Youth Protection Training

Youth protection requires sustained vigilance. That is why the BSA has continued to develop and enhance its youth protection efforts as everyone continues to learn more about the dangers and challenges facing youth. The BSA has established a multi-tiered youth protection approach focused on volunteer screening, education and trainings for everyone in the program, and clear policies to protect youth. 

All registered adults are required to complete Youth Protection Training within 30 days of submitting a completed BSA application. Log in to your MyScouting account and complete the training online today.

THIS IS HOW IT WORKS

ADULT VOLUNTEERS

Step 1: Chartered Organizations Reference Check
Step 2: Application
Step 3: Criminal Background Check
Step 4: Ineligible Volunteer File Check
Step 5: Adult Leader Youth Protection Training

PARENTS & SCOUTS

Step 1: Parental and Scout Youth Protection Education
Step 2: Parental Policy Notification
Step 3: Empowerment of Scouts

THE BSA LAYERS OF PROTECTION

> Youth Protection National Director
    > Open Program
        > Privacy of youth and adult members
            > "Two Deep" leadership
                > Mandatory Reporting

Review the complete Boy Scouts of America Youth Protection policy at www.scouting.org/bsayouthprotection
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