Newly updated Youth Protection training required before October 1st, 2018.

In early February, the BSA introduced newly updated youth protection training that is required for all volunteers before October 1, 2018. Even if they took the previous training prior to the February rollout, it will need to be taken it again.

The updated training, which includes three modules and a test that take a little over an hour to complete, draws on research from experts in the field of child abuse and maltreatment to identify the contributing factors and threats across the spectrum of child abuse, including: bullying, neglect, exposure to violence, physical and emotional abuse, and child sexual abuse. Once completed, volunteers will not have to retake the training for two years.

SCOUTINGWIRE talks more about it in detail >here<.

If you need a “how to” Guide in how to take YPT, click >here<.

Eagle River Merit Badge Day on November 2nd.

Eagle River Merit Badge Saturday on November 2nd is quickly approaching. If you are interested in any of the Merit Badges sign up quickly as the sessions are filling up very fast. The link for the Merit Badge Day information is below.

Merit Badge Day Signup and Payment

Eagle River Merit Badge Day Information