Tag Archives: youth protection training

By Annaleis Smith
Aug 16, 2016

BSA Parent’s Guide to Youth Protection

Youth Protection – How To Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide. That’s the name of the 23-page booklet in the front of every boy’s handbook (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos and Boy Scout). Each rank has a specific requirement for the boys to complete the exercises listed therein with their parents. There are two versions […]

By Darryl Alder
Apr 11, 2016

What spring training do you need for a safer summer?

Every year in April and May, there is a flurry of questions at the Council Service Center regarding training and certifications needed for summer camp plans. So as an editorial team, we thought we would give readers a quick overview of the possibilities: April is Youth Protection Month: Whether your Youth Protection Training (YPT) is […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 22, 2015

LDS/BSA Summit: The Cost of Scouting

This is part 7 of the 8 part report. Other reports include these: The Chief’s Thoughts on the LDS Partnership How to Better Serve LDS Scouting Partners Adapting and Implementing Scouting for LDS Purposes Unified Alignment and Service Model Leadership Training The Impact of Technology Summary and Conclusion Early in December, a team of determined Scouters, […]

By Fox 13 News
May 19, 2015

Nation’s largest Boy Scouts group issues new policy on sex abuse prevention

SALT LAKE CITY — The nation’s largest Boy Scouts organization is implementing a new policy to help guard against child abuse within its ranks. The Utah National Parks Council is ordering all Scout leaders to be up-to-date on its Youth Protection Training, or they will not be allowed in the organization. Scout troop charters will […]

By Melany Gardner
May 11, 2015

Important Youth Protection Policy Changes

There is no more important part of the Scouting program than the protection of our youth members. Experience has proven the best way to accomplish this is to provide effective training on a continuing basis to all adults involved in Scouting at every level with no exceptions. Only when everyone is involved and trained in youth […]