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Leadership Application / Background Checks

All adults accompanying a Scouting unit who are present at the activity for 72 total hours or more must be registered as leaders. The 72 hours need not be consecutive.

The following must be completed and submitted to the Cub Master:

  1. BSA Leadership Application:
  2. Pennsylvania State Police Response for Criminal Background Check
  3. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  4. FBI Fingerprint Based Record Check:

More details can be found at:

Parent Training

  • Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers and is a joining requirement.
  • This training takes about 45 minutes.
  • Youth Protection training must be taken every two years. If a volunteer’s Youth Protection training record is not current at the time of recharter, the volunteer will not be re-registered.