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How long is Ypt training?

You do not need to be a registered member to take the training, in fact all parents and any interested community members are encouraged to take Youth Protection Training. Taking Youth Protection Training (Formerly YPT, now YPT2) is easy! It should approximately 55-60 minutes to complete.

What training is given to scouts?

The Scout method is the informal educational system used by Scouts. The aim of Scouting is character training with the goal of helping participants become independent and helpful, and thereby become “healthy, happy, helpful citizens”.

Are Boy Scouts religious?

The Boy Scouts of America have been non-sectarian in their application of a Scout is Reverent. Declaration of Religious Principle. The Boy Scouts of America maintains that no member can grow into the best kind of citizen without recognizing an obligation to God. The BSA policy excludes atheists and agnostics.

What are the 5 Scout values?

As Scouts we are guided by these values:

  • Integrity – We act with integrity; we are honest, trustworthy and loyal.
  • Respect – We have self-respect and respect for others.
  • Care – We support others and take care of the world in which we live.
  • Belief – We explore our faiths, beliefs and attitudes.

Does Baloo training expire?

Gaylene and I can not find certification expiration dates for: Introduction to Outdoor Skills, Webelos Outdoor Leader Training and BALOO training. While these certifications may not expire, it is a good idea to take these again if it has been several years.

What are Boy Scouts called now?

Scouts BSA
The Boy Scouts of America officially welcomed girls between the ages of 11 and 17 to join its older youth program Friday, following a major change that will see the Boy Scouts program renamed Scouts BSA.

How do you become a Boy Scout?

Complete a Boy Scout application and health history signed by your parent or guardian. Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance . Demonstrate the Scout sign , salute, and handshake. Demonstrate tying the square knot (a joining knot). Understand and agree to live by the Scout Oath , Scout Law, motto, and slogan and the Outdoor Code.

What are some duties of the Boy Scouts?

Specific Duties: Encourage year round and resident camping in the Troop, older Scout participation in high adventure programs, and participation in community service projects. Assist with leadership skills training. Encourage Arrowmen to fill leadership positions in the Troop, and participate in OA activities.

Who does BSA allow to camp with Boy Scouts?

In the ideal world of the BSA, only qualified adult leaders are allowed to camp with a troop. Adults that agree to live by the Scout Oath and Law, are trained, are approved by the troops chartered organization, care about young people, are willing to teach boys how to be leaders and are willing to serve as role model for young people.

What are the goals of the Boy Scouts?

The Boy Scouts of America’s goal is to prepare the country’s youth to make good ethical and moral decisions throughout their life through instilling what the Scout Law and Oath represents. The BSA refers to their goals or roles as “Aims of Scouting”, which include: citizenship training, character development and personal fitness.