Every boy deserves a trained leader.

The Following courses can be found on your account Dashboard at

Orientation Training

Orientation training introduces new leaders to BSA. These courses are some of the first training’s a new leader should take upon accepting a leadership position with a pack, troop, or crew; several sessions deliver usable ideas for a first meeting.

  • Fast Start: Venturing
  • Youth Protection

Leader-Specific Training

Leader-Specific training corresponds to the position a leader holds within a unit, and is required for a leader to be considered trained and wear the “Trained” patch on a uniform shirt. As a leader changes positions, additional Leader Specific courses may be required to maintain trained status.

Note: “This Is Scouting” only needs to be taken once.

  • Venturing Leader Training
  • This Is Scouting

Activity-Specific Training

This category includes training’s that are required for specific Scouting activities and events. Course details indicate for which leadership positions and what activities the training is necessary.

  • Safety Afloat
  • Safe Swim Defense
  • CPR Training
  • Basic First Aid Training
  • Wilderness First Aid Basics
  • Weather Hazards

Supplemental Training

This category encompasses training’s that are designed to supplement basic training and give leaders additional ideas and skills to use in home units. These courses are sometimes council-wide courses, and provide a variety of diverse, advanced opportunities for leaders.

  • Wood Badge for the 21st Century
  • Leave No Trace Trainer Training