Fishing offers a great opportunity for Scout recruitment and retention; however, it needs YOU as a Fishing Champion within your council. The course is designed to qualify volunteers for improving the Outdoor Program in their Council through the utilization of Fishing programs. The Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) course is a program within the National Boy Scouts of America...Read More »
The New Birth of Freedom Council will be offering Climbing/COPE Instructor training courses over two weekends (May 10-12 and May 31-June 2) at Camp Tuckahoe for volunteers, particularly for those individuals who have an interest in staffing council-level climbing events. Class size is limited to 12 participants both weekends. COPE & Climbing Foundations will be...Read More »
Welcome to the Shooting Sports Information Page. Here you will find updates & information regarding Scouting shooting sports. Watch this page for information regarding Scout related: merit badges, events, safety, training, & opportunities
In Scouting events and activities, the BSA’s primary consideration is the safety of its youth and adult members. To achieve that goal,...
Accessing Online Training for Scouting Every youth deserves a well-trained leader and some of this training can be taken online. Youth Protection, Cub Scout Leader Specific, Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training, and other supplemental training’s such as weather hazards and climb on safely can now be accessed by visiting www.my.scouting.org. The National Council has slowly been...Read More »
In order to help get our leaders trained we are offering many in person training’s that will allow our leaders to become fully trained so they can provide a great program to their Scouts. There are also several training’s that can be taken online and they can be found down below as well. In...Read More »
The BSA has rolled out a new and improved youth protection training. The National Council is requiring each new and currently registered adult to take this new youth protection training by October 1, 2018. Even if a leader has taken youth protection within the last two years they must take this new training to be...Read More »
It’s midnight, you’re in pajamas and you’re sitting on the couch scrolling Facebook on your tablet. Sounds like the perfect time to get trained. With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time....Read More »