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Steps on the BSA Training Ladder .

Here are the steps that now make up the training process, or training continuum, for leaders.

Fast Start:
This training, which introduces new volunteers to Scouting, will continue for all leaders.

Basic Leader Training:
This replaces previous training for Cub Scouters, Boy Scouters, and Venturing Leaders and is comprised of several parts:

Wood Badge:
This is now one course for all leaders. To attend, leaders must be trained according to the standards of their specific Scouting positions.

Supplemental Training:
This is continuous learning designed for the different programs. It may be Boy Scout advanced camping skills, a Cub Scout pow wow, a Venturing powder horn, Roundtable, or other types of training.

Reference: September 2001, Scouting Magazine page 25


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