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Training

Excellence Through Trained Leaders

Does Scouting have a measurable, positive impact in the character development of young people?  In a Tufts University study released in October 2015, youth who participated in Scouts were compared to those who had not.  After 3 years it was discovered Scouts were significantly and measurably kinder, more helpful, cheerful, trustworthy, obedient and hopeful than non-Scouts. 

Doesn’t it make sense then, that those who wish to be adult Scout leaders should apply themselves to becoming well-versed in the mission, values, aims and methods of this great movement?  The more effective we adults are at delivering the program, the more positive results we will see among our youth.

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What Do I Need To Do To Get Trained? 

National Office has created a list of trainings that need to be taken to be considered position trained. This list is broken down by program and provides the online training and classroom training numbers required.

Please choose your area of interest.
 

Cub Scout Leader Training Boy Scout Leader Training
Varsity Scout Leader Training Venturing Leader Training

Denver Area Council Distinguished Scouter and Distinguished Unit Award

Are you one of the elite and distinguished Scouters in the Council? How about your Unit? The Denver Area Council would like to recognize you. 

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District Training Chairman

District Name (link to email)
Council Chair Rick Byrd
Arapahoe District David Short
Centennial District Amanda Bauer
Frontier District Steve Powell
Gateway District vacant
Pioneer Trails District Randy Bruns
Timberline District Kathy Allen
Valley District Rusty Nelson

District Training Chairs: To request a training to be added or changed on the calendar, please follow the link below.

Training Request Form

Training Calendar

Course Description: This training introduces Cub Scout leaders and parents to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities,...
Calling All Scouters to the Fall Wood Badge Breakfast You are invited to attend the Wood Badge breakfast. You'll have an opportunity to learn...
Calling All Scouters to the Fall Wood Badge Breakfast You are invited to attend the Wood Badge breakfast. You'll have an opportunity to learn...
Learning Objectives Know how to accomplish outdoor skills while fulfilling advancement requirements Acquire the skills necessary for instructing...
We would like to welcome you to the 2018 University of Scouting! In addition to receiving a full day of fun with a variety of classes, handouts,...
Course Description: This training introduces Cub Scout leaders and parents to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities,...

Complete Listing of Training Events...