Boy Scout Leaders

Every Great Muskogee Scout Deserves a Trained Leader!

Training sign-up or questions?
Contact Frank Ross Training Chairman for Great Muskogee District at
(904) 805-2040 or email:f_ross@bellsouth.net

To be considered fully trained for your position, you need to attend the following:

Boy Scout Committee = Youth Protection Training + Troop committee Challenge
Boy Scout SM/ASM = Youth Protection training + Scoutmaster/Asst. Scoutmaster Leadership Training + IOLS

Youth Protection
On-line course for all adults
Required for any adult working with our youth
Provides adult leaders and interested parents with youth protection guidelines as outlined by the BSA.
This training supplies information to help ensure a safe and secure environment for the youth of our program through protection guidelines that are outlined by the BSA.
This training supplies information on the basics of recognizing and reporting abuse.
This program helps protect our youth and YOU, as their leader, by supplying the facts!

Fast Start
On-line course for all leaders
Provides information to aid new leaders in planning and conducting their first meetings
Should be completed immediately after accepting a new position

This Is Scouting
On-line course for all leaders
Pre-requisite for all BSA adult basic training

Troop Committee Challenge
On-line course for Troop committee members

Scoutmaster/Asst. Scoutmaster Leadership Training
Three-part training that presents the skills and methods Scoutmasters can use to organize a Boy Scout Troop and support its boy leaders in developing and delivering an effective, exciting Scouting program. The three sessions are as follows:

Getting Started: The Role of the Scoutmaster in a Boy-Led Troop
Lighting the Fire: The Outdoor Program and the Advancement Program
Keeping it Going: Program Planning and Troop Administration

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS)
A weekend camping experience which teaches you how to teach the outdoor skills necessary for a Scout to attain the Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class ranks.

*Some outings may require other online training. Hazardous weather(online) is required for all outings. Other trainings like Safe Swim Defense, Safety Afloat etc… may be required if specific activities are being conducted.