Training

Adult Leader Training Available for Religious Awards Program - The Gary Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting will offer two trainings for adults who wish to help Catholic Scouts in Pathway to Adventure Council and LaSalle Council BSA earn religious emblems.  These sessions will be held on August 3, 2015 (Crown Point) and August 12, 2015 (Chesterton).  


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Leader Specific Training Courses - Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader specific
Check these Districts pages for dates, times and locations.
Algonquian District
Pioneer Trails District
Potawatomi District
Dunes Moraine District

Leader Specific Training Courses Now Available Online ! -  You can now complete many leader specific training courses from your home or office computer through the BSA "E-Learning Management System".  To access this system, simply log in to your "My-Scouting" account.  Click on the "E-Learning" link located on the training section of the navigation bar to display the list of courses you can click on and view.  When you have completed a course, be sure to print off or download the certificate and present it to your unit leader, district training committee, or district executive to assure that it is properly recorded.  Training is a vital component of the unit, district, and council "Journey to Excellence" (JTE) program.  Training is also a vital component in the delivery of high quality program to the youth we serve. Please contact your district training staff if you have any questions on the course content or accessing the system: 

Potawatomi District - Don Jozwiak

Algonquian District - Joe Wilfing

Pioneer Trails - Mike Smith

Dunes Moraine - Tom Kennedy

Program Changes Ahead!

Download the presentations from Dr. Ken King, member of the National 411 Committee

Program Changes - Overall
CUB SCOUT PROGRAM LAUNCH 2014 11 08


Youth Protection Training - Mandatory for all registered adults
Youth Protection Policies
Frequently Asked Questions
Take Youth Protection Online
Youth Protection Reporting Procedures

Council Training
What Makes a Trained Leader?
Scout Leadership Training Flowchart
Bullet Train Units – 100% Trained



National Council

Training Information Page for Cub Scout Leaders
Training Information Page for Boy Scout Leaders
Training Information Page for Boy Scout Leaders
Training Information Page for Venturer Leaders
Training Information Page for Commissioners

BSA Online Training Learning Center


Youth Leadership Training 
National Youth Leadership Training
Inroduction to Leadership Skills Training - New, replaces TLT for youth leaders
Philmont Training Center
2015 Training Center Info
LaSalle Council - Program Refunds Policy

May 30 - Maximizing Social Media