Adult Training Awards

 

The Boy Scout Leader's Training Award and the Scoutmaster's Key are training awards that recognize training, tenure, and performance.

Boy Scout Leader's Training Award

Training

  • Complete Fast Start Orientation training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting.
  • Complete Basic Leader Training for your position.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.

Tenure

Complete a total of two years as a registered adult Boy Scout leader.

Performance

Do five of the following:

  • Participate in a support role for five overnight campouts.
  • Help with two annual unit and/or district Friends of Scouting campaigns.
  • Serve on the staff of a council or district training event.
  • Participate in a supplemental training course at either the local council or national level.
  • Participate actively in three troop parents' nights or courts of honor.
  • Help supervise and support a troop money-earning project.
  • Serve as a merit badge counselor for at least five Scouts.
  • Successfully complete Wood Badge training.
  • Fulfill requirements of a troop committee function as described in the Troop Committee Guidebook.
  • Assist actively in a Webelos den for six months.
  • Participate in six Boy Scout leader roundtables.
  • Help organize or reorganize a Scout troop.

Scoutmaster's Key Requirements

Training

  • Complete Fast Start Orientation training.
  • Complete This Is Scouting.
  • Complete Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training.
  • Complete Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills.
  • Participate in one supplemental training course either at a local council or national level.
  • Participate in at least six Boy Scout leader roundtables a year.
  • Conduct troop leadership training at least three times, as outlined in the Troop Leadership Training manual.
  • Participate as an adult in youth leader training by either serving on the staff or attending the Scoutmaster orientation session of the council National Youth Leadership Training course.
  • Earn the Boy Scout Leader's Training Award.
  • Complete Youth Protection training.

Tenure

Complete three years of registered tenure as a Scoutmaster within a five-year period (can include the tenure used to earn the Scouter's Award).

Performance

At least twice during the three-year period, serve as Scoutmaster of a troop that earns the national Quality Unit Award.