Appalachian Trail Training

The District Training Committee is responsible for providing opportunities for basic and advanced adult and youth leader training to leaders throughout the district. This is accomplished through a combination of offering local training opportunities and promoting council-wide training events. 

We are always looking for volunteers to serve as trainers in upcoming courses. If you have any interest or would like to learn more about these opportunities, please contact District Training Chairman Douglas Tetreault by clicking on his contact below. 

Youth Protection Training is a joining requirement for all registered adults and must be retaken every two years in-person, or online at


Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training - February 13

Merit Badge Counselor Training - April 17

Troop Committee Training - June 19

Chartered Organization Representative Training - July 17

Pack Committee Training - August 14

Den Leader/Assistant Den Leader Training - October 16

Cubmaster/Assistant Cubmaster Training - December 11


For Western Massachusetts Council offered training –

For Boy Scouts of America training – Account -

  • Creating a my.scouting account allows access to various tools to help manage your involvement in Scouting, including your youth.
  • To create a my.scouting account go to and click on Create Account and then follow steps.

Creating an account on my.scouting help

File Name Description
2021 AT Training Calendar Download
2021 AT Virtual Training Flyer and Registration Download
AT Training Evaluation Form Download
Guidance in Creating a My.Scouting Account Download
Tips for Virtual Meeting Attendees Download
Position Name Telephone
Appalachian Trail District Chairman Hunter McCormick Email
Appalachian Trail District Training Chair Douglas Tetreault Email
Council Program Director Greg A. Williams (413) 594-9196 x7004 Email