Training Opportunities

Training Chair: Maria Basilio- mcayb@sbcglobal.net – Phone 437-2757

NEW!! My Scouting for all Adult Leaders!

MyScouting is an online resource provided by the BSA National Council. It is a member portal providing access to E-Learning resources, online Tour Permits, online Rechartering, Advancement, Event Reservations, and a Scouting Community to discuss, blog, chat, and other online communication tools. Sign up or log in here: My Scouting

Hazardous Weather Training

Can be found at the Online training Center at My Scouting

High Adventure Team (HAT)

Advanced training for leading high adventure outings. This course provides the foundation for all other HAT courses. It is open to all registered Scouting adults who have completed the Position Specific Training for Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster (including the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills). More details, dates and specifics at http://www.bsa-mdsc.org/training/hat/

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

Brownsea NYLT is a seven day outdoor experience for boy leaders in support of the Scoutmaster’s responsibility for the training of youth leaders. It is conducted by Mt. Diablo Silverado Council using an outline approved by the Boy Scout Division of the Boy Scouts of America.

More details can be found at http://www.bsa-mdsc.org/nylt.php

Youth Protection and other training opportunities

A number of training opportunities can be found online at our Council website, http://www.bsa-mdsc.org/adtoverview.php or the national site, My Scouting. All adults who work with our boys are required to have current Youth Protection training. You can complete this online by going to: http://www.bsa-mdsc.org/training/youth.php. Other trainings available online are Fast Start for Cub, Boy Scout and Venture Leaders, Safe Swim Defense/Safety Afloat, Troop Committee Challenge, and New Leader Essentials.

Boy Scout Motto: Be Prepared!

Here are a couple of documents that will help scouts to “be prepared” for outings:

Personal Overnight Gear List

Essential First Aid Equipment

Other trainings of interest will be posted here as information becomes available, and links will be provided whenever possible to register and download more information.