IMPORTANT: As of 2011 all Cub Scout and Boy scout registered leaders must complete Youth Protection Training. This training is valid for 2 years, but be careful that it does not expire before the next recharter year.
Cub Scout Training for Leaders
All Leaders of Pack 431 should be trained in order to provide the safest, best and most complete scouting experience possible for the boys.
This page provides many resources for Training both online and instructor Led.
Please select which area you would like more information on.
As you all should know, Everyone must complete Youth Protection Training and it must remain current after the end of the year in order for you to be recharted (reregistered) as a leader.
Note: You DO NOT need to be registered with BSA in order to take Youth Protection Training. You can update your profile with your registration number once you receive it.
For more information on accessing Online Training, Click here.
It is also highly recommended you become an officially Trained Leader. Click here for more information on becoming Trained.
To access online Training, please visit MyScouting at: https://myscouting.scouting.org/
You do not need to be registered with BSA in order to sign-up for MyScouting.
Here is a list of Cub Scout related online Training available to you from MyScouting (as of 2011):
|Cub Scout Specific Training Youth Protection Training*Den Leader Fast StartCubmaster Fast Start
Pack Committee Fast Start
Leader Position-Specific – Tiger Cub
Leader Position-Specific – Wolf Cub
Leader Position-Specific – Bear Cub
Leader Position-Specific – Webelos
Leader Position-Specific – Cubmaster
|General Training Chartered Organization Representative Fast StartUnit Commissioner Fast StartOrientation Training
This is Scouting
Safe Swim Defense
Climb On Safely
ScoutParents Unit Coordinator Fast Start
Staffing the District Committee
* Youth Protection Training is Mandatory
Becoming a Trained Leader further enchances your ability to provide the best possible experience for the scouts. By Becoming a Trained Leader, you can wear the “Trained” patch on your Class A uniform.
To earn the Trained patch, you must complete the following 3 online training courses.
• Youth Protection (online)
• Leader Specific, by position (online)
• This Is Scouting (online)
For more information on accessing Online Training, please click here.
It is also highly recommended that you also complete at least one local instructor Led Training course. Click here for more details.
For full details on the requirements to become a trained leader, click here
Instructor Led training provides hands on training at local locations, providing you with the complete training experience. Before becoming a Trained Leader, it is recommended that you attend at least one Instructor Led Training Course.
To get a list of all instructor-led training events currently available in Arizona, click here
Cub Scout Pow-Wow (annual January)
Pow-Wow is a great days worth of training, where you select which “classes” to attend. Registration is usually around $25, but well worth the money.
Click here for more information on Pow Wow.
University of Scouting (annual March)
UOS is normally a half day training opportunity held outside. As with Pow-Wow you get to choose your classes at registration. The hours logged during UOS training count towards your varying levels of scouting degree. Cost is around $15 with discounts for registering early.
Click here for more information on UOS
Monthly Roundtables – The Four Peaks District Roundtable is held the first Thursday of each month and begins at 7:00 PM (except for July). They are held at the Thunderbird LDS Chapel located at 3010 East Thunderbird Road. Please see the district calendar for the scheduled training topic
Wood badge (Throughout the year)
Wood Badge is a more advanced training opportunity which spans an entire week or two long weekends with Patrol Meetings between them. Additional work is required after the training in order to achieve wood badge status. Cost od Wood Badge is approximately $215 which includes the accommodation and food.