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Posted by on May 19, 2015 in A Venturing & Explorers Event, Boy Scouting, Council News, Leader Resources, Leader Specific Training, New Cub Scouts, This is Scouting, Training, Youth Protection Training

Youth Protection Training Required

Youth Protection Training Required


The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies and provides parents and leaders with resources for the Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing programs.

Starting June 3, 2015, any Merit Badge Counselor that is not Youth Protection Trained will no longer have a valid BSA membership.

To take Youth Protection training go to and create an account.

From the portal, click on E-Learning and take the Youth Protection training.

Upon completion, you may print a certificate of completion to submit with a volunteer application or submit the completion certificate to the unit leader for processing at the local council.

True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. It is the mission of Youth Protection volunteers and professionals to work within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.

I greatly appreciate your dedication, leadership and support of Scouting.

Yours in Scouting,

Ron Oats | Executive Director/CEO

Central Florida Council

Take the Youth Protection Training Now