Adult Training

Trained_patch copyTroop 4 expects all adult leaders to be fully trained.

Who:  Scoutmaster, assistant scoutmasters, committee chair, committee members, and merit badge counselors
What:  Youth Protection Training (YPT) and Position-specific training

  • BSA Adult Leader training requirements for fully trained adult leaders (scoutmaster, assistant scoutmaster, committee chair or member, and merit badge counselor) are on the BSA website.  Scroll to the section titled “Position-Specific (Role-Based) Courses” and click the link for “More Information”.
  • YPT  and other online courses are at  YPT is renewed every 2 years.
  • In person courses are offered by the Greater Los Angeles Area Council.

Additional information for adult volunteers:
Guide To Safe Scouting
Family Information Form
BSA Adult Application
Merit Badge Counselor Information Form