Baden-Powell Council - Scoutmaster/Merit Badge Counselor/Troop Committee Position-Specific Training

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Scoutmaster/Merit Badge Counselor/Troop Committee Position-Specific Training

Event Details

Baden-Powell Council Presents:

A Scouts BSA Adult Leader Day of Training


Scouts BSA Position-Specific Training is for all:

  • Scoutmasters / Assistant Scoutmasters
  • Troop Committee members
  • Merit Badge Counselors


Multiple Sessions Available:

  • Saturday, September 23rd
    • 9:00am-1:00pm at Whitney Point Library (please arrive 8:45 am for sign-in)
  • Saturday, November 11th
    • 9:00am-1:00pm Baden-Powell Service Center (please arrive 8:45 am for sign-in)

Note: Course is free but you must register in advance. Late registrants must contact Course Director for approval to attend


Some of the topics covered in the presentation include:

  • Aims & Methods of Scouts BSA
  • Advancement
  • Merit Badges
  • Troop Committee
  • Uniforms for Scouts BSA
  • Outdoor Programs
  • Annual Troop Program Planning
  • Roles of Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader
  • Troop Meeting
  • Patrol Method
  • Patrol Leaders Council Meeting
  • And lots, lots more!!!


  • Your questions
  • Paper and pencil to take notes
  • Please wear your Scout uniform (if you have one)

You will be able to meet and network with other Scouts BSA Leaders !

Note- In order for Scoutmasters / Assistant Scoutmasters to be considered fully trained, National BSA also requires the completion of  two additional training courses:

1) Hazardous Weather Training, this can be found online at

2) IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills), a weekend course held each spring and fall


When & Where
Whitney Point
Whitney Point Library
Saturday 09-23-2023
9:00 AM ET to 1:00 PM ET Past
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Baden-Powell Service Center
Baden-Powell Council Service Center
Saturday 11-11-2023
9:00 AM ET to 1:00 PM ET Past
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