Monticello District Training

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The 2020 Monticello District University of Scouting is focused on the fundamentals. The majority of courses will focus on Position Specific Training to give our Scouts as many trained leaders as possible, ensuring the best possible program for our youth. We are also offering a handful of fundamental courses aimed at enhancing and empowering Monticello Scouters to improve unit operations.

Click here for the University of Scouting Schedule.

Click here for the University of Scouting Program Overview.

Click here for online registration.

Register early to save money and reserve your space! Online registration closes on February 9. After that date, you can register at the door.

YPT - Youth Protection Training

You can complete Youth Protection Training online at

You can find step-by-step instructions for completing YPT at the Youth Protection Training How to Guide.

Adult Position Specific Training

Here's a training flyer to help you get started. It's as easy as 1-2-3.

For a detailed list of training for all program areas, check out the complete list of Trained Leader Requirements.

Adult Leader Outdoor Training

BSA offers introductory outdoor leadership training. For Cub leaders, it is the Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) course. For Scouts BSA, it is Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS). Here's an outdoor training flyer with more information about them.

BALOO and IOLS will be offered May 23-24, 2020 at Camp Shenandoah. 

Youth Leadership Training

Troops and Crews should be running an Introduction to Leadership Skills course after each unit election. This prepares the youth for National Youth Leader Training (NYLT), and then onward to National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE). NYLT is run at the Council level. NAYLE is at Philmont and The Summit.

Here's a youth leadership training flyer with more information...including 2020 training dates.

Outdoor Ethics (Adult and Youth)

Any questions on Outdoor Ethics Training and Awards, or on Leave No Trace (LNT), contact Sarah Lindegren, the Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate.

Adult Training Awards

The training awards are designed to recognize Scouters for tenure, training, and performance in their leadership roles.

Here's an adult training award flyer with more information.

Wood Badge

The next Wood Badge course will be in the fall of 2021 at Camp Shenandoah. Please contact the course director David Seal for more information.

Not Sure What You Need?

Don't hesitate to contact John Lindegren, District Training Chair with your questions. Our goal is to provide the training everyone needs here in the District/Council. If there is some trainging your are interested in, but not sure what to do, just ask!