Boy Scout Leader Training

The Calapooia District offers Cub Scout Training five times a year. The dates and times are posted on the district calendar. Leaders may also attend leader training in another district. Training is available online or through instructor led training.

BasicLeaderTrainingBoy Scout Leader Training is fundamental to the success on any troop. Poor troop programing is directly connected to untrained leaders. Boy Scout Leader Training is taken in two parts (1) Leader Specific Training and (2) Outdoor Skills Training. Leaders are not trained unless they have completed both parts of the training. It is recommended that all leaders take “This is Scouting” training in addition to Leader Specific Training. “This is Scouting” training should be taken online as part of a leader training. These and other courses can be taken online at

Youth Protection Training* is a joining requirement for all registered adults and must be retaken every two years!