The Troop Training Chair is appointed by the committee chairman to ensure training opportunities are available, maintain training records and materials, and is responsible for BSA Youth Protection training. The goal of the Troop Training Chair is to have 100 percent of the adult leadership trained in their positions of responsibilities.
Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law. Possesses the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Is a member of the chartered organization other than the unit leader or assistant unit leader. Is appointed by the chartered organization to serve as its official Scouting representative and is registered as an adult leader of the BSA.
The Troop Training Chair’s responsibilities are to:
- Ensure Troop leaders and committee members have opportunities for training.
- Encourages new leaders to attend ongoing training such as roundtable, outdoor training, youth protection, and Wood Badge.
- Maintain an inventory of up-to-date training materials, videotapes, and other training resources.
- Work with the district training team in scheduling Fast Start training for all new leaders and adult family members.
- Be responsible for BSA Youth Protection training within the unit.
- Encourage periodic junior leader training within the troop/team at the council and national levels..
- Report to the Troop committee at each Parents meeting.
- Submit updated trained leader reports to the district and council.