Wood Badge Team Building Ropes Course
Boy Scout Leader Training

Why Wood Badge?

Volunteers expect fun and fellowship at a Wood Badge course, but much more awaits. Read about how this training session helps new-to-Scouting adults lead more successful packs, troops and crews.

Cub Scout Corner Get Trained
Boy Scout Leader Training

How to encourage volunteers to get trained

How can your unit create a culture that expects and encourages training? Two longtime Cub Scouters share their advice.

Youth Protection Training
Boy Scout Leader Training

Why you should take Youth Protection Training today

Michael Johnson, the BSA’s Youth Protection director, talks with Scouting magazine about the ongoing effort to get all Scouting leaders and parents Youth Protection Trained.

Boy Scout Leader Training

The get-started guide for new Scouting leaders

New leaders: This jam-packed guide will bring you up to speed—fast—so that you can get started in your new role as a Scouting volunteer leader.

Cub Scout Activities

How to get Eagle Scout dads to help Cubs

  Question: The Eagle Scout dads in Cubmaster S.C.’s pack prefer to work with Boy Scouts, not Cub Scouts. An Eagle Scout himself, S.C. wants to persuade these men to get with the younger-boy program.

Cub Scout Activities

Build momentum for Cub Scout summer programs

Use these strategies to build momentum leading into summertime Cub Scout programming.