Troop 99 Rochester, MN
It takes a lot of people to make a Boy Scout troop successful. Adult and boy leadership is needed. Adults are needed to serve as scoutmasters, assistant scoutmasters, committee members, activity chaperone's and provide transportation for outings. Boy leaders are needed to run the troop, develop the program, and then carry it out.
Adult Leadership Training
The BSA Leader Training program is the culmination of more than two years of work by professionals and volunteers throughout the nation. Their goal was to revise and update the volunteer leader training materials for the Boy Scouts of America. The result is a seamless training program that helps leaders easily graduate through the courses quickly and with little duplication.
The package provides the training committee with tools to achieve 100 percent trained unit volunteers. It begins with the existing Fast Start training, continues through This Is Scouting, and is followed by Leader Specific training for each adult's role in the unit.
Here is a brief overview of the components of the training continuum:
All training for Adult Troop Members and parents can be found online. Here's how...
1. First, create a user name and password to myscouting.scouting.org
2. Once logged in, click on the e-Learning tab. This is your e-Leaning Course Management System
3. Click the modules in which need to be completed for you particular position.
Troop 99 has developed a New Leaders packet given to all new leaders with all the information they need to ensure they are trained to BSA standards and have full knowledge of the workings of Troop 99. That packet includes:
A letter from the Troop Chair
Wood Badge for the 21st Century
Wood Badge is advanced training for adult leaders and has four specific objectives: As a result of attending Wood Badge, participants will be able to:
View Scouting globally, as a family of interrelated, values-based programs that provide age-
appropriate activities for youth.
Recognize the contemporary leadership concepts utilized in corporate America and leading
government organizations that are relevant to our values-based movement.
Apply the skills they learn from their participation as a member of a successful working team.
Revitalize their commitment by sharing in an overall inspirational experience that helps provide
Scouting with the leadership it needs to accomplish its mission on an ongoing basis. Check out www.woodbadge.org for more details
Scout Leadership Training
The scouting.org youth training website provides a variety of materials, from quick references to complete courses, all designed to help our members improve leadership skills and deliver a quality program..