A cornerstone of the Scouting programs is training. There are many opportunities available to youth at various levels to further develop. Some of these training courses are offered by troops, districts, council and online.  

Chaplain's Aide Training is for Scouts in troops to become better oriented to the duties, responsibilities, and opportunities of chaplaincy service in troops. In it, you will find helpful information and resources to help you better perform your duties. Find an upcoming course.

Den Chief Training is basic training for Scouts in troops interested in becoming den chiefs for a Cub Scout den, and for adult leaders who wish to know more about this vital position. Find an upcoming course or take the course online. 

National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) is an intensive, six-day outdoor training experience for young members in support of the unit leader's responsibility to train youth leaders. Each participant must be at least a First Class Scout, 14 years old and currently filling a leadership position in the troop or likely to assume one soon. Participants should be proficient in basic Scouting skills. Learn more and register for an upcoming course.

OA Lodge Leadership Development - All Arrowmen are invited to attend Lodge Leadership Development, a dynamic annual leadership training event, to learn more about the Order of the Arrow and Colonneh Lodge and how to become a better leader.  Training classes include leadership development, event planning, goal setting, and other tools needed to improve chapters.

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course to expose adult and older youth leaders to resources and experts in southeast Texas to help them operate a successful high adventure program in their units.  Scouts age 14 and older are eligible to attend. Learn more and register for an upcoming course.

Troop Guide Conference is an all-day training that provides tips and tools for being a successful troop guide. Learn what to and how to assist the adult troop leaders and Scouts. Find a course near you.

Spring Wood Badge 2013 (Second Weekend)
Wood Badge is a five-day advanced training program that gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods while developing Scout spirit. Venturing youth ages 18-20 may attend. Learn more and register for an upcoming course.