Welcome to Scouts BSA Leader Resources

Guide to Safe Scouting
The purpose of the Guide to Safe Scouting is to prepare adult leaders to conduct Scouting activities in a safe and prudent manner.

Advancement Resources
Everything you need to know for advancement. Links are provided to materials that are available online.

Training for Adults
Trained leaders provide a quality, fun-filled program for crews. When leaders understand Scouting, they are more effective in their roles.

Scouting Forms
Application forms, Nomination Forms, Membership Forms and more.

Publications for Adult Volunteers
These helpful resources and reference materials are available to help you support your troop or team.

Marketing & Recruitment
Resources you need to build, activate, and improve your troop marketing and recruiting strategy.

Webelos Transition
The transition from a Webelos den to a Scouts BSA troop is an important stage in the Scouting journey.

Unit Program Planning Tools
The unit’s program calendar and budget information can help leaders gain a greater understanding of the entire program year.

Troop Program Resources
A planning tool for troop leaders with resources that contribute to making parts of the troop meeting more meaningful, engaging, and fun.

The Adventure Plan
A one-stop set of tools to help adult and youth leaders envision, plan, prepare, and conduct safe, exciting, and successful outdoor adventures.

Program Features for Troops and Crews
Program Features consists of 48 themed modules to help make program planning easier for troop leaders.

Online Registration Guidebook
Use these resources to help you manage online registration for your unit or council.

Serving Scouts With Disabilities
The basic premise of Scouting for youth with disabilities is that all youth want to participate fully and be respected like every other member of the unit.

New Troops Planning Resources
Resources to assist the new troop in planning their first month’s meetings and programs.