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.

Click for Current In-Person Training Courses Offered


On-line Training

Training is available over the Internet for many courses.  Click here for portal to the national “My.Scouting” website.  You will need to have a “My.Scouting” 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). To access the online training center click here or click the link below on the training you want to take.

Online Trainings Available

Youth Protection Training

YPT Español- Entrenamiento de Protección Juvenil

Program Safety including:

  • Hazardous Weather (required for all direct contact leaders)
  • Safe Swim Defense
  • Safety Afloat
  • Trek Safely
  • Climb On Safely 
  • Drive Safely

Cub Scout Leader Training (Cubmaster, Den Leader, & Committee)

Scouts BSA Leader Training (Scoutmaster, ASM, & Committee)

Venturing Training ( Advisor & Committee)

Sea Scout Leader Training

Commissioner Training

New Member Coordinator Training

Chartered Organization Representative Training


Supplemental Training

Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council also offers supplemental training and advanced adult and youth training throughout the year.  Supplemental training includes:

Training is available in neighboring councils:

Pacific Skyline Council in San Mateo and North Santa Clara Counties:

San Francisco Bay Area Council, service center in Pleasanton:

Mount-Diablo Silverado Council, service center in Pleasant Hill:

Alameda Council, located on the island of Alameda:

Piedmont Council, which is the City of Piedmont:

If you have any questions or would like to contact the Training Committee please email

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