- Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers.
- Youth Protection training must be taken every two years. If a volunteer’s Youth Protection training record is not current at the time of recharter, the volunteer will not be re-registered.
You do not have to be a registered member or have a member ID to take Youth Protection training.
To take Youth Protection training go to my.scouting.org and create an account.
From the my.scouting.org portal, click on E-Learning and take the Youth Protection training.
Upon completion, print a certificate to submit to the Scoutmaster. If you become a merit badge counselor or Scout parent you must submit your certificate with a volunteer application for processing at the local council.
When your volunteer application is approved, you will receive a BSA membership card which includes your member ID number. After you receive your membership card, log back into my.scouting, click on My Profile and update the system by inputting your member ID number. This will link your Youth Protection training records, and any other training, in my.scouting to your BSA membership.