Adults complete online Youth Protection Training (YPT)

Get YPT
  • This is required for all adults registered with BSA.
  • Even unregistered parents who plan to have contact with any Scout other than their own, such as driving Scouts to/from events or engaging in Scout activities, must have YPT training.
  • You can get YPT training when you sign up or login at my.scouting.org. You do not have to be registered with BSA to have access to my.scouting.org.
  • Training must be completed annually and takes about 90 minutes online. (The National Organization of BSA only requires the YPT training be completed once every 2 years, however the Rose Bowl district requires annual (re)training. When you go to the training online through my.scouting.org, it will say you are up to date if you completed the training last year. Select “retake” and then retake each section of the training.
  • Take a screenshot showing you completed the training in case it does not properly register this information with the Council.

Why adults should register with BSA.

  • Scout success is greatly improved with parental involvement.
  • Registered adults are properly trained to lead Scouts safely and effectively. “Every Scout deserves a trained leader.”
  • Enjoy camaraderie and the satisfaction of working with other registered adults and leaders to guide the Troop.
  • Give only as much time as you can. Everyone is a volunteer!
  • YOUR life skills are valuable to our Scouts.
  • Unregistered adults participating in Scout activities are not covered by BSA insurance or liability waivers.

Adult registration instructions.

  • Adults registering for the first time need to complete the entire form using the button below.
  • Adults changing position in the troop need to complete the form, but do not need to supply a SSN again.
  • New for 2020: all adults must complete the Background Check Authorization to be re-registered, even if not changing positions.
Adult Application

 

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