Cub Scout Training


To earn the Trained leader emblem, all new leaders MUST complete the following basic training:

Training requirements vary depending on your position: Training is available LOCALLY from Council training personnel and ONLINE using interactive training modules provided by the Boys Scouts of America. Training topics noted (L) below are available locally.  Topics marked (O) indicate ONLINE training modules.

  • Check the Upcoming Cub Scout Activities & Events list on the right side of this page to see when specific local Boy Scout training sessions are scheduled.
  • Visit My.Scouting.org and take relevant BSA ONLINE training. Need help setting up a My.Scouting ID?  Download instructions.

When creating an online profile, please use the SAME name you used on your adult application.  This will append your training to your existing record.  Contact your unit leader if you don’t recall how you entered your name on the application.

Den Leader/Assistant Den Leader Training

  • Youth Protection (O)
  • Den Leader Specifics (varies by Den type) (L) (O)

Cubmaster/Assistant Cubmaster Training

  • Youth Protection (O)
  • Cubmaster/Pack Leader Specifics (L) (O)

Pack Committee Chair/Member Training

  • Youth Protection (O)
  • Pack Committee Specifics (L) (O)

Supplemental Cub Scout Leader Training

  • Physical Wellness (O)
  • This is Scouting Orientation(O)
  • Fast Start(O)
  • Safe Swim Defense(O)
  • Safety Afloat (O)
  • Weather Hazards (O)

NOTE: Previously trained leaders changing leadership roles must also take the Position-specific training for their new position.

Details About Supplemental Training

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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