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Online Training Links


Youth Protection Training

All new adult leaders need Youth Protection Training prior to registering with the Boy Scouts of America. All leaders need to have taken the Youth Protection Training within the last two years to be re-registered at rechartering time. This can be done by taking the training online at the web site.

Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat Training

Start the online Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat training course. Each segment of training is done separately and takes about 10 to 15 minutes. At the end of the training you will be asked to input your name, unit number, and BSA council. After a few minutes the screen will show a completed "training card" for you to print. You should keep a copy for your records and send one copy to your unit or district training chair.

Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat Training must be updated every two years.

NOTE: The course uses Adobe Flash. When you begin the course the program should check your system to be sure it has the proper Flash player installed and provide directions if it is not. However, you may download and install the current version prior to starting the course.

Fast Start Trainings: Fast Start Online for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing leaders

Cub Scout Leader Fast Start Online Self-Study Course, Scouts BSA Leader Fast Start Online Self-Study Course, and Venturing Fast Start are all available at Note: The Venturing Fast Start kit (25-878) is available in PDF format

Learn more about Adult Leader Training online information.

Training for Cub Scout Leaders

Cub Scout Leader E-Learning - Online basic training for new leaders. The program permits you to start and stop at any time and maintain your progress. A simple chart helps you keep track of which elements you've completed, have started, or have not yet started.

Note: You will have to create an account through the secure Scoutnet server first, after which you can logon to the Scoutnet E-Learning system.




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