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Venturing Training

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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 theUpcoming Venturing 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.

Venture Crew Leader/Committee Training

  • Youth Protection (O)
  • Venture Leader Specific (L)

Supplemental Venturing Training

  • Physical Wellness (O)
  • This is Scouting Orientation (O)
  • Fast Start (O)
  • Safe Swim Defense (L) – contact Army Leonetti for details) (O)
  • Safety Afloat (L) – contact Army Leonetti for details) (O)
  • Climb On Safely (L) – contact Army Leonetti for details) (O)
  • Trek Safely (L) – contact Army Leonetti for details) (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

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