Training Overview

Every youth deserves a trained leader! 

Just became a volunteer or even changed your volunteer role? Let us help. 

Most Trainings for each position are Avaliable 


Prefer an In person touch? 

Roundtable is the Third Thursday of each Month  

Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes:                                      Beauregard, Jeff Davis, and Vernon Parishes:
Westminster Presbyterian Church                                       DeRidder FUMC             
301 Center Circle Sulphur, LA                                                 406 W. Shirley St., DeRidder, LA
Starts at 6:00pm                                                                               Starts at 6:30pm 




Additional Trainings are on the council calendar or can be requested through the form below.

Potential Courses include:

Youth Protection Training is required before interacting with any youth. 

Position-Specific (Role-Based) Training provides the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in one's role. This includes Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation( (BALOO) and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS).

Supplemental Training includes a variety of courses that are designed to give additional information on targeted areas of the program through a combination of additional knowledge of Scouting in general, additional skills and roles knowledge, and/or beginning advanced leadership skills knowledge. This includes Trainer's EDGE, Red Cross/ ECSI/ and NRA Certs, and University of Scouting opportunities. 

Advanced Training is for leaders desiring a deeper understanding of the program or seeking additional leadership development. These courses supplement the roles knowledge and skills learned in the other levels. This includes Wood Badge and Powder Horn. It also includes youth trainings such as National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), Kodiak Challenge and National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE).