Start your Scouting journey here! Your first step is learning how to help your scouts create experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Every Scout deserves a trained leader. Learn More Introductory Training The tools you need to take your unit to the next level. We offer mountain-top, transformational experiences set in a scouting environment for youths and adults that will empower you to reach your full potential as a leader. Find out more about National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), Wood Badge, and Powderhorn. Find them here Advanced Leadership Experiences Over 150 classes to help you plan epic adventures, recruit more youth, respond in cases of emergency, fix ongoing unit problems, and be prepared for whatever comes your way. U of S is an all-day event where youths and adults come to learn and grow. Learn more University of Scouting We need your help! New and seasoned leaders are looking for insight and techniques to make them more successful. Sign up to support our world-class training. Scroll down to contact us! Want to be a trainer?


Thank you for visiting the Training Basecamp! The Training Committee of Connecticut Yankee Council strongly believes that youth and adult volunteers should have the opportunity to be their best. The goal of our training programs, is to train outstanding, curious and passionate scouts and scouters, who go on to become outstanding leaders in our programs and communities.

We offer introductory courses as well as advanced leadership experiences for youth and adults. So please take a moment to look at our current offerings.

We are proud of the training programs we offer and constantly strive to improve. Let us know how we can help you or how we can make our training better. If you would like to join our team and experience the rewarding benefits of being a trainer, please contact me at

Thank you for taking time to see what we have to offer and for all you do for Scouting. I look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events!

Yours in Scouting,

Dave Barrett

Training Chair

Upcoming Training Events


Advanced Leadership Experiences

Youth 13+ and Adults

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National Youth Leadership Training

Youth 13+ and First Class

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University of Scouting


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Youth and adults

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