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The Boy Scouts of America, Rio Grande Council offers training and certification in the following areas:

  • Adult Basic Training
  • Adult Supplemental Training
  • Youth Training Opportunities

Council schedule of Leader training sessions will soon be posted. Be aware that ALL CUB SCOUT LEADER TRAINING is now available online to all leaders.


To be considered fully trained in your program; you must attend and complete all of the items on your check list section for your program of Scouting. See the adult basic training section of the umbrella check list.


Coming Soon!!




Online Training Center Courses Offerd:

  • Youth Protection Training
  • Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat
  • Cub Scout Fast Start Training
  • Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
  • Boy Scout Fast Start Training
  • This is Scouting

To take any of our online training sessions, you must create an account.

Live Training / In Person

  • Baloo Training (required for outdoor events)
  • Boy Scout Specific Training
  • Boy Scout introduction to Outdoor Skills
  • Woodbadge
  • N.Y.L.T.
  • Youth Protection (as needed basis)
  • Commissioner Basic/ Commissioner Conference
  • District / Board leadership training
  • Trainer's Edge (Woodbdage & NYLT staff)

Youth Protection Materials


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Youth Protection Training / Normas de Proteccion Juvenil:

These English/Spanish-language materials are designed to increase child-abuse awareness in the family structure through community organizations.

  • Youth Protection Guidelines (video and leader's guide) (No. 94-126)
    This is the Spanish-dubbed translation of the full-length Youth Protection Training for Leaders.
  • Boy Scout Youth Protection Parent Guide (Spanish) (No. 100-016) Click Here
    Spanish translation of the Youth Protection Parents' Guide found in the Boy Scout Handbook.
  • Boy Scout Youth Protection Parent Guide (English) (No. 100-015) Click Here?
    English version of the Youth Protection Parents' Guide found in the Boy Scout Handbook.

Materiales de Proteccion Juvenil

Se dise?aron estos materiales en espanol para aumentar la conciencia del abuso infantil en la familia por medio de organizaciones comunitarias.

  • Boy Scouts of America Normas de Protecci?n Juvenil Gu?a del Expositor (video y gu?a para el leder) (No. 94-126)
    ?sta es la traducci?n completa doblada al espa?ol del Youth Protection Training for Leaders.
  • C?mo Proteger a sus Hijos del Abuso Infantil: Una Gu?a Para los Padres (No. 100-016) Click Here
    Traducci?n en espa?ol de Youth Protection Parent's Guide, que aparece en el Boy Scout Handbook (Manual Boy Scout).
  • Como Proteger a sus Hijos del Abuso Infantil: Una Gu?a Para los Padres (No. 46-073) Click Here
    Traducci?n al espanol de Youth Protection Parent's Guide que aparece en todos los manuales Cub Scout

Internet and online safety

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Woodbadge 2012

Guide to Safe Scouting:

For the online version CLICK HERE

Philmont Training

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District and council volunteers can benefit from training opportunities offered at Philmont Volunteer Training Center.

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