Troop and Crew Adult Leader Training

To be a fully trained Boy Scout or Venture Crew Leader you will need the following trainings:

Youth Protection

Taken on line any time at Required every two years in general.

The state of Texas also has requirements for specific council run camps held in Texas for the youth protection to be a face to face class. The required events for this face to face class would be Summer Camp, Winter Camp, Cub Scout Twilight (Day) Camp, and Webelos Resident Camp. If you are an adult attending any of those camps please make sure you have taken face to face training in the last two years and that you can show your training card. Sign up for upcoming classes here.

Boy Scout and Venture Crew Leader Position Specific

This training helps you know how to do your position. They are now available any time at Often we also teach them in person.

Committee Training

This training is for members of the troop or crew committees. Troop committee training is also available on line at We also teach them in person.

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

This training is required for Scout Masters and Venture leaders and their assistants. It is suggested for all committee. It helps get your outdoor skills where they need to be on a real campout with skills training sessions practicing the patrol method all the while.

Charter Organization Representative Training

This training is required for every Charter Organization Representative. It is typically offered in the fall and spring in relation to our other Leader Specific Trainings.

Wilderness First Aid

Required by at least one youth or adult for Philmont and many other High Adventure Camps. Required for all High Adventure.


Early registration means signing up online one week or more before the event and will cost less.

Late registration means signing up online less than one week ahead or at the door and will cost more.