be considered trained and eligible to wear the "Trained Patch" on the official Boy Scout Uniform.  For all positions, it requires the completion of Youth Protection Training and Position-Specific Training.

Cubmasters / Assistant Cubmasters

  • Youth Protection Training
  • Cubmaster Position-Specific Training
    • Available as in-person, one night class OR
    • Available online through MyScouting
  • Hazardous Weather Training (Available through MyScouting)

Den Leaders / Assistant Den Leaders

  • Youth Protection Training
  • Den Leader Position-Specific Training 
    • Available as in-person, one night class OR
    • Available online through MyScouting
  • Hazardous Weather Training (Available through MyScouting)

Pack Committee Chairpersons / Pack Committee Members

  • Youth Protection Training
  • Pack Committee Position-Specific Training 
    • Available as in-person, one night class OR
    • Available online through MyScouting

Cub Scout Leader Resources

 

Council Training Course Descriptions

Cub Scout Leader Boot Camp is intended to provide Cubmasters, Assistant Cubmaster, Den Leaders, Pack Committee Chairpersons, and Pack Committee Members with the information and tools they need to successfully lead a Cub Scout pack. This course is offered multiple times during the year. Please check our course calendar for the next offering.

Click here for Upcoming Cub Scout Leader Boot Camp Courses

Comprehensive 1-Evening Cub Scout Leader-Position-Specific is an instructor-led offering that is a comprehensive version of the basic training for Cub Scouters, which means that after successfully completing this one-evening session you will have completed the required leader-specific training for all of the above Cub Scouting leadership. This training is portable; our trainers can bring this course to your unit to get your leaders trained. To host one of these sessions, please contact your District Training Chair.

Click here for Comprehensive 1-Evening Cub Scout Leader-Position-Specific Upcoming Courses

BB & Archery Training is a safety course that is required to have your Pack open the BB or Archery ranges at Quail Hill. We offer this course several times in the Spring and Fall of each year. Click here for Upcopming BB & Archery Range Safety Courses
 

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is intended to provide Pack Leaders with the skills to take their Packs on an overnight. BALOO is offered in the Spring and Fall each year.

Click here BALOO Course Information

 

Supplemental Training

 

The BSA National Office redesigned its online training for adult leaders, making it more convenient than ever to earn your Trained badge. The new Web-based courses deliver high-quality online learning experiences tailored for each volunteer’s role. Whether you’re a new leader or a seasoned Scouter, your mission remains the same: providing Scouts or Venturers with the best possible Scouting experiences.

Please visit My.Scouting for the current online catalog available.