Learning Opportunities - Scouting Alumni & Friends

Learning Opportunities

The BSA AA National Committee provides learning opportunities for Council BSA AA Committee volunteers and professional advisors. These opportunities include:

Online Training

Online training is available at the BSA learning center found on My.Scouting.org. After logging in, click on the BSA learning center link, then select catalog and search for alumni. The online courses will be listed.

Use the following link to access the main menu of the learning center. If not already logged in, you will be taken to the my.scouting.org log in page first. If you do not have a my.scouting.org account you will need to register before taking the training. The training is found at:

https://training.scouting.org/home

National Training Conferences

A conference entitled Alumni/NESA – DO you want to not just add, but multiply your volunteer, members, donors, & advocates? is offered at the Philmont Training Center. At present that is the only location where this conference is being offered. Information about the conference can be found at:

www.philmontscoutranch.org/ptc

Expansion to other national training centers is anticipated in the future. Announcements of all future conferences will be published on the BSA AA website at:

https://scoutingalumni.org/

Youth Protection Training

The Boy Scouts of America have developed a robust and highly effective training program addressing all forms of child abuse. This training is a bi-annual requirement for all registered adult members of the BSA. The program is also made available to other youth serving organization and the public. It is strongly recommended that alumni take this training, particularly if you will be having direct youth contact. A my.scouting account is required to take this training. If you do not have a my.scouting account you will need to register before taking the training. Membership in the BSA is not required to register. The training is found at:

https://training.scouting.org/home

Webinars and AL Talks

Over the years the Alumni Association Committee has put on several informational Webinars and Presentations called “AL” talks. Additional presentations will be coming in the future and they will be announced on the Alumni website, the Facebook page, and the alumni version of Scouting Wire.

Past presentations are published as a resource on the BSA AA web page at:

https://scoutingalumni.org/for-councils/training/online/