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GNFC TrainingTraining 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.


Cub Scouts

Details on Cub Scout Leader training. | View
Basic Training for Cub Scout Leader Positions Explained | Download


Boy Scouts

Details on Boy Scout Leader training, including youth training. | View
Basic Training for Boy Scout Leader Positions Explained | Download



Details on Venturing training for adults and youth leaders. | View
Basic Training for Boy Scout Leader Positions Explained | Download

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 My.Scouting.org and take relevant BSA ONLINE training.
    Need help setting up a My.Scouting ID?  Download instructions.

Details About Supplemental Training

Information on other courses offered for leaders and eligible Scouts. | View Now

Additional Information

Find specific ONLINE training topic(s) on page 3 of our “My.Scouting.org User Instructions.” | Download
Need help with with My.Scouting.org? | Learn more