How to Complete YPT
Emily Gunderson
November 18, 2021

Hello Adult Leaders, 

Thank you for your continued support of Scouting in your community and keeping up to date on your Youth Protection Training (YPT)!

If you are new to Scouting, WELCOME! Just like you, we care about the safety and future of our youth and require that every Adult Leader take the Youth Protection Training.

Please follow the instructions below, or click on the link provided for additional resources and pictures walking you through the YPT process. 

(Recommended Browsers are Google Chrome for the PC or Safari for the MAC).

1. Go to http://my.scouting.org

If you already have an account....
2. Enter your login name and password (this is NOT the same as Scoutbook, you will need a new acount here)
3. On the opening page of my.scouting.org, click on the Youth Protection logo for English or Spanish on the right side. 
4. On the Youth Protection page of the BSA Learn Center select the enroll button.
5. Once enrolled you will see the required sections of the training; Overview and Policies V2, Sexual Abuse V2, Bullying V2, YPT Certification Test V2
6. Complete each one, either all at once, or at your own pace. Your spot won't be lost if you log out and log back in
7. Send your certificate to your leader, DE, or Registrar once complete. 

Additonal HOW-TO with pictures: How to Guide for Taking Youth Protection Training

If Creating an account for the first time....
2. On the left hand side select CREATE ACCOUNT (use the same email you provided, or will provide, on your Adult Application)
3. Once you've created your account, you will have an option to Find a Unit or Visit the Training Page, Select "Vist the Training Page"
4. You will be directed to a scouting.org page that describes Youth Protection, half way down the page is a logo for Youth Protection (like the one at the botom of this page), select it
5. Select "visit" on the Mandatory - Youth Protection (also available in Spanish)
6. Select "enroll" 
7. The page should load the required sections of the training; Overview and Policies V2, Sexual Abuse V2, Bullying V2, YPT Certification Test V2
8. Complete each one, either all at once, or at your own pace. Your spot won't be lost if you log out and log back in
9. Select "Start" on each module, and at the end you will be able to download your certificate, or  screen shot the page and send it to your leader, DE or Registrar

Optional - add the Chippewa Valley Council to your My.Scouting account to make registration even smoother: New Account Set Up

WANT TO COMPLETE AS A GROUP? Reach out to your District Executive for an official BSA Training Report sheet to document the attendees as you go through the training together or to set up an in-person YPT training with our District Trainers! 

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