Training Post

Adult Leadership Training

 

Adult leadership will be tracked through Troopmaster, and all adult leaders should take whatever action is required (if any) to complete all of the training for their position.

Basic Leader Training (Minimum Training Required for Leaders)

If you are the Chartered Organization Representative, you need this training:

  • Archdiocese of Baltimore STAND Training (on-line)
  • This is Scouting (Replaces New Leader Essentials) (on-line)
  • Training the Chartered Organization Representative (classroom)
  • BSA Youth Protection Training (on-line)

If you are the Committee Chair or a member of the Troop Committee, you need this training:

  • Archdiocese of Baltimore STAND Training (on-line)
  • This is Scouting (Replaces New Leader Essentials) (on-line)
  • Boy Scouting Fast Start (on-line)
  • Troop Committee Challenge (on-line)
  • BSA Youth Protection Training (on-line)

If you are the Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster, you need this training:

  • Archdiocese of Baltimore STAND Training (on-line)
  • This is Scouting (Replaces New Leader Essentials) (on-line)
  • Boy Scouting Fast Start (on-line)
  • Scoutmaster Specific Training (classroom)
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (camping trip)
  • BSA Youth Protection Training (on-line)

Other Training Options

  • Leave No Trace – learn to identify personal nature awareness and stewardship goals, and learn advanced skills, but simple ones, that will help ensure a minimum-impact (Leave No Trace) experience on all outdoor experiences (classroom)
  • Chainsaw Safety – required for adults to use a chain saw (Scouts cannot use chain saws) (classroom)
  • Climb on Safely – Good information to have for climbing safety (on-line)
  • Physical Wellness – encouraging leaders to lead a healthier lifestyle and to encourage healthy behavior for Scouts and their families
  • Safe Swim Defense – required for any trips involving swimming (on-line)
  • Safety Afloat – required for any trip involving canoeing, kayaking, or boating (on-line)
  • Trek Safely – hiking safety course (on-line)
  • University of Scouting – The University is an intensive training program to help develop Scouter excellence in the Baltimore Area Council. All registered Scouters are encouraged to attend so that they may better understand the critical role and function of their position in the Scouting program. (classroom – Spring of each Year)
  • Weather Hazards – a good course to have to stay safe outdoors (on-line)

 On-line STAND Training Website – Archdiocese of Baltimore – http://www.archbalt.org/about-us/child-youth-protection/training/

      •  Access username:  stjosephsykesville
      • Password:  archbalt

On-line Boy Scouts of America Training Website

http://www.myscouting.org

You will need to create a log in and password (so that the training is registered to you).  Directions are provided on the website.  If you need your registration number, you can call Baltimore Area Council at 443.573.2500.

When you have completed your training, please scan/email your training records to Diane Wolf (dwolf@merrittclubs.org).