Category: Training Resources

What the Heck is Wood Badge?

“Hey RJ, where are your beads?” That was the question Harry Moyer asked me many years ago in the stairwell of Shawnee Mission West High School, our previous Roundtable location. I felt a little embarrassed. I didn’t have any beads, and in the Heart…

Get Trained

Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader! We say it all the time. Please get the training necessary for your position and then take one additional training. The BSA has an outstanding suite of training, much of it online. But in the the Shawnee Trails…

Youth Protection Specifics

Below you will find information about the new Youth Protection Training. Here are the highlights: All adult Scouters, plus camp staff, regardless of when they took Youth Protection Training last, must complete the new Youth Protection Training before October 1, 2018 or before they are allowed…

Youth Protection FAQ

What is YPT-2?  Youth Protection Two (YPT-2) is a new and updated Youth Protection Training Program for adult Scouters, which has been implemented as a result of the Family Scouting initiative. When is YPT-2 Available?  YPT-2 is available online now at www.my.scouting.org. When is…

Hazardous Weather Training

The following is a note from Council and National HQ. Hazardous Weather Training is now required for some positions. The letter from Council is below and the documents answering questions and outlining “trained” requirements are in the following two links. Hazardous Weather Training FAQ…

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