Adult Leadership Training

Troop 313 encourages all of our registered adult leaders to be trained.
There are training opportunities for a registered adult who wants to become a Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster. There are training opportunities for a registered adult who wants to become a Troop Committee Member. See the table below for details.

Upon completion of Basic Training, our leaders are able to provide and support the BSA program with greater continuity.

Additional training opportunties are also available. Wood Badge and several specialized training opportunities are listed below.

The families of Troop 313 greatly appreciated your commitment and dedication to our Scouts by offering a quality BSA program.

TitleDescription Link
Youth Protection TrainingAdult volunteer leaders, parents, and all interested in the health and safety of young people are welcome and encouraged to complete this online training. Online Youth Protection training is offered through the BSA National website. Youth Protection Training
Fast Start
Basic Leader Training
This online Fast Start training is a quick orientation to help you get ready for your first Boy Scout meeting. The training is divided into five sections:

The Troop Meeting
The Troop Committee
The Outdoor Program
Basic Concepts of Scouting
The Scout Uniform
Fast Start Online
Basic Leader &
Outdoor Skills Training
Boy Scout Leader Training is divided into Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training and Troop Committee Training. The Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training lasts about 9 hours and is provided in many formats to meet your needs. Introduction to Outdoor Skills is also required for SM/ASM and is conducted over a weekend. Troop Committee Training is designed for troop committee members and last about 5 hours.
Reservation: Space is limited! Decide early! From the list of training dates/places found on the GSLAC website, click for contact information.

Always check with the GSLAC website under Training for more details and last minute changes.
Basic Leader & Outdoor Skills Training
Wood Badge TrainingWood Badge is advanced training for adult leaders in Scouting. It is designed to enhance contemporary leadership skill and develop more effective Scouters. The Wood Badge program will give participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. It is anticipated that all people who complete Wood Badge training will continue to work actively in the Scouting program to further the aims and methods of Scouting.
Reservation: Space is usually limited! Decide early!

Space is limited! Decide early! Check for Flyer and Application
on the GSLAC website.

Always check with the GSLAC website under Training for more details and last minute changes.
Wood Badge
Specialized TrainingThe NEW National Online Learning Center currently has
Boy Scout Leader Fast Start, Safety Afloat, Safe Swim Defense,
Youth Protection Training.

Check this link in the future for other online training opportunities.
BSA Online Learning Center