Youth Protection Training

All adults registered in the Boy Scouts of America (Scouters) are required to complete Youth Protection Training (YPT) for the level, or phase, of scouting they are involved with – Cub Scout, Boy Scout/Varsity, Venturing and General- for Scouters not associated with a particular phase in scouting such as Charter Organization Representatives, Institutional Heads, and District/Council Scouters. Youth protection must be renewed ever two years.

Youth Protection Training can be completed online in just a few minutes. To check if you are current on your Youth Protection Training, or to complete it for the first time, click here or go to


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