Training

Training shows new leaders how to do their jobs and allows for an interchange of ideas with more experienced leaders. Every Cub Scout deserves qualified, trained leaders who will provide the best program possible, the way it is intended. Trained leaders ensure that the goals of Cub Scouting are met. The leadership training program of the Boy Scouts of America provides this information and helps leaders become confident in carrying out their responsibilities.

All Adult Leaders should complete the following training:
  1. Fast Start
    As the first step in the training continuum, Fast Start Training is meant to provide all the information and resources for new leaders to conduct their first meeting, along with guidance for the meetings that follow. Fast Start training can be completed online. more information...

  2. Youth Protection
    Every leader in Cub Scouting should complete Youth Protection training, which provides essential information about working with youth. Youth Protection training can be completed online and must be . more information...

  3. Basic Leader Training: more information...
    • This is Scouting
      An online interactive learning experience that is divided into six modules. It picks up where Fast Start left off. This Is Scouting training can be completed online.

    • Leader Specific
      gives a leader the knowledge and skills needed for a specific position. Leader Specific training is conducted by the Old Ephraim District.
By 2011 all Cub Masters and Committee Chairman must have completed the above training or the unit registration pack will be returned.

By 2012 all Assistant Cub Masters, Den Leaders, and all other registered leaders must have completed the above training or the unit registration packet will be returned.

Other Training Opportunities:
  • Roundtables
    Monthly training meetings for all scout leaders. Come get ideas and help to put on your monthly program. 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm, LDS Logan Central Stake Center, 1255 North 600 East, Logan, UT. Roundtables are conducted by the Old Ephraim District.

  • BALOO
    Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is a one-day training event that introduces the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities. Required for all Cub Masters or Webelos Leaders who take their Pack or Den camping. BALOO training is conducted by the Trapper Trails Council.

  • OWL
    Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders is designed specifically for Webelos den leaders and their assistants, this course teaches outdoor-related skills through demonstration and hands-on practice. OWL training is conducted by the Trapper Trails Council.

  • Silver Wolf
    Silver Wolf is a supplemental training course for all Cub Scout leaders who want to gain a broader insight into the “how” and “why” of the Cub Scout programSilver Wolf training is conducted by the Trapper Trails Council.

  • Woodbadge
    Wood Badge is advanced training in leadership skills for all adults in BSA programs.Woodbadge training is conducted by the Trapper Trails Council.
Questions? Contact Maureen Hatch, District Training Chairman: 787-1885