EFFECTIVE APRIL 30, 2018 - 'Trained' Leader Designation to Require Hazardous Weather Training.  Effective April 30, new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained. This training requirement applies to those not currently trained as direct contact leaders (Scoutmasters & Assistants, Cubmasters and Assistants, Denleaders & Assistants).  Although this training is not required for those currently "Trained," it is recommended that you should be familiar with it. 

This course is available around-the-clock in the BSA Learn Center by logging in to your account on

Review the Hazardous Weather FAQ for more information.

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2018 - New Youth Protection Training has been made available via  All registered adults must complete the new training by October 1, 2018.  Previous versions of Youth Protection Training are obsolete and must be destroyed.  Effective February 1, 2018, previous versions of Youth Protection Training are invalid and may not be used to conduct classroom training.  Classroom training materials for the new Youth Protection Training will be made available by mid-2018.  Review the Mandatory Updated Adult Youth Protection Training Quick Facts for more information.

Youth Protection begins with you.

Many training courses can and should be completed online.

Log onto My Scouting to take these training courses.  If you have specific questions about any course offerings please feel free to contact any members of the Council Training Committee.

Adult Outdoor Leader Training


BALOO and IOLS training will be offered at Camp Woodland October 6th through October 7th.  IOLS is required training for all leaders serving in a Scoutmaster or Asst. Scoutmaster role.  BALOO training is highly recommended for Cub Leader who wishes to take their Scouts on outdoor activities.  This training is two full days and requires an overnight camping experience.  For more information click here.  To register for the training click here

National Wood Badge

In addition to the local option for Wood Badge, the course is also offered Sea Base in Florida and Philmont.  Click on the link below for more information.

2018 Wood Badge Centennial Pilot Brochure

2018 Scouting University

Scouting University

The University of Scouting is a multitude of specialty sessions to help you gain new skills and abilities to become the very best Scout Leader possible. Trained Scouters help the youth of our community to be better leaders and citizens.
It is the only time during the year where you can find the widest variety of training opportunities in all program areas, all in one place. Whether you are new to the Scouting program or a veteran Scouter, University of Scouting provides informative and hands-on courses in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing.

Tentaroo Registration is currently open will end on 11/7/18 at Midnight.
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2018 Check in 8:15 am-8:45 am 
South Jefferson Middle School/High School
Clarke Building
11060 US Rt. 11
Adams, New York 13605

Scouting University Catalog