For Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters and other troop leaders, this training is the first part of position specific training and concentrates on troop operation. This will be completed in one day.
To receive credit you are required to attend the entire course (no partial credit is provided)
Who should attend? This is a training course for adult Boy Scout Leaders. It is designed for Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Varsity Coaches, Assistant Varsity Coaches, all Committee Members, as well as 2nd year Webelos leaders who will be crossing over to Boy Scouts. It is for new and experienced leaders and is open to all registered adult Scouters.
What are the areas of training? The Boy Scout Program, The Patrol Method, Boy Scout Advancement, Troop Operation, Troop Program Planning, The Outdoor Program
You will become a member of a patrol in a adult training troop. As a member of a troop, you will learn how to train boys in troop operations including troop meetings and outdoor activities. You will learn how the advancement program works from Scout through Eagle Scout rank. You will gain an understanding of the many functions of the troop committee and how to provide an effective program for the boys in your troop.
What should I bring? If you have the Troop Leader Guidebook Vol.1 and the Boy Scout Handbook, bring them. Note taking materials and BSA uniform.
Please contact the training team if you are interested in this training or wish to schedule a session for your unit.