Youth protection begins with YOU!
The Northern Lights Council, BSA is conducting in-person Youth Protection Training sessions open to the public. Any adult that works with youth may attend free of charge including, Scout leaders, church youth group leaders, service club members, etc.
Share the dates with people you know in the community that may be interested!
Wednesday, October 21 - 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Wednesday, November 18 - 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Additional in-person sessions will be scheduled before the end of 2020.
How to complete Youth Protection Training online
To complete the training online, you will need to have an account or set up an account at https://my.scouting.org/.
When you set up your my.scouting account, you should enter your BSA membership ID so your account is linked to your official BSA records. Without entering a BSA membership ID, the completion of the training will not be recorded in your training records.
For more details, download the document below or visit this website.
BSA Youth Protection Mission Statement
True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. It is the mission of Youth Protection volunteers and professionals to work within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.
Become a Youth Protection Training Champion
Registered Scout leaders that have an unexpired YPT certificate can become a certified YPT Champion by completing an additonal training course conducted by our Council YPT Champion, John Bisbee.
The course is conducted online using a video conferencing platform.
By completing this additional course, YPT Champions may then conduct in-person training sessions for other leaders. After completion of the training, participants will receive:
Two training sessions have been conducted in 2020 and additional sessions will be posted here as they are scheduled.
Certified Youth Protection Training Champions
These people are currently approved to conduct in-person Youth Protection Training in the Northern Lights Council.
|Alexandria, MN||Mike Denke|
|Alexandria, MN||Chris Kleven|
|Alexandria, MN||Brenda Thomson|
|Audubon, MN||Amanda Malvick|
|Bismarck, ND||Mark Gaydos|
|Bismarck, ND||Tina Anderson|
|Bismarck, ND||Roy Eisenbraun|
|Bismarck, ND||Karen Ziegler|
|Devils Lake, ND||Steve Shark|
|Dickinson, ND||Scott Huitt|
|Fargo, ND||Steven Meinhardt|
|Fergus Falls, MN||Mark DeMartelaere|
|Minot, ND||James Walker|
|Moorhead, MN||Chris Ray|
|New York Mills, MN||Jeffrey Krosch|
|Thief River Falls, MN||Cameron Carlson|
|Twin Valley, MN||Christina Lecy|
|Underwood, MN||Ben Smith|
|Velva, ND||Brian White|