We believe that every Scout deserves a trained leader. We want to make sure that you understand how Scouting works and that you’re properly equipped to deliver a fun and fulfilling program to our youth.

The Boy Scouts of America provides a wealth of training opportunities at every level of Scouting. Whether you’re a first time Cub leader or a high adventure veteran, there’s a training course for you. Continual learning is a key to the success of our programs.

For additional information about training courses visit the national website using the following link:

Click on the event to be taken to online registration. At this time all training will be virtual meetings via Zoom platform. Resources can be found on MAC council calendar or topic main page.


School Night for Scouting

Know all the new policies and resources to recruit new youth for your unit. 

Encouraged for all Cub Scout leaders and adults. See the SNFS Training Slideshow and the MAC Cub Recruiting Booklet RD2 . Click the attachment in the July 28 training event listed on the MAC council calendar listen to the Zoom training. Training & Demonstration

This recruitment season, we will heavily rely on virtual communication. is an excellent way to grow your unit. In this training, Five Rivers District Commissioner Charles Martin will be demonstrating how to use We encourage all leaders to attend this training. There will also be a live Question and Answer session and open discussion. This training will take place via Zoom. Once you have registered for the call, an email with the zoom login will be sent to you on the day of the call. 

Scouting For Food Training

1 in 5 individuals along the Central Gulf Coast needs food assistance. Every Scout and family can make a difference.

New procedures, dates, and locations will be discussed.

Scouting for Food Unit Commitment Form 2020

Family Friends of Scouting Presenter Training

Scouters and volunteers prepare for 2021 Family FOS to be presented at Court of Honors, Blue & Gold Banquets, and Spring Banquets. Trainers will discuss the importance of the Friends of Scouting campaign to continue MAC Scouting Program for our local youth.

Baldwin Roundtable

We will continue the use of virtual meetings for Roundtable. Some of our leaders had connectivity issues with Google Hangouts, so we are moving back to Zoom for our meeting platform. We look forward to the meeting and will see you all in September

See attachment here for PDF August meeting agenda.


5 Rivers Roundtable

Roundtable will continues on a virtual Zoom platform at this time. We hope you join us for district updates and breakout sessions at the September 3 meeting.