Training Resources

General Information

Youth Protection Training – Online Training

Must be Renewed every 2 years

New leaders are required to take Youth Protection Training (YPT) within 30 daysof registering and before volunteer service with youth begins.

  • Instructions:
    • Sign in at with your username and password.
    • Once signed in, click “Home” on the top left-hand side of the page, and click on “My Dashboard”.
    • There you can click on the “YPT” tab – Select  “Youth Protection Training – Take Course” button to begin. This takes about 15-20 minutes.
    • To take other BSA online trainings, select the “Training Center” tab.
    • To view trainings specific to your Position, select the “Requirements” tab. (Some courses many not be available online and must be completed in person) Contact the Scoutmaster or an Assistant Scoutmaster (ASM) for more information or visit the Suffolk County Council 
    • To view all of your completed trainings, select the “Completions” tab.

Cub Scouts

Den Leader Position-Specific Training

Boy Scouts

General  Boy Scout Information

Scoutmaster Training

Introduction To Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS)


Merit Badge Counselors

Youth Training

  • – Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC) ,Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships (ILSS) ,Welcome to Den Chief Training! ,Venturing Crew Officers Orientation etc
  • NYLT