youth protection

Youth Protection Update

  Effective September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training will be required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application.   Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the…

How does two-deep leadership apply when driving to Scouting events?

The BSA’s top-notch Youth Protection training includes a number of Barriers to Abuse. These policies, which you can review here, provide additional safety for your child and all who are involved in Scouting. One of these policies is two-deep leadership, which says: “At minimum, two registered adult leaders, or one registered leader and a participating Scout’s parent…