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Leader Programs

With everything in store for the “big kid” campers, there should be no reason why you shouldn’t have even more fun than the Scouts!

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Training Opportunities

We offer a variety of training to support you and your Troop in your year-round activities. Please use the online system to register for these courses.

Climb on Safely - Monday, 2:00 PM, Hanna Venture Base: Adult leader training which outlines the procedure for organizing BSA climbing/rappelling activities at a natural site or a specifically designed facility such as a climbing wall or tower.

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills - Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Eagle Quest: Designed to sharpen camping and other outdoor skills so that leaders can deliver the outdoor portion of the scouting program. Is required for new scoutmasters and assistants to be considered “Trained”. The course prepares leaders to teach the outdoor skills that Scouts need for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class. This course is also highly recommended for troop committee members, Webelos leaders, and leaders of venturing units.

Leave No Trace Awareness - Thursday, 10:00 - 11:00 AM, Program Center: Participants receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace. Topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles.

Safe Swim Defense & Safety Afloat - Thursday, 2:00 - 3:30 PM, Tesomas Waterfront: Learn what it takes to safely operate aquatic programs within your troop.

Scoutmaster Specifics, Tuesday - Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00 PM, Program Center: For all Scoutmaster and their assistants, this course introduces leaders to the basics of operating a troop. It includes troop organization, the patrol method, leadership, advancement and resources & program planning.

Youth Protection - Friday, 2:00 - 3:30 PM, Program Center: The BSA places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. All Cub Scout and Boy Scout adult volunteers should take this course. It covers the BSA’s Youth Protection policies, kinds of abuse, signs of abuse, how to respond to disclosure of abuse, and proper reporting procedures.