National Training Centers

Boy Scouts of America owns and operates three national training centers, offering courses for any registered Scouter.

Each conference features the latest tools and techniques, audiovisuals, discussions, idea sharing, and activities led by a faculty of experienced Scouters. All registered Scouters are invited to attend training center courses.
Summit Bechtel Reserve Training Center, WV

The John D. Tickle National Training and Leadership Center provides courses that support adult volunteers and commissioned professionals, as well as youth participants, who want to enhance leadership and program delivery skills.

Philmont Training Center, NM

Since 1950 The Philmont Training Center (PTC) has provided a unique environment for training volunteer and professional leaders, and a fun family program for every member of the family.

Florida Sea Base

Join us in the beautiful Florida Keys to learn with experienced and informed Scouters with ample time to enjoy the climate and beauty of the Keys.