Advanced Training Schedule

The advanced training schedule includes courses for those wishing to develop their knowledge of Scouting and expand their Scouting skills. The courses are generally designed for those who have completed Basic Training for their position and are prepared to continue learning more advanced skills.

Cub Scouting  
Scouts BSA  
Sea Scouts
Charter Organization Representative
Other Adult Leader

Commissioner College

After completing basic training and being commissioned, commissioners should continue their training by attending monthly District Commissioner cabinet meetings. In addition to these meetings, a commissioner should attend this annual training event where nationally developed courses, resource materials, and training recognition provide fun, sparkle, and motivation to help commissioners to continue to learn good unit service skills.

Date(s) Location Registration

National Service Territory (NST) Commissioner Conference

This advanced national level training for commissioners will allow you to learn and network with scouters beyond our own council. Offered in various parts of the country, these conferences provide a wealth of knowlege and experience to help you deliver excellent commisioner service to your units.

Date(s) Location Registration

National Advanced Youth Leadership Training Experience (NAYLE)

National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is an exciting program that enhances leadership skills and expands upon the team-building and ethical decision-making skills learned in National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT). This course is offered at all four national BSA high-adventure bases.

Date(s) Location Registration

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

NYLT is an exciting, action-packed Council hosted program designed to provide older Scouts with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops.

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 23-28, 2024
Session 1
Mataguay Scout Ranch Registration Closed

NYLT Leadership Academy

The focus of this national BSA program is on inspiring and enabling Scouts BSA, Sea Scouts and Venturers participants to deliver effective, world class National Youth Leadership Training courses in their local councils with special emphasis on improving presentation skills, evaluation skills, and on learning in more depth the NYLT leadership skills.

Date(s) Location Registration


Intense leadership and management training focused on the 'how-to' aspects of managing a successful youth led Sea Scout program. While Seabadge was developed as an advanced leadership training program for experienced Sea Scout adult leaders the course is open to all adult Scout leaders. Valid for three years.

Date(s) Location Registration

Wood Badge

This course is advanced training for adult leaders in Scouting designed to enhance contemporary leadership skills and develop more effective Scout leaders. The Wood Badge program gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit.

Participants will set goals to give meaningful service in their unit, district or council after completion of the instructional weekends. They could use ideas of where this service is needed in our scouting community. Do you have an idea? Submit it HERE

Date(s) Location Registration
Sep 13-15, 2024 and Sep 28-29, 2024
Both weekends required
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