New Leader Training


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

1. Youth Protection Training Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their position.  New leaders are required to take Youth Protection trainingBEFORE submitting an application for registration. ONLINE training, on your schedule, is the most convenient way to take this training.

  • How to take Youth Protection training | View
  • Additional details from the BSA national website about Youth Protection training | View

2. Program-Specific Training Depending on the role a leader will play, they MUST take Position-specific training for their position.

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

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