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Troop Training Chair

The unit training chair is appointed by the committee chairman to ensure training opportunities are available, maintain training records and materials, and is responsible for BSA Youth Protection training. The goal of the unit training chair is to have 100 percent of the adult leadership trained in their positions of responsibilities.


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Unit committee position

Team Training Chair




Responsibilities

  • Ensure troop/team/crew leaders and committee members have opportunities for training.
  • Encourages new leaders to attend ongoing training such as roundtable, outdoor training, youth protection, and Wood Badge.
  • Maintain an inventory of up-to-date training materials, videotapes, and other training resources.
  • Work with the district training team in scheduling Fast Start training for all new leaders and adult family members.
  • Be responsible for BSA Youth Protection training within the unit.
  • Encourage periodic junior leader training within the troop/team at the council and national levels.
  • Encourage nature of leadership training (VLSC, Kodiak and Kodiak X) within the crew at the district and council levels.
  • Report to the unit committee at each meeting.
  • Submit updated trained leader reports to the district and council.
Crew Committee
Training Chair


Qualifications

Qualification. Adults citizens, or adult non-citizens who reside within the country, may register with the Boy Scouts of America in any capacity if they agree to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law, to respect and obey the laws of the United States of America, and to subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle. All leaders must be 21 years of age or older, except assistant Scoutmasters, assistant den leaders, assistant Cubmasters, assistant Webelos den leaders, and assistant Varsity Scout coaches, who must be 18 or older.
Adult Application, No. 524-501A Portable Document Format PDF (420 KB) (Previous editions obsolete.)

Additionally,

Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their position. New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before they submit an application for registration. The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins.
BSA Youth Protection training policy

References

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth protection (MANDATORY) – every registered adult must be re-certified every two years.

New Leader Training for new Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout and Venturing leaders includes:

BSA Online Learning Center – provides a variety of materials courses.

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links


Official Boy Scout Forms & Resources
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform Inspections
Training Materials: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Online Training: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Other Guides: Boy Scout Requirements Insignia Guide Scouting Terminology Leave No Trace
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