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Training

Excellence Through Trained Leaders

Does Scouting have a measurable, positive impact in the character development of young people?  In a Tufts University study released in October 2015, youth who participated in Scouts were compared to those who had not.  After 3 years it was discovered Scouts were significantly and measurably kinder, more helpful, cheerful, trustworthy, obedient and hopeful than non-Scouts. 

Doesn’t it make sense then, that those who wish to be adult Scout leaders should apply themselves to becoming well-versed in the mission, values, aims and methods of this great movement?  The more effective we adults are at delivering the program, the more positive results we will see among our youth.

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What Do I Need To Do To Get Trained? 

National Office has created a list of trainings that need to be taken to be considered position trained. This list is broken down by program and provides the online training and classroom training numbers required.

Please choose your area of interest.
 

Cub Scout Leader Training Boy Scout Leader Training
Varsity Scout Leader Training Venturing Leader Training

Denver Area Council Distinguished Scouter and Distinguished Unit Award

Are you one of the elite and distinguished Scouters in the Council? How about your Unit? The Denver Area Council would like to recognize you. 

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District Training Chairman

District Name (link to email)
Council Chair Rick Byrd
Arapahoe District David Short
Centennial District Amanda Bauer
Frontier District Steve Powell
Gateway District vacant
Pioneer Trails District Randy Bruns
Timberline District Kathy Allen
Valley District Rusty Nelson

District Training Chairs: To request a training to be added or changed on the calendar, please follow the link below.

Training Request Form

Training Calendar

Please join us on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Hamilton Scout Headquarters, 10455 W. 6th Avenue, Ste. 100 for Stop the Bleed. Today we live in a...
Youth experience Scouting in packs, troops, crews and posts. The healthier the unit, the more wonderful things will happen for these youth...
Calling All Scouters to the Spring Wood Badge Breakfast You are invited to attend the Wood Badge breakfast. You'll have an opportunity to...
Members of the district committee are volunteers. The district trains adult volunteers, provides district programs for units such as camporees, and...
The purpose of Scoutmaster Position-Specific training is to provide an active, fun, and positive learning experience for new and experienced...
Venturing Leaders Specific Training (P21) This training provides leaders with basic information they need to help youth leaders manage a crew. You...
Course Description This training provides these leaders with the basic information they need to conduct successful pack meetings. Learning...
Course Description This training provides Den Leaders with the basic information they need to conduct successful den meetings. Learning...
Youth Protection Training - is required for all BSA registered volunteers & must be taken every two years. This training is being held the...
Merit Badge Counselor Training The merit badge counselor is a key player in the Boy Scout advancement program. Whatever your area of expertise or...
Course Description: Pack Committee Member Position Specific training provides Cub Scout pack committee members with the basic information they need...
This training provides Boy Scout troop committee members with the basic information they need to support a troop and conduct a successful troop...
Youth experience Scouting in packs, troops, crews and posts. The healthier the unit, the more wonderful things will happen for these youth...

Complete Listing of Training Events...