Andrew Jackson CouncilTrainingeLearning at myscouting.org

Myscouting.org- e-learning  

MyScouting.org is the e-learning site for the Boy Scouts of America.  Just click the link here.  Once on the site you will have to set-up an account.  When you have your account set-up. You will be able to take the following trainings:

 

Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Leader Fast Start Training

Prior to running your first den or pack meeting, Cub Scout Leader Fast Start is the initial training course required for you to complete so that you may understand the fundamentals of the Cub Scouting program. There are separate fast start training courses for all Cub Scout leaders, catered to specific leadership roles in the pack. You will learn your specific responsibilities, how to keep your meetings fun and exciting, and what other resources there are to help assist you in planning for your den or pack meetings

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Boy Scouting

Boy Scout Leader Fast Start Training

This is the first training step for all new leaders and should be taken immediately after they register and before they meet with any youth members in the troop. Following this training, you will understand the basics of the Boy Scout program and will have the necessary tools to oversee your first troop meeting

 

Troop Committee Challenge

This training is required for every troop committee member to complete basic training. This online course focuses on the core beliefs, aims, and methods of Scouting. Specifically, it helps each committee member learn and identify his or her role and responsibilities in support of the adult leaders in the unit to provide a quality troop experience for the Scouts

 

Venturing

Venturing Advisor Fast Start

This is the first training step for all new leaders and should be taken immediately after they register and before they meet with any youth members in the crew. Following this training, you will understand the basics of the Venturing program and will have the tools necessary for you to oversee your first crew meeting.

 

Crew Officer Orientation

This new training offers a much-needed support to Venturing crews with their officers. The sections that it covers are: crew officers roles and responsibilities, resources crew officers need and use, working with advisors and older adults, how to plan your crew's annual program, planning resources.

 

Venturing Youth Protection Training

This course is required for Venturing leaders who have direct contact with youth. This training will help leaders understand and guide youth through possible problems as it relates to abuse. You will also learn about the issues you may face as a leader to help provide a safer environment for the crew members and to protect yourself from false accusations.

 

Commissioner

Unit Commissioner Fast Start

The main purpose of the unit commissioner is to make units successful. To do this, a unit commissioner should have people skills and a Scouting background and live by the ideals of Scouting. A good commissioner will often be a counselor, a doctor, a teacher, and an adviser.

Other Training

 

Staffing the District Committee

This session will assist you in recruiting the right people to get Scouting done in your district. Learn how the coordinated meeting makes the best use of time, as it breaks out into six operating committees that interact with one another.

Chartered Organization Representative Fast Start

As a chartered organization representative, you hold a key position in Scouting. While there is honor attached to this position, it is not an "honorary" one. Your primary function is to ensure that the chartered organization's Scouting program succeeds. This course is designed to present you with the basics you need to carry out your new responsibilities as a chartered organization representative. After finishing the online training,

 

ScoutParents Unit Coordinator Fast Start

The ScoutParents initiative is a great way to involve parents of new or existing youth in all of our BSA programs to become more active in their child’s Scouting experience. Each unit is required to have at least one ScoutParents unit coordinator to implement this program. The first step for the coordinator is to take this fast start training course. The course will help assist the coordinator in understanding the role and gives tips on how to effectively use the ScoutParents program to involve more parents in all of our Scouting programs.

 

Safe Swim Defense

All swimming activities in Scouting are required to follow the eight basic principles known collectively as the Safe Swim Defense plan. A unit that follows the plan can expect a safe, enjoyable aquatic experience. Safe Swim Defense is required for BSA tour permits.

 

Safety Afloat

All boating activities in Scouting are required to follow the nine basic principles of Safety Afloat. With an emphasis on accident prevention through proper preparation and skills, a unit that follows Safety Afloat can expect a safe, enjoyable activity. Safety Afloat is required for BSA tour permits for any trip afloat.

Trek Safely

“Trek Safely” covers seven key safety points about trekking and is recommended for adult leaders organizing any type of trek. You will watch a brief video broken into two sections and answer questions after each section. Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database if the module is experienced online

Climb On Safely

“Climb On Safely” covers eight key safety points about climbing and rappelling and is recommended for adult leaders organizing any type of climbing outing. You will watch a brief video broken into three sections and answer questions after each section. Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database if the module is experienced online

 

Hazardous Weather

Hazardous Weather training must be completed prior to requesting a tour permit from the BSA. The module presents safety precautions for eight different types of weather, as well as planning, preparation, and traditional weather signs. You will answer questions about the topics after each section. Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database if the module is experienced online.

 

ANDREW JACKSON COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

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Jackson, MS 39202
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Phone:601-948-6111
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Jackson, MS 39202
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Phone:601-355-7047
 

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