Mount Olympus: Training

Adult Leader Training

– A boy deserves a trained leader

One of the Zones in the Mount Olympus District will be hosting Leader Specific Training for the leaders of one of the families of scouting (Cub Scout & Boy Scout) each month, schedule below.


Basic Training

E-Learning training courses are now available to take online at my.Scouting Tools. Once logged in, training courses can be found by selecting the Home button in the upper left corner, then My Dashboard in the menu list. It will default to the My Training.

New leaders are required to take:

  1. Fast Start Training (Go to my.scouting.org, create an account, and take the training online.)
  2. Youth Protection Training (Go to my.scouting.org and take the training online.)
  3. Leder Position-specific Training (See schedule below)

There are many additional training courses offered On-line from the National Council:

Go to www.myscouting.org and create a user account. You will then be able to take any of the many courses. Some are listed here: Use your Scout Membership Card and personal ID number to set up the account.

  • Safe Swim Defense
  • Safety Afloat
  • Planning and Preparing for Hazardous Weather
  • And many other training courses

Mount Olympus District 7 Training Schedule - Fall 2017

Cub Scout Leader Training & LDS Leader Training

  • Date/Time: Thursday Oct 12, 2017 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Host: Holladay North Zone
  • Location: 4395 South Albright Drive, Holladay (LDS Meetinghouse)
  • Contact: Carol Lord; 801-712-9106; lordbom@sisna.com (Training)

Special Scout Leader Orientation Conference

  • For Whom: Ward COR, Stake Primary Pres, Stake YM Presidency, Stake Pres 2nd C & HC/ADC
  • Date/Time: Thursday October 26, 2017 7:00-8:30 PM
  • Host: Mount Olympus Zone
  • Location: 3510 South 3610 East, SLC (LDS Meetinghouse)
  • Instructors: Charles Dahlquist III & Mark Francis, National LDS/BSA Relations Director
  • Contact: Dennis Phillips, District 7 LDS Relations Chairman; dennislphillips@gmail.com

Outdoor Leader Skills Training

  • Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters & Leaders that want basic scouting skills
  • Date/Time: Friday 7:00-9:00 PM & Saturday 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM October 27-28, 2017
  • Host: District Training Staff
  • Location: 4100 Camille Street (LDS Meetinghouse one block east of Olympus High School at corner
  • of Camille Street & Lincoln Lane; Scout Room, west side of building).
  • Contact: Dick Pollei; 801-277-6785; rkpol1@msn.com (Training)

Boy Scout Leader Training

  • Date/Time: Thursday Nov 9, 2017 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Host: Holladay South Zone
  • Location: 4917 Viewmont Street, Holladay (LDS Meetinghouse)
  • Contact: Dick Pollei; 801-277-6785; rkpol1@msn.com (Training)

December No training (Happy Holiday 2017)

Please notify the contact person by telephone or email if you plan on attending.

Who is the training for?

  • Leader Training is for: Cub Scout Pack & Den Leaders, Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters, and Unit Committee Members.
  • LDS Leaders that may choose to attend Leader Training courses include: Stake Presidencies, High Councilmen/ADCs, Stake & Ward Primary Presidencies, Stake & Ward YM Presidencies, Bishoprics/CORs

Dist. Training Chairman - Bill Poulter
801-520-7900  billp@mviusa.com

Dist Training Chairman Em. - Richard Pollei
801-277-6785  rkpol1@msn.com