GNFC - TrainingYouth Protection Training

Youth Protection Training for Adults

The Boy Scouts of America places great importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members.

Effective 6/1/10, important BSA changes to Youth Protection policies >

GNFC mandates Youth Protection Training for Adults for all registered volunteers.  Trained leaders/volunteers are required before a unit may obtain a tour permit or camp on Council properties.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Youth Protection policies >

Training is Available Online and Off

  • Online, go to the MyScouting website (www.myscouting.org) and follow the directions.
     
  • Offline, GNFC offers Youth Protection Training Courses:
    • By appointment Monday thru Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM at the Council Service Center or at Roundtable.
      • Contact your District Training Chair
    • At Cub and Boy Scout camps during camping season.
       
  • Training is finished in 30 minutes or less.
  • There is a quiz at the end of training sessions (online and offline).
  • Card-sized certificates are presented upon successful completion.

Youth Protection Training expires 2 years from the date of completion.  Every registered adult leader or parent that continues to work with youth members MUST renew their youth protection certification every 2 years.

 

Last Updated 2/10/14 MAP

  

 

Upcoming Training Activities & Events

The training sessions listed below are local (L) sessions.

Information for Experienced Leaders

 

GNFC Training Contacts

GNFC Training Chairman
Darlene Kihlberg - (716) 946-3557
dmkihlberg@gmail.com

GNFC Training Staff Advisor
Jim Battaglia - (716) 512-6204
James.Battaglia@scouting.org

GNFC Training Chairs
Red Jacket: 
Ron Krawczyk - (716) 435-5083
rongkrawczyk@gmail.com

Onondaga: Bob Blatz - (716) 445-5406
bblatz@unit22gnfc.org 

Polaris: Dave Sepulveda
sepulved@buffalo.edu

Buffalo: Vacant

 

 

 

Greater Niagara Frontier Council #380, Boy Scouts of America, 2860 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14225
Service Center Hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-4073 - Fax (716) 891-4008
Scout Shop Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM;
Every Saturday 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-1689 - Fax (716) 891-1910