Basic Training Schedule

The Basic training schedule includes information about online and instructor-led courses. Courses completed by any combination of these two methods of instruction can qualify a scout leader as trained. All adult leaders must take Youth Protection Training every two years which is offered online. Additional courses to become trained which are listed here may be chosen by the individual scout leader to suit his/her personal schedule.

Cub Scouting  
Boy Scouting  
Venturing  
Sea Scouts
Youth  
Commissioner  
Charter Organization Representative
Other Adult Leader

Chartered Organization Representative

This course will give an overview of scouting and discuss the roles and responsibilities of organizations that sponsor boy scout units of any level.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Commissioner Basic

This course is required for new commissioners. Learn all the tools for becoming an effective unit commissioner.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online

Crew/Ship Committee Challenge

Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.

Date(s) Location Registration
TBD    

Cubmaster Position-Specific

This course is intended to provide Cubmasters, Assistant Cubmasters and Pack Committee Members with the information and tools they need to successfully lead a Cub Scout pack.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Cubmaster Position-Specific Training in Spanish

Esta es la versión en español del curso que les proporcionará a los Cubmasters la información y las herramientas que se necesitan para guiar con éxito un Pack de Cub Scout.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Registro en línea
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Registro en línea

Den Leader Position-Specific

This course is intended to provide Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos den leaders with the information and tools they need to conduct successful den meetings.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Den Leader Position-Specific Training in Spanish

Esta es la versión en español del curso que les proporcionará a los líderes del den la información y las herramientas que se necesitan para guiar con éxito un Pack de Cub Scout.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Registro en línea
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Registro en línea

Fast Start

This course is intended to be taken by pack, troop, crew and ship leaders, as well as unit commissioners and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance of their new role. Retrain for each program level.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  

Fast Start: Boy Scouting

This course is intended to be taken by troop leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  

Fast Start: Venturing

This course is intended to be taken by crew leaders immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  

Hazardous Weather

This training module presents safety precautions for eight different types of weather, as well as planning, preparation, and traditional weather signs. Effective April 30, 2018 new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained. Valid for two years.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank.

Date(s) Location Registration
Sep 29-30, 2018 Camp Balboa Register Online

Pack Committee Challenge

Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Pack Committee Challenge in Spanish

Esta es la versión en español del curso que les proporcionará a los miembros del comité del pack la información y las herramientas que se necesitan para guiar con éxito un Pack de Cub Scout.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Registro en línea
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Registro en línea

Pack Trainer

Under the direction of the pack committee chairman, the pack trainer helps leaders and parents understand purposes, policies, and procedures of the Cub Scouting program. The pack trainer conducts, or facilitates, the training of leaders and parents in the pack.

Date(s) Location Registration
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Roundtable Commissioner Basic

This course acquaints the Roundtable team with the aims, principles and specifics of their roles and responsibilities, and assists the team in developing the methods and techniques necessary to present materials and teach skills at Roundtable in an interesting way.

Date(s) Location Registration
TBD    

Scoutmaster Position-Specific

This course will provide Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters who complete this course, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Youth Protection Training are considered trained for those positions.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online
Sep 15, 2018 San Diego Register Online
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic Training

This course is the first step in training for all Sea Scout leaders focusing on the skills and attributes necessary to be an effective advisor in the Ship’s deliverance of service to youth.

Date(s) Location Registration
TBD    

Troop Committee Challenge

Committee members learn and identify their roles and responsibilities in this course which is required for all committee members.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  
Jun 30, 2018 Vista Register Online
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Unit Commissioner

This course is intended to be taken by unit commissioners immediately following the acceptance of their new role.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online  
Oct 20, 2018 Vista Register Online

Venturing Advisor Position-Specific

This course will provide an introduction to the responsibilities, opportunities, and resources that will ensure a successful Venturing crew leadership experience.

Date(s) Location Registration
TBD    

Youth Protection Training (YPT)

Youth Protection training is designed to help you keep our youth safe from abuse. The course reviews the Boy Scouts of America's Youth Protection Guidelines, signs of abuse and how to report suspected abuse. This training is required of all adult leaders. Valid for two years.

Date(s) Location Registration
Always Online English OR Español
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