Trained leaders provide a quality, fun-filled program for packs, troops, teams, and crews. When leaders understand Scouting, they are more effective in their roles.
For a full list of courses that are required for a leader to be considered trained please click here.
Training is available over the Internet for many courses. Click here for portal to the national “MyScouting” website. You will need to have a “MyScouting” account which is linked to your BSA membership number. (You will find that on your membership card, on your magazine subscription label, or email us for that number).
Online Trainings Available
Fast Start Training (required for tour permits)
Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council also offers supplemental training and advanced adult and youth training throughout the year. Supplemental training includes:
- Philmont Training Center
- Bearpaw Winter Camping – A winter camping training event held in November and February
- Wood Badge: April 29-May 1 & May 20-22, 2016: Woodbadge Spring Course and Register Online AND September 16-18 & October 7-9, 2016: Woodbadge Fall Course and Register Online
Training is available in neighboring councils:
Pacific Skyline Council in San Mateo and North Santa Clara Counties: http://www.pacsky.org/Training
San Francisco Bay Area Council, service center in Pleasanton: http://www.sfbac.org/training
Mount-Diablo Silverado Council, service center in Pleasant Hill: http://www.bsa-mdsc.org
Alameda Council, located on the island of Alameda: http://www.bsa-alameda.org/
If you have any questions or would like to contact the Training Committee please email firstname.lastname@example.org.