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Leadership Training

One of the keys to a successful Scouting experience for young people, second only to the selection of the right person for each responsibility, is trained volunteer leadership. Leadership training provides adult leaders with fundamental information about the aims and methods of the movement, as well as specifics about their particular roles in Scouting.

The Voyageurs Area Council is committed to provide top quality training opportunities for leaders, parents and Scouts at the district and council levels. Through these efforts, the delivery of a better and quality Scouting program can be provided to our entire youth membership.

Training events currently scheduled:

Cub Scout Leader Position Specific Training

  • Shooting Sports Training   (Apr 29, 2017)
  • Cub Scout Leader Position Specific Training - Duluth   (May 13, 2017)

    Boy Scout Leader Position Specific Training events of this type are currently posted...

    Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills

  • Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills   (Apr 28-30, 2017)
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills   (Aug 18-19, 2017)

    BALOO events of this type are currently posted...


  • Outdoor Webelos Leadership Skills   (Apr 28-29, 2017)
  • Outdoor Webelos Leadership Skills   (Aug 18-19, 2017)

    National Youth Leadership Training

  • National Youth Leadership Training   (Jun 18-24, 2017)

    Den Chief events of this type are currently posted...

    Wood Badge

  • Wood Badge Weekend 2   (Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017)


  • The training program of the Voyageurs Area Council and the Boy Scouts of America is designed to meet the needs of each volunteer leadership position. These training opportunities are varied and flexible enough to reach all leaders through group training experiences, personal coaching, self-study, or on-the-job training.

    What Makes a Trained Leader

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