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It's Here! The new site is ready!

8/25/2014

Our new site is now up and running!  Effective today, this site will no longer be updated.  

The new site address: http://kvalley.pinetreebsa.org 

Youth Protection Training

 Amended November 20, 2013. Pine Tree Council requires Youth Protection training be completed every year.

Youth safety is the No. 1 concern of the BSA.


To increase awareness of this societal problem and to create even greater barriers to abuse than already exist today in Scouting, the Boy Scouts of America is implementing several important changes to further enhance its Youth Protection policies.

  • Youth Protection training is required for all registered volunteers.
  • New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before they submit an application for registration.
  • The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins.
  • The BSA requires Youth Protection training be completed every two years.
  • The Pine Tree Council requires Youth Protection training be completed every year, because... 
  • if a volunteer's Youth Protection training record is not current at the time of recharter, the volunteer will not be reregistered.

To ensure these policies are fully implemented, please take the following steps:


If you have not completed Youth Protection training within the past year, please log on to
MyScouting and complete the training. Be sure to have your member ID number. The number can be found on your Boy Scouts of America membership card.

If you do not know your member ID number, contact your unit leader or committee chairman. Your council can also assist.

A person does not have to be a registered volunteer or have an ID number to take Youth Protection training. To take the training, log in to MyScouting and create an account. From the MyScouting portal, click on E-Learning and take the Youth Protection training. Upon completion, print a certificate and submit it with an application or submit to the unit leader for processing at the local council.

If you have taken Youth Protection training online but did not input your member ID number, please log on to MyScouting and input your member ID in the My Profile section so the training will be linked to your records.

If you have taken Youth Protection training within the past two years but did not take the course online, log on to MyScouting to ensure your records are up-to-date, or contact your council for verification that your Youth Protection training records are accurate.

To find out more about the Youth Protection policies of the Boy Scouts of America and how to help Scouting keep your family safe, see the Parent's Guide in any of the Cub Scouting or Boy Scouting handbooks, or go to http://www.scouting.org/Training/YouthProtection.aspx.
 

Thank you for your commitment to our nation's young people and to Scouting.


Need Help?

Scouting in the United States has been helping boys and young men develop exceptional character and good citizenship since 1910. In the fall of 2009 in our region, over 300 boys joined Cub Scouting, but that doesn't mean that there's not room for more.

If your unit is having a pack meeting and you would like us to run flyers inviting new boys to see what scouting is all about, please let us know and we'll be happy to help.

 


District Storm Cancellation Policy
District Commissioner/Committee Meetings or Roundtable are cancelled when school is cancelled or closes early on the date of Roundtable. 

WABK 104.3 and WTOS 96.7, 101.1, and 105.1 will be contacted with the cancellation notice by Noon. These stations cover most of our district's area. If unable to listen to the radio, watch the cancellation list posted online at WCSH, Channel 6 for the appropriate school district (Roundtable = Waterville, AOS 92 or District Meeting = Augusta). http://www.WCSH6.com.