ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
MANY courses exist depending on your needs. Topics include: camping (LOE
, Intro. to Outdoor Skills
), first aid (Red Card, CPR, wilderness first aid
), youth leadership (NAYLE
, den chiefs
), adult leadership (Wood Badge
), shooting sports
, pioneering kits
, map and compass
, challenge course and climbing/rappelling
, and high adventure activities (Powderhorn
), commissioners staff
. There are two training events - University of Scouting
and Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow
- where multiple classes are available in a single day; just register for the ones interesting to you.
is a meeting of leaders and parents. The
purpose is to provide ongoing training, announce upcoming
activities and news, share program ideas, and network.
- First Thursday of
each month, 7 to 8:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 2890 Patterson Rd., Florissant, MO 63031
YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING
MANDATORY FOR ALL REGISTERED ADULTS
safety is the No. 1 concern of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Youth Protection Training (YPT) is required for all registered volunteers.
leaders are required to take YPT before they submit their 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.
must be taken every two years. If a volunteer's YPT record is not
current at the time of recharter (January 31), he/she will not be
are three versions of YPT: (1) Cub/Boy Scout leaders, (2) Venturing
leaders, and (3) Exploring leaders. You must take the one corresponding
to your registration(s). If you are registered in multiple units, you
must take all that apply.
Taking YPT online is easy at your MyScouting Account. For credit, you MUST enter your member ID number in the profile tab or print the certificate at the end and submit it to a council service center.
CUB SCOUT BASIC LEADER TRAINING
does it take to be a "trained" Cub Scout leader and wear the "trained"
patch on your uniform? You need to complete the training course for your specific position (den leader, Cubmaster, committee member, etc.). You can take it at Cub Scout Basic Leader
Training or it is also available online.
- Sept. 28, 2013 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ (1425 Stein Rd., Ferguson, 63135). Sign-in from 8:30-9 a.m. & training from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20/person which includes Leaders' Manual, Meeting Resource Book, council resource notebook & TRAINED patch.Contact Steve Rechtien at 314-660-4674 to register in advance.
BOY SCOUT BASIC LEADER TRAINING
For Scoutmasters and Asst. Scoutmasters to
be "trained" and wear the "trained" patch on your
uniform, you must complete the training course for your specific position and Intro. to Outdoor Skills. Training is offered in three evening sessions. You must attend all three sessions. These trainings are NOT available online.
- Sept. 17, 14 & Oct. 1 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ (1425 Stein Rd., Ferguson, 63135). Sign-in 6-6:30 p.m. & training 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $20/person which includes Leaders' Manual, council resource notebook & TRAINED patch. Contact Steve Rechtien at 314-660-4674 to register in advance.
Intro. to Outdoor Skills -an overnight camping course - is also required.
For Troop Committee members to be "trained": You have to to complete Troop Committee Training. It is available at Roundtable or online at your MyScouting Account.
VENTURING BASIC LEADER TRAINING
session is designed to introduce adult leaders to the information needed to operate a challenging and quality program. It is required for a Venturing leader to be "trained" and wear the "trained" patch on his or her uniform. It is NOT available online.
- Nov. 23 at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (7380 Howdershell Rd., Hazelwood, 63042). Cost is $20/person and includes Leaders' Manual, council resource notebook & TRAINED patch. Contact Mike Kost at 314-838-0187 for additional info & to register in advance.
ONLINE LEARNING CENTERMany additional training courses are available at your MyScouting Account. You will need to input your BSA membership number into your profile. If you do not know your number, contact a
service center. Upon completing a training
course, your BSA training record will automatically update to reflect