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Important Youth Protection Notice

Louisiana  State Law Children’s Code,  Article 403 A(1)(a and b), Article 603 (2)(a)(c)(6)(17)(j), and  Article 609 A(1 – 3a)(d)(B)(C)outlines the requirement for training of all Louisiana volunteers. To review laws visit http://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=73201


Click here for Procedures on Reporting a Youth Protection issue in the Southeast Louisiana Council.

Youth Protection Materials

Barriers to Abuse-Adult Supervision - Updated 09/01/2023

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 Youth Protection Training / Normas de Protección Juvenil:

These English/Spanish-language materials are designed to increase child-abuse awareness in the family structure through community organizations.

  • Youth Protection Guidelines (video and leader's guide) (No. 94-126)
    This is the Spanish-dubbed translation of the full-length Youth Protection Training for Leaders.

  • Boy Scout Youth Protection Parent Guide (Spanish) (No. 100-016) 
    Spanish translation of the Youth Protection Parents' Guide found in the Boy Scout Handbook.

  • Boy Scout Youth Protection Parent Guide (English) (No. 100-015) 
    English version of the Youth Protection Parents' Guide found in the Boy Scout Handbook.   

Materiales de Protección Juvenil

Se diseñaron estos materiales en español para aumentar la conciencia del abuso infantil en la familia por medio de organizaciones comunitarias.

  • Boy Scouts of America Normas de Protección Juvenil Guía del Expositor (video y guía para el líder) (No. 94-126)
    Ésta es la traducción completa doblada al español del Youth Protection Training for Leaders.

  • Cómo Proteger a sus Hijos del Abuso Infantil: Una Guía Para los Padres (No. 100-016) 
    Traducción en español de Youth Protection Parent's Guide, que aparece en el Boy Scout Handbook (Manual Boy Scout).

  • Cómo Proteger a sus Hijos del Abuso Infantil: Una Guía Para los Padres (No. 46-073)
    Traducción al español de Youth Protection Parent's Guide que aparece en todos los manuales Cub Scout

Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers. As of August 2013, the Southeast Louisiana Council Service Center will no longer accept adult leader applications without an attached Youth Protection certificate of completion.

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 reregistered.


#1 - To take Youth Protection training visit MyScouting.org to create an account.

From the MyScouting.org portal, click on E-Learning and take the Youth Protection training.  You can also check the Training Section on the front page of the Website for local Youth Protection Training happening in the council.

#2 - Upon completion, please print a certificate of completion to summit with a volunteer application or submit the completion certificate to the unit leader for processing at the Council Service Center.

#3 - When your volunteer application is approved, you will receive a BSA membership card with includes your membership ID number.

#4 - After you receive you membership card, log back into MyScouting, click on My Profile and update the system by inputting your membership ID number.  This will link your Youth Protection training records and any other training, in MyScouting to your BSA membership. 



Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004

(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162


 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday