Troop 641 - Leader Training
The Boy Scouts of America requires that all Direct Contact and Non-Direct leaders be basic leader trained for their positions. All Direct Contact and Non-Direct leaders in Central Florida Council have to be fully trained in their position in order for the troop to be re-chartered each year. Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters and adults attending campouts are identified as Direct Contact leaders.
Parents wishing to become Assistant Scoutmaster or a Committee member must complete the following training.
Youth Protection (online training)
New leaders are required to take Youth Protection Training and submit the certificate of completion attached to an adult application before volunteer service with youth begins. Youth Protection Training must be completed every two years to remain current.
Troop Committee Challenge (online training)
This online training is required for all Committee members. Troop Committee Challenge never expires once completed.
Access online training here: https://myscouting.scouting.org
In addition to online training, Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters must also complete the following training which is provided at various times and locations within Central Florida Council, at Camporees, and at summer camps.
• Scoutmaster position specific training
• IOLS (Intro to outdoor leadership skills)
Scoutmaster position specific training and IOLS training never expire once completed.
Before participating in outdoor troop activities, scouts and parents must have a current Annual BSA Health and Medical Record on file with the troop. If you have any significant allergies or medical conditions, tell the troop leadership in addition to putting it on the form. Always notify trip leaders of medical concerns before departing on an outing. The Annual BSA Health and Medical Record can be downloaded from the BSA National Council Forms Page. Instructions are included on the form.