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 Quivira Council is in the midst of a multi-year Training Initiative for unit leaders.

In order for a unit to recharter in 2014, the top program leader must be "fully trained" --

this includes Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Varsity Coaches, Venturing Advisors, and Sea Scout Skippers.

Please click here for full details on Youth Protection Training, Position-specific training, and IOLS.

Upcoming IOLS trainings include:

April 4-6 at Quivira Scout Ranch -- also includes Scoutmaster Specific training

April 18-19 at Harvey County West Park (more info soon) 




Training Requirements for Adult Leaders

Studies conclusively show that trained leaders deliver a higher quality program resulting in greater retention of Scouts, attainment of rank advancement and utilization of outdoor program opportunities.

Requirements for what makes a trained leader. Click here for a listing of required trainings

Who Must Be Trained

Top Leaders include Scoutmasters , Cubmasters, Venture Crew Advisors, Varsity Team Coaches, Sea Scout Skippers.
Direct Contact Leaders include anyone who comes into direct contact with youth members, including Assistants to Top Leaders and all Den Leaders.

Youth Protection Training (YPT) is a joining requirement for all leaders and must be taken every two years.

Online Trainings

The following trainings are available online at , then volunteer, then training. You will need your BSA registration card to participate in online training. All Cub Leader training is now available online.

This is Scouting, Cub Scout Leader Fast Start, Youth Protection Training, Troop Committee Challenge, Boy Scout Leader Fast Start, Venturing Advisor Fast Start and many others are available online. "Specifics" trainings and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills trainings are not available online.

Cub Scouts

Boy Scouts







Tiger Cub DL, Cub Scout DL, Webelos, DL, Committee Member, Cubmaster

Troop Committee Member

Any Venturing Leader Position

Any Varsity Leader Position

Requirements to be "Trained"

Requirements to be "Trained"

Requirements to be "Trained"

Requirements to be "Trained"

Youth Protection Training*
Cub Scout Leader Specific

Youth Protection Training*
Leader Specific
Troop Committee Challenge

Youth Protection Training*
Venturing Leader Specific
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Youth Protection Training*
Varsity Leader Specific Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)






Scoutmaster and Ass't Scoutmaster




Requirements to be "Trained"




Youth Protection Training*
SM/ASM Specific Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)



 * courses offered online at

Training Requirement Updates has been redesigned and is much more user friendly.  Click here to see the new and improved training resource page.

Youth Protection Training*

  • Youth Protection Training is required for all volunteers and must be taken every two years.
  • New leaders are required to take Youth Protection Training before they submit an application for registration. The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins.
  • Youth Protection Training must be taken every two years. If a volunteer's Youth Protection training record is not current at the time of recharter, the volunteer will not be reregistered.

Fast Start Training*

All leaders should complete Fast Track Training immediately following registration and prior to any direct contact with youth members of the unit.  Fast Start provides an important overview of how a unit functions.  Click here for online Fast Start training. 

This is Scouting*

"This Is Scouting” provides an overview of the Scouting organization, including history, values, programs, Youth Protection, community involvement, and training. The module consists of six video sections, each followed by a brief quiz. Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database if the module is experienced online.

 * courses offered online at