Youth Member Training

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Cub Scout

It Happened to Me (Youth Protection)

  • Includes information for parents, as well as the video It Happened to Me (AV-09DVD11)
  • Materials are for use in pack and den meetings to show Cub Scouts and their parents what boys should do to prevent abuse from happening to them.

Boy Scout/Varsity Scout

Den Chief Training

  • Online training for Boy Scouts and Venturers appointed as den chiefs
  • Identifies den chief responsibilities and tasks
  • Describes the den chief’s relationship to the adult den leaders
  • At the conclusion of this training, den chiefs are encouraged to participate in the one-day den chief training conference (No. 34450).

Kodiak Challenge

  • Designed to be an adventure that has its underpinnings in the application of the leadership skills learned in the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops or Crews, NYLT, and NAYLE courses.
  • This course is designed to be conducted in conjunction with a trek or a trip as an adventure with a purpose.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

  • A weeklong, outdoor program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops.

National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE)

  • A weeklong, Philmont-based wilderness encounter that motivates Scouts to follow a life of helping others succeed.

A Time to Tell (Youth Protection)

  • Introduces the “three R’s” of Youth Protection
  • Should be viewed by troops annually
  • Video and meeting guide are available at www.scouting.org.

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)

  • Intended to help Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts in leadership positions understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts to participate in more advanced leadership courses (i.e., National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE)).
  • Replaces Troop Leadership Training (TLT).

Venturing

Venturing Crew Officers Orientation

  • Primarily for Venturing youth who are officers in their Venturing crew
  • Can be used by adult leaders to learn the duties of the officers in the crew
  • For youth officers to understand their roles and responsibilities as related to crew officer briefings and seminars
  • Develop an annual plan of activities for the crew
  • Acquire leadership and team-building skills

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC)

  • Intended to help Venturers in leadership positions understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Is a prerequisite for Venturers to participate in more advanced leadership courses (i.e., National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) and the Kodiak Challenge).
  • Replaces Venturing Leadership Skills Course (VLSC).

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships (ILSS)

  • Intended to help Sea Scouts in leadership positions within their ship understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Is a prerequisite for Sea Scouts to participate in more advanced leadership courses (i.e., National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) and the Kodiak Challenge).
  • Replaces Venturing Leadership Skills Course (VLSC).

Kodiak Challenge

  • Designed to be an adventure that has its underpinnings in the application of the leadership skills learned in the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops or Crews, NYLT, and NAYLE courses.
  • This course is designed to be conducted in conjunction with a trek or a trip as an adventure with a purpose.

Den Chief Training

  • Online training for Venturers and Boy Scouts appointed as den chiefs
  • Identifies den chief responsibilities and tasks
  • Describes the den chief’s relationship to the adult den leaders
  • At the conclusion of this training, den chiefs are encouraged to participate in the one-day den chief training conference (No. 34450).

Youth Protection Training—Teen Version

  • Covers acquaintance rape, peer sexual harassment, suicide, and Internet safety

Sea Scout Advanced Leadership Course (SEAL)

  • Leadership development course for Sea Scouts based on the application of seamanship, piloting, and navigational skills.
  • Uses seamanship skills as a vehicle for leadership development. Participants must have achieved the Sea Scout Ordinary rank and secure a nomination from their ship's Skipper to participate.

For more information on youth training opportunities, go to www.scouting.org/Training/Youth.

 

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