Basic Training - Boy Scouts

Basic Training for your position has been made simple, just follow these 3 simple steps:

Step 1 - Position Requirements

Look up your position to see which courses are required to be 'Basic Trained': Trained Leader Requirements

Step 2 - Online Courses

Visit to take those courses offered online.

Select HOME> My Dashboard and become familiar with each of the 4 horizontal tabs in the My Training menu:

  • YPT: You must complete the Youth Protection Training course for your position to be registered.
  • Training Center: Select the BSA program you are registered with and complete the Leader Position Specific Training.
  • Requirements: Here you'll find a list of every position you are currently registered for with the associated courses required for 'Basic Training'.
  • Completions: A list of all training you have completed to date. Please contact your Unit Training Chair with a copy of your training documents if any of your training is missing and it can be recorded.

Step 3 - Classroom Courses

Check below to see classroom courses being offered in our Council or check the Calendar:

Course Information and Locations:

  • SLST - Scout Leader Specific Training is designed for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters and covers the fundamentals of developing and leading a successful Boy Scout Troop.  8AM-1PM 

              April SLST Flyer, November SLST Flyer. Classes held at the Council Training Center.  


  • IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and Varsity Scout Coaches. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in the Boy Scout Handbook. This training includes three meals, a cracker barrel, site fees, and course materials.  5PM Friday to 9PM Saturday. 

             March IOLS Flyer. Class held at Camp Alexander.

            June IOLS Flyer, August IOLS Flyer, September IOLS Flyer. Classes held at Glen Aspen Ranch.  


  • COR Training - Chartered Organization Representative training provides an introduction to the responsibilities, opportunities, and resources that will ensure a successful experience for the COR. This training is good for COR's in all units; Pack, Troop, Team and Crew. There is no fee for this class. Council Training Center. 9am-12pm, March 18 or 6pm-9pm, March 22. Please click HERE to register. 




  • IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
    June 02, 2017 to June 03

  • IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
    August 25, 2017 to August 26

  • IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
    September 15, 2017 to September 16

  • SLST - Scout Leader Specific Training
    November 18, 2017