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

College of Commissioner Science

The purpose of this course is to help commissioners augment their skills beyond those of Commissioner Basic Training and to expand the unit service philosophy.

Date(s) Location Registration

Commissioner Conference

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
Oct 10, 2020 San Diego Registration coming soon

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

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

Date(s) Location Registration
Jun 22-27, 2020
Session 1
Mataguay Scout Ranch Registration coming soon
Jul 20-25, 2020
Session 2
Mataguay Scout Ranch Registration coming soon


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.

Date(s) Location Registration
May 1-3, 2020 and May 30-31, 2020 Mataguay Scout Ranch Register Online
W6-49-19 Mataguay Scout Ranch Instructional phase for this course is over. Application phase concludes
December 1, 2020.

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