Advanced Training

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Leaders desiring a deeper dedicated involvement in the program, and who are otherwise qualified, will find advanced training highly rewarding. These programs serve as the advanced training program for Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA and Venturing.

Successful completion of position-specific training for your current registered position is a prerequisite for advanced training.

Wood Badge

Wood Badge is a Scouting leadership program for adult leaders with courses aimed to make Scouters better leaders by teaching advanced leadership skills, and by creating a bond and commitment to the Scout movement.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training program is the youth leadership development training conducted over the course of one week for  Scouts BSA and Venturing Scouts.


This Train the Trainer program covers the skills and techniques that must be learned and the planning that must be done to ensure a successful, fun, and safe cold weather camping experience.

Powder Horn

Powder Horn is a hands-on resource management course designed to give you the contacts and tools necessary to conduct an awesome high-adventure program in your troop, crew, or ship.