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Scouts BSA Leader Requirements

Coming Soon!
Greater St. Louis Area Council will be offering Scouts BSA virtual Training. 

A complete list of training courses is available on the national BSA site.

Troop Committee Member/Committee Chairman

Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster

Varsity Team Leader/Assistant Team Leader

Varsity Team Committee/Committee Chairman

All leader-specific trainings are available online through However, it is strongly encouraged that leaders attend their district’s classroom training instead for more hands-on training and in-depth discussions.

Position-specific training courses for Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA are being updated and will be available January 2, 2019. Any progress on current training materials will not carry over to the new learning plan so be sure to complete any in-progess training before December 31, 2018.


District Training Chairs

Boone Trails Jack Culian
Cherokee Doc Mobley
Egyptian Mark Beyke
Grand Towers Patrick Burke
Gravois Trail Gary Dedeke
Big Muddy Anthony Travelstead
New Horizons Jim Riddle
North Star Scott Both
Osage Susan Benedict
Ozark Trailblazers Deena Ward
Pathfinder Tom Barrett
River Trails Fred Kohut
Shawnee James Unterreiner
Sioux Linda Palmer
Thunderbird Tim Redmond
Kaskaskia David Bargman
Black Gold Lloyd Reiksensmeier
Cahokia Mounds Mark LaRue 
Piasa Bird Jackie Ridgley
St. Clair George Ripplinger