Cub Scout Training

Cub Scout Leader Training

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

The policy of the Mason-Dixon Council, BSA is that all registered leaders must be fully trained to the position in which they are registered or they will not be allowed to re-register. For a complete listing of required trainings for your position reference this chart. The Online Learning Center. provides online training opportunities for required and supplemental courses.

FAST START TRAINING

It is essential that all new leaders receive immediate information to help them get start and preform their new positions effectively. This Fast Start training helps leaders to understand what is expected of them, and to establish effective meeting patterns so that the youth and their families can enjoy a quality program from the start. This short, video-based or online training is the first step in the continuum of training for Scout leaders.

Fast Start is the first step for any new volunteer and is to be delivered immediately after a new leader registers and before he or she meets with any youth member. You must complete this training via the Online Learning Center.

THIS IS SCOUTING

This Is Scouting provides an overview of the Scouting organization, including history, values, programs, Youth Protection, community involvement, and training. You must complete this training via the Online Learning Center.

CUBMASTER AND ASSISTANT CUBMASTER POSITION-SPECIFIC TRAINING

This course is intended to provide Cubmasters and assistant Cubmasters with the basic information they need to conduct successful pack meetings. The course is based on the seven parts of a pack meeting using the Pack Meeting Plans on Scouting.org.. This course is offered through out the year at the Council Service Center or via the Online Learning Center.

DEN LEADER-SPECIFIC TRAINING

The Den Leader Position-Specific Training course provides Cub Scout den leaders with the basic information they need to conduct successful den meetings. This course is offered through out the year at the Council Service Center or via the Online Learning Center.

PACK COMMITTEE CHALLENGE

This position-specific course for Cub Scout pack committee members is intended to provide members with the basic information they need to support a pack and conduct a successful pack program. This course is conducted based on the five parts of a typical pack committee meeting and is best when delivered at one time to all members of the pack’s committee and, if possible, the Cubmaster and assistant Cubmaster. Please contact your District Training Chair to schedule a training session.

BASIC ADULT LEADER OUTDOOR ORIENTATION (BALOO)

This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO is an instructor-led course which is conducted at the Council level. BSA's Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience. Completion of this course is mandatory for at least one adult on a Pack overnighter. This course is offered twice a year.

OUTDOOR LEADER SKILLS FOR WEBELOS LEADERS (OWL)
This course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges. This course can be taught as a stand-alone experience but is often presented in conjunction with Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS). This course is offered twice a year.

Cub Scout Training Opportunities

Jan
30
Wed
6:30 pm Cub Leader Training @ Scout Service Center
Cub Leader Training @ Scout Service Center
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cub Leader Training @ Scout Service Center
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Feb
9
Sat
8:30 am Fundamentals of Training @ Scout Service Center
Fundamentals of Training @ Scout Service Center
Feb 9 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fundamentals of Training @ Scout Service Center
Description The Fundamentals of Training is part of a continuous process of updating trainers with the latest training methods, principles, and technologies. This conference is mainly for Scouters who will be delivering training to adult leaders as well as to the young people in Scouting   Who should attend Any leader interested in becoming a[...]
Feb
16
Sat
8:00 am TRAINERS EDGE @ Scout Service Center
TRAINERS EDGE @ Scout Service Center
Feb 16 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
TRAINERS EDGE @ Scout Service  Center
The Trainer’s EDGE replaces the Trainer Development Conference (BSA 500) as the required train‐the‐ trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs.  The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. It is meant to supplement the practice offered through Wood Badge and NYLT staff development,[...]
Feb
27
Wed
6:30 pm COR TRAINING @ Scout Service Center
COR TRAINING @ Scout Service Center
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
COR TRAINING @ Scout Service Center
What is in this course? What is a COR? Who does the COR represent? How is the COR selected? What is the COR’s job? What are my roles and responsibilities on the District Committee and Council Executive Board? Get the answers to these and other questions at Chartered Organization Representative Training Location: Council Service Center[...]
Oct
5
Sat
9:00 am Super Cub Training @ Scout Service Center
Super Cub Training @ Scout Service Center
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Super Cub Training @ Scout Service Center