Day Camp Training

Key staff* is defined as the camp director, program director, and area leads.  It does not include den walker volunteers, other volunteers assigned to help in the various areas or den chiefs.

Adult Training


Training Opportunities

Persons required to take the training

Youth Protection Training (YPT) State / BSA Online All adults at camp must have either Classroom Facilitated Youth Protection Training (YPT) or the new online YPT2 taken after 3/13/18. All volunteers must have a copy of their YPT certificate or a copy on their phone at all times at camp. Inspectors may ask to see the card.  
Day Camp Volunteer Orientation PD-108 District All adults at camp
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED or equivalent SQ-402E Red Cross or SHAC Minimum 50% of key staff*, and minimum one trained for every 25 people onsite

Additional Key Staff Training

National Camp School SQ-402D1 BSA Director and program director

Camp YPT

SQ-402   All key staff* Update: "The BSA has created this facilitator-led syllabus with accompanying PowerPoint presentation for BSA camp directors and program directors to train camp staff members.  This course covers how to prevent, recognize, respond to, and report inappropriate youth-on-youth behavior.  "Understanding and Preventing Youth-on-Youth Abuse Training for Camp Staff, No. 430-149 replaces Camp Staff Youth Protection Training, No. 430-149 and meets the requirements of NCAP Standard SQ-402 B." The new Understanding and Preventing Youth-on-Youth Abuse Training for Camp Staff material is available at Camp directors are authorized to present this material to their key staff.  Further, camp directors are responsible for the record keeping regarding this presentation, i.e., the camp director will need a copy of the sign in sheet for their records.
Staff Training (stress management and camp security), 10 hours SQ-402D2   All key staff*
Weather Hazard SQ-402F Online All key staff*
Unlawful Harassment Prevention Training SQ-402G   All key staff*

Range Master Training

Range Master Training Shooting Sports Manual SHAC Range masters