National Training update (June/July)
- Just put up by National:
Training updates will be spread across 2 months (June/July and
August/September, 2010) due to staff requirements with Jamboree. If you
have any questions or comments regarding the training updates, feel free
to send a note to program.content@...
<mailto:program.content@...> . Happy Jamboree!!!
The Volunteer Development Committee recommends that the twenty councils
selected to pilot required training continue their efforts of into the
second year, which would require that the next level of all direct
contact leaders be trained.
It has been determined that one year of testing has not provided
sufficient data to measure the effectiveness of required training. One
of the major obstacles had been the repairing and collection of accurate
By the end of 2011 there should be a Learning Management System (LMS) in
place that will provide actionable data and a validated plan that could
be rolled out for the remainder of the councils to follow.
If approved, all councils would begin requiring training for their top
leaders beginning in 2012 and phase into all direct contact leaders in
Philmont Training Center
The Philmont Training Center is offering a special 100th anniversary
patch to conference participants, faculty and family members. Only
people attending the training center will be eligible to receive this
NAYLE is in full swing with our new co-ed program open to Venturing.
There is still room in remaining sessions this summer but spaces are
filling up fast. Scholarships for NAYLE are still available for 2010. To
apply, contact your regional program director.
The Philmont Leadership Challenge is almost full so sign up soon if you
are planning to attend this course.
Fast Start New!!!
Training codes for the new fast starts can be found in the Quick Links
section of the scouting.org/volunteers/training webpage by clicking on
"Training Codes updated 6/1/2010."
2011 Deadline Fast Approaching
June 30, 2010 is the deadline for a council to make an application to
conduct a Wood Badge, Powder Horn or NYLT course in 2011. Applications
can be downloaded from the main training page.
Cub Scouts New Delivery Method
The roll-out of the Cub Scouts New Delivery Method has been very well
received by thousands of professional Scouters and volunteers across the
United States. All materials used in the roll-out are available for use
to train councils, districts and units. This is the beginning of a new
era for training roll-outs for the BSA. You can expect this level of
support in implementing all new program updates and changes in the
The supportive materials include:
§ PowerPoint and script to use when training units
§ PowerPoint template for use in creating new training
§ Executive talking points for Scout and District Executives to use
to easily explain what the new method is all about
§ You-Tube video (3 minutes) describing the new "Den & Pack
Meeting Resource Guide," the most integral piece of the literature
developed to support the new method
§ A live-version of the "Cub Scouts New Delivery Method
Webinar," is being taped on June 12th and will be available online
by June 20th.
§ Fall webinars will be done to support new den leaders by rank
§ More You-Tube "quick-start" videos are being taped on June
14th and should be available online by July 15th
§ and, an email address for all volunteers to use with
questions concerning this or other programs that impact our youth and
adult members program.content@...
All of this material and more can be located at:
NEW MyScouting Feature coming soon!
In the coming weeks a new Training Validation feature will be added to
the Training section of My Scouting. This feature will enable MyScouting
users with a member ID to look-up individual training record history.
This feature will include an option for Youth Protection training taken
in the past two years as well as an All Training search.
Leadership Development Task Force (LDTF) Update
A new NYLT Certificate is underway for those holding co-ed/Venturing
courses in 2010. This will be available for all courses in 2011.
Remember that NAYLE is already open to Venturing this summer (see PTC
The deadline for 2011 Leadership Courses (Power Horn, Woodbadge NYLT)
application submissions is June 30, 2010. Please be sure to get your
application in to your Area Training Chair prior to this date.
Applications can be downloaded from the main training page.
Further updates to NYLT, Kodiak and Wood Badge will be forthcoming in
Any questions concerning youth or adult leadership development courses
can be sent to leadershipBSA@... <mailto:leadershipBSA@...>
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