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Every Scout deserves a trained leader. Often we joined scouts as adults to help out. The best way to do that is to become a trained leader. We also have to consider that we as adults would need to train the youth to take on responsibilities of leadership. Here are three videos to get you going. The first is about your training as an adult leader.
🎬 Training for ALL: https://youtu.be/CxMmurNp2iI
🌎 My.Scouting.Org: https://my.scouting.org/

OK, now you’ve set up your my.scouting.com account and have taken a few courses, and got your YPT up to date. Now here’s some information about Den Chief training and how important it is to scouting.
🎬 What’s a Den Chief?: https://youtu.be/6wPXj12rsQc
🌎 Den Chief Website: https://www.scouting.org/training/youth/den-chief-training
πŸ“„ Instructors Syllabus PDF: https://i9peu1ikn3a16vg4e45rqi17-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Den-Chief-Syllabus-v4.pdf
πŸŽ“ Online Den Chief Training: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/training/den-chief-training

Youth leadership in a troop is trained by the Scoutmaster and their assistants. Here is a video on how that works.
🎬 What is ITLS?: https://youtu.be/761ntvsOI9E
🌎 Training for Youth: https://www.scouting.org/training/youth/
πŸ“„ Adult Leader Syllabus for ILST: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/training/pdf/ILST_IntroSyllabus_9_11.pdf
🎬 Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops: https://youtu.be/sdnZMGypZiY
🎬 NYLT Promo: https://youtu.be/BFUdFQGRJe0

Every scout deserves a trained leader, and also to be trained on leadership. There are many other videos about this subject but this should get you started.

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What is ITLS? – Introduction to Leadership Skill

Training of the elected youth leaders of your unit is the unit’s responsibility.

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) Activities encountered by a troop’s youth leaders might include;

  • Assigning responsibility to others
  • Planning, organizing, and leading activities and meetings
  • Planning menus and figuring out food costsβ€’ Encouraging advancement
  • Guiding a troop’s involvement in problem-solving
  • Teaching outdoor, sports, or craft skills
  • Ensuring the troop’s safety during meetings and outings
  • Helping other Boy Scouts make the most of their own leadership opportunities

MODULE ONEβ€”TROOP ORGANIZATION includes a description of each leadership position in the troop, including roles and responsibilities, troop organization, and introductions to vision and servant leadership.

MODULE TWOβ€”TOOLS OF LEADERSHIP covers some core skill sets to help the Scout lead, including communicating, planning, and teaching.

MODULE THREEβ€”LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK incorporate additional leadership tools for the Scout, including discussions of teams and team characteristics, the stages of team development and leadership, inclusion/using your team, a more in-depth review of vision, and ethics and values of a leader.

⚜️ Note: Scoutmaster should encourage scouts to attend National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) each time it’s offered in your area. This is a week of training that will improve leadership skills and result in a better troop. Some troops even help pay for some of the costs knowing the benefits. Here is a link for more information. https://www.scouting.org/programs/scouts-bsa/resources/nylt/

🌎 Training for Youth: https://www.scouting.org/training/youth/

πŸ“„ Adult leader syllabus for ILST: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/training/pdf/ILST_IntroSyllabus_9_11.pdf

🎬 Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops: https://youtu.be/sdnZMGypZiY

🎬 NYLT Promo https://youtu.be/BFUdFQGRJe0

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