Category Archives: Youth Protection

Webelos Leader Training Reporting – Staten Island

To All Cubmasters on Staten Island,

Please provide the training status of ALL of your Webelos leaders to John Fiore, SI District Webelos Chairman. John is also the SI Webelos Training, Activities and Program Director, and SI Webelos Roundtable Commissioner.

John needs to know that each of your Webelos leaders has been trained in Youth Protection and Cub Leader Specific Training for Webelos Leaders, as well as Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders (OWL) training. Please include whether they have Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) training. Please include a list of all of your Webelos leaders, and what training, if any, they have had.

You can send the lists, and any questions to john at

Why Youth Protection Training Must Be 100%.

The Daily Local (, Serving Chester County, PA

Major youth groups make headway against sex abuse

Monday, January 23, 2012
AP National Writer

The Boy Scouts have labored for decades to curtail sexual abuse of scouts by adult volunteers. But when their name was evoked in a lawsuit linked to the Penn State abuse scandal, the reference was not to problems — it was acknowledgment that the Scouts’ current prevention policies are considered state of the art.

Continue reading