The Training continuum for BSA's Adult leaders
Fast Start > Basic Leader Training (New Leader Essentials and Leader Specific Training) > Wood Badge
"New Leader Essentials" is the initial training for all adult leaders serving youth in the Boy Scouts of America. Through a series of lively presentations, the 90 minute training presents an overview of the core elements of Scouting, including the organization's mission, aims, and methods. It also provides new leaders with a look at the resources available to them through the Boy Scouts of America, and a clear understanding of Scoutings' expectations of it's adult leadership.
Who attends New Leader Essentials? All new adult leaders of Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, or Venturers, and suggested for new members of the District Committee and Council Executive Boards.