Fundamentals of Training

Every Scout deserves a TRAINED LEADER!     

A –  By BSA TRAINERS of course!

Sign up for The Fundamentals of Training, and learn the teaching techniques and skills YOU need be an enthusiastic BSA-TRAINED TRAINER!  Prepare to provide a great training experience that can make the difference between a unit leader who is just getting by, and one who is ready to take on the world.  Be ready to train: Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing leaders.

The Fundamentals of Training is designed to help Scouters, regardless of their experience, present effective training.   It will provide a great start for new trainers, show the BSA’s training techniques to those who might have trained for other organizations, and help freshen up the skills of current BSA trainers.

Who should attend?

  • Unit leaders who would like to give back and train other leaders
  • Existing trainers, both youth and adult, currently serving on district and council training teams

What will I learn?

  • Why and how we train leaders
  • Characteristics of good trainers
  • Principles of how people learn
  • Presentation media
  • Primary methods of BSA training


Date and Time:

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Registration at 8:00 a.m.

Course conclusion by 12:30 p.m.


Patriots’ Path Council, Service Center

1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls

Cost: Free!

Attire: Wear your Scout Leader uniform!

IMPORTANT: The course is subject to cancellation if there are fewer than 5 participants.


Online at:

For additional information contact:

Andrew Joiner at

or at (973) 765-9322 X 252.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you would like to schedule Fundamentals of Training for at least 10 leaders (at a time and place you arrange), the training teams will endeavor to deliver the training you need!  Contact Andrew Joiner to get connected to your area training team.