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Training

Chain Bridge’s Training Promise:

Chain Bridge District’s Training Committee is responsible for helping to train you, our adult volunteers, in the principles and methods of the BSA. We aim to give you the knowledge and resources needed to ensure that you can deliver a safe, high-quality program.  Whether it be for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, or Venturing, having a number of well-trained adults available with current BSA certifications for your programs is not just a ‘check the box’ exercise, but rather is the best way for your unit to meet its program objectives.  It is also a fundamental part of your Journey To Excellence (JTE) and in order to qualify for the bronze, silver, or gold level of Quality Unit award. Make adult training an integral part of your unit’s annual program plan, so that you will always have on hand a number of leaders with the right training qualifications to conduct all your activities

Online Training

All Scouters are encouraged to create a MyScouting account and access online training through the MyScouting portal. Credit for this training will be recorded on each Scouters training record upon completion. It will also appear in your unit report. Simply visit MyScouting.Org and follow the directions. You’ll only need to register once and you will have access to great Scouting resources there after.

Training Update Form

Here is a form you can use to update your training records. Unit software (Troopmaster, etc.) is not linked into BSA National’s training records (myscouting.org), nor to the NCAC’s ScoutNet data base. So information shown in your Unit’s records may very well not appear in reports generated by the NCAC.


Youth Protection Training

Here is the official BSA Youth Protection (YP) Policy and Here is the YP Trainers Guide

NCAC Official Training Requirements

Top Unit Leader Training: All future registered Top Unit Leaders (CM, SM, VA, VC, Skipper) preferably will be 100% fully trained PRIOR to registering in that position. If that cannot happen due to unforeseen circumstances, a Top Unit Leader should become 100% fully trained within three months of assuming that Top Unit Leader position.

Direct Contact Leader Training: A Direct Contact Leader is defined as an Assistant Cubmaster, Den Leader, Assistant Den Leader, Assistant Scoutmaster, Associate Venturing Crew Advisor, Assistant Varsity Team Coach, or Sea Scout Mate. The NCAC goal is for all currently registered Direct Contact Leaders to be 100% fully trained. All future registered Direct Contact Leaders preferably will be 100% fully trained PRIOR to registering in that position. If that cannot happen due to unforeseen circumstances, a Direct Contact Leader should become 100% fully trained within three months of assuming that Direct Contact Leader position.


Training Rules in Guide to Safe Scouting and Tour Plan

Guide to Safe Scouting – The whole book!

Tour Plan – details and all rules

What is a trained leader information site?


Contact Chain Bridge’s Training Chairman, Rob Ganim with questions or for further information.