What Makes a Trained Leader?

Cub Scout leaders are  considered trained for their registered position, and eligible to wear the official “Trained” emblem, once they have completed Youth Protection and the leader specific training for the position they are currently registered for (or a previous basic training course when it was current).

Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection,  Scouting, Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills.

Troop Committee members are considered trained when they have completed  Youth Protection, and the Troop Committee Challenge.

Coaches and Assistant Coaches are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection, Varsity Coach Leader Specific , and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills.

Varsity Committee members are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection, and Team Committee Challenge.

Venturing Crew Advisor and Assistant Advisors are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection and Venturing Advisor Leader Specific.

Venturing Crew Committee members are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection and Crew Committee Challenge.

 *The This is Scouting online course offered for each program is an easily accessible training that quickly introduces new leaders to the foundation and terminology of the Scouting program they are involved with. This is Scouting is recommended for all adults new to a Scouting program, and is one of the requirements for those leaders desiring to earn the leader knots. This is Scouting is not required to be be completed by adults in order to be recorded as trained for their current registered leader position and to wear the “Trained” emblem.