New Required Sea Scout Adult Leader Training
The national council introduced the new official "Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic Training" (SSALBT) training program. It is designed to replace all previous versions of Sea Scout adult leader training. This new two and a half hour program gets back to basics and covers important key subjects including program unit resource management, training opportunities, youth advancement and recognition, program planning, effective leadership, and more.
"We're excited to roll this program out for the benefit of all Sea Scout adult volunteers" says Keith Christopher, National Director, Sea Scouts, BSA. "We feel this program will help strengthen and grow our valuable Sea Scout programs with more youth involvement and more ships operating a great program." Read more online here.
Youth Protection Training Conference
The Second Biennial Youth Protection Conference is being held at the Napa Sea Scout Base (Napa, CA) this weekend February 6, 2010. Attendees will participate in required training programs including the new Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic Training, Youth Protection Training, and more. All course participants will also receive a limited edition Safety@Sea 4GB jump drive preloaded with valuable and helpful information. Limited seating is still available. Download an event promotional flyer here.
What Makes a Trained Leader?
You may have asked yourself this question any number of times. The thought of training or getting trained may be a daunting task, but from the BSA-perspective, it is pretty straight forward. The BSA has prepared a variety of helpful training programs designed to give our leaders that basic skills necessary to safely and efficiently operating a Scouting program. From This is Scouting to Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic Training to traditional Seabadge and Seabadge Underway, there is a training program designed to fit your needs.
To learn more about BSA's training programs, download "What Makes a Trained Leader" (210-539) from www.scouting.org
The Trainer’s EDGE replaces the Trainer Development Conference (BSA 500) as the required train-the-trainer course for Seabadge and other BSA trainer staffs. It is meant to supplement the practice offered through staff development, with a focus on the participant, while raising the level of skill a trainer brings to the staff experience. Only practice can polish these skills, but this course is intended to “train the trainer” on behaviors and resources while offering hands-on experience in methods and media.
Download the Trainer's EDGE syllabus (26-242) from www.scouting.org.