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The following resources may be used by parents and leaders in their efforts to protect youth. Several are are available for purchase. Visit your local Scout shop or www.scoutstuff.org.
Youth Protection & Adult Leadership.
To help families and volunteers keep youth safe while online. Topics include cyberbullying, cell phone use, texting, blogging, gaming, and identity theft.
A booklet, included in the printed handbooks, providing tips to help parents talk with their sons about child abuse.
This video should be used annually by Cub Scout packs or dens when Cub Scouts are accompanied by a parent or other adult family member. (English and Spanish facilitator's guides, and a sample letter to parents and guardians, are available.)
The following print materials may be obtained through your local council service center:The Power Pack Pals comic books, available in English and in Spanish, are for Cub Scout-age boys.
First in a series of eight-page comic books for Cub Scout-aged kids, featuring T.C., Akela, and Baloo. Power Pack Pals features the three pals talking to kids about bullying and smart ways to deal with it.
Second in the series of youth protection comic books featuring Akela, Baloo, and T.C. addressing dangers that kids could encounter on the Internet and how to avoid them.
The third installment in the youth protection comic book series featuring Akela, Baloo, and T.C. includes scenarios that advise kids about the dangers of strangers and inappropriate behavior by adults toward children, and what to do in scary situations.
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Philmont Leadership Challenge
Top Leader Trained Date and Course Criteria
Philmont Training Center
CubCast and ScoutCast
Introduction to the BSA Learn Center
Trained Leader Requirements
College of Commissioner Science Dean's Retreat
University of Scouting Dean's Retreat
Course Director's Conferences