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Training is a Cornerstone of Effective Scouting Programs

Being a leader in the Boy Scouts of America is a privilege, not a right. The quality of our Scouting program and the safety of our youth members require high-quality adult leaders.
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Information on training is organized by Program indicated by the following icons.  Training courses listed in the calendar will display one or more of these icons indicating to which program(s) the training applies.

Cub Scouts
Details on Cub Scout Leader training > 
Basic Training for Cub Scout Leader Positions Explained (pdf)

Boy Scouts
Details on Boy Scout Leader training, including youth training>

Basic Training for Boy Scout Leader Positions Explained(pdf)

Details on Venturing training for adults and youth leaders >

Training is available locally from District training personnel and ONLINE using interactive training modules provided by the Boys Scouts of America.

  • Check the Upcoming Training Activities & Events list on each page for information on local training sessions.

  • Visit and take relevant BSA ONLINE training.
    Need help setting up a MyScouting ID?  Follow these instructions >

Details About Supplemental Training

Information on other courses offered for leaders and eligible Scouts > 

Additional Information

Find specific ONLINE training topic(s) > 

Get help with >

How to Link Your Training Record to Your Member ID >


Upcoming Training Activities & Events

The training sessions listed below are local (L) sessions.

View or print a list of all GNFC Training Activiies and Events >

Information for Experienced Leaders

GNFC Training Contacts

GNFC Training Chairman
Darlene Kihlberg - (716) 946-3557

GNFC Training Staff Advisor
Jim Battaglia - (716) 512-6204

GNFC Training Chairs
Red Jacket: 
Ron Krawczyk - (716) 435-5083

Onondaga: Bob Blatz - (716) 445-5406

Polaris: Dave Sepulveda

Buffalo: Vacant


Greater Niagara Frontier Council #380, Boy Scouts of America, 2860 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14225
Service Center Hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-4073 - Fax (716) 891-4008
Scout Shop Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM;
Every Saturday 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-1689 - Fax (716) 891-1910