Royal Rangers instructors play a central role in the success of the program by providing valuable training on both the national and district levels to equip leaders for success in their various areas of responsibility. Instructors attain certification to teach district-level training programs through the Royal Rangers Training Academy. Certification to teach national-level training program is attained through National Academy.
Training Academy (TA) represents the process by which individuals attain certification to teach district-level training programs. Training Academies are conducted under the direction of a regional training coordinator in cooperation with the district training coordinators in that area. Basic qualifications to attend a Training Academy include:
Individuals meeting the above requirements may be invited to submit an application to Training Academy by their district director and Regional Training Coordinator (RTC). Contact your district director for more information. Please note that attendance at a Training Academy does not guarantee certification.
National Academy (NA) is a national training seminar designed to train recommended leaders to become staff members at national training events. Basic qualifications to attend a National Academy include:
The National Academy Guidelines handout outlining the qualifications to attend National Academy and an NA Pre-Study course application can both be found under the event listing on the National Training Event page when an Academy is scheduled.
Advanced Academy (AA) is a national training seminar designed to train recommended National Academy Graduates for specialized leadership roles (Camp Director, Senior Patrol Leader, Coordinator, Chaplain, and Audio/Video Technician) at various national training events. The names of recommended leaders are provided to the national training office after Regional Coordinators and Regional Training Coordinators have discussed potential candidates with District Directors in their region.
The Advanced Academy Guidelines handout outlining the qualifications to attend Advanced Academy and an AA Pre-Study course application can both be found under the event listing on the National Training Event page when an Academy is scheduled.
National Academy Instructor is a member of the instructing staff at a National Academy or Advanced Academy. Serving as an Academy Instructor is by invitation only from the national Royal Rangers ministry.