Training:
Trained leaders are one of the biggest assets to Troop 490!  Many of the trainings
are available online from the BSA National Council
Online Learning Center and
can be done at home.

Certain training is required of all registered adults, and there are mandatory
requirements for adults who lead outings.  There is also supplemental and
advanced training available.  Prairielands Council offers many types of training
opportunities throughout the year.

OLC - available at the Online Learning Center
You may also go straight to your
MyScouting login by clicking here
Required Training:

ALL REGISTERED ADULTS:
  • Youth Protection Training  (OLC)
  • Fast Start  (OLC)
  • Leader Specific  (by position)
  • This is Scouting  (OLC)
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills  (optional for Committee Members)

LEADERS OF OUTINGS:
  • Hazardous Weather  (OLC)
  • Health and Safety  (CPR and First Aid through accredited agency)
  • Safe Swim Defense  (if swimming on outing)  (OLC)
  • Safety Afloat  (if boating on outing)  (OLC)
  • Climb On Safely  (if rock climbing on outing)  (OLC)

SUPPLEMENTAL / ADVANCED TRAINING:
  • Trek Safely  (OLC)
  • Troop Committee Challenge  (OLC)
  • Philmont Leadership Challenge
  • Powder Horn
  • The Trainer's EDGE
  • Wood Badge
  • ...and more offered by Prairielands Council
Information for Leaders
BOY SCOUT TROOP 490  •  Monticello, Illinois