Training Essentials
Every leader deserves training so s/he can successfully deliver the Scouting program! Training has evolved into a well-presented, thorough, curriculum of courses to be completed in sequence. Click here for more about Adult Training.

Much of the initial training can be done online via the National Online Training site. For any online training, you must create a My.Scouting.org account. Your My.Scouting.org account will keep track of your trainings. Once you add your BSA Membership ID #, the Mountaineer Area Council and your unit will be notified of the trainings you have completed.

All adult leaders are required to complete Youth Protection training within 30 days of registering:

  • Youth Protection Training ensures boys involved in scouting are kept safe. Every registered adult leader must complete this training every two years, which can be done online.