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.
If You Are a New Leader, Start Here >
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.
Details on Cub Scout Leader training >
Basic Training for Cub Scout Leader Positions Explained (pdf)
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 Council 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 MyScouting.org 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 >
Find specific ONLINE training topic(s) >
Get help with MyScouting.org >
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
Stuart Schnettler - (716) 512-6215