University of Scouting Course Catalog

Class Name

Timeblock(s)

Start Time/TB

Description

Participant Types

SBSA - Delegation 101: Troop Specific

6

3:00 PM

"Learn how Adult Leaders can effectively deliver a better program. This course is a must for all adult troop leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Digital Technology -  U of S

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

9:00 AM

Digital Technology Merit Badge is all about using, understanding, and appreciating digital technology.  This includes computers, tablets, cell phones, and other electronic devices.  Scouts must complete their Cyber Chip ahead of time, get it signed by their unit leader and bring their Cyber Chip card to the class as well as a blue card, signed by their unit leader. (Six sessions in length).

Youth (Y)

SBSA - Effective Boards of Review

3

11:00 AM

Boards of review are required for advancement, but they also provide one of our best opportunities for adult association with scouts (one of the methods of scouting), and a well prepared board can learn from the conversation as they are reviewing the scout's progress. Learn what to ask, what to say, what to do, how to get the most out of these conversations. A great learning tool for the troop committee.
(One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

SBSA - Effective Boards of Review

6

3:00 PM

Boards of review are required for advancement, but they also provide one of our best opportunities for adult association with scouts (one of the methods of scouting), and a well prepared board can learn from the conversation as they are reviewing the scout's progress. Learn what to ask, what to say, what to do, how to get the most out of these conversations. A great learning tool for the troop committee.
(One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

SBSA - Effective Scoutmaster Conferences

3

11:00 AM

Scoutmaster Conferences are an important step in the advancement process, and they can be as informative to the adult involved as they are to the scout. Learn how to have a meaningful conference and how to get the most out of these conversations. A great learning tool for any scoutmaster, assistant scoutmaster, or any adult leader.
(One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

SBSA - Effective Scoutmaster Conferences

6

3:00 PM

Scoutmaster Conferences are an important step in the advancement process, and they can be as informative to the adult involved as they are to the scout. Learn how to have a meaningful conference and how to get the most out of these conversations. A great learning tool for any scoutmaster, assistant scoutmaster, or any adult leader.
(One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

SBSA - Essential Gear for Troop Camping

2

10:00 AM

"Introductory course for the adult with some, but limited camping experience in Scouting.  You’ve camped with your family; now see the needs for camping with a Scout Troop.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Essential Gear for Troop Camping

5

2:00 PM

"Introductory course for the adult with some, but limited camping experience in Scouting.  You’ve camped with your family; now see the needs for camping with a Scout Troop.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Lashing & Camp Gadgets

2, 3

10:00 AM

"Basic lashing instruction and ideas for useful camp gadgets
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Lashing & Camp Gadgets

4, 5

1:00 PM

"Basic lashing instruction and ideas for useful camp gadgets
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Merit Badge Counselor Orientation

3, 4

11:00 AM

"What are the requirements and is expected of a merit badge counselor? Learn to develop and manage a quality merit badge program. Counseling tips, and need for Youth Protection program.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Scout to First Class Advancement

1

9:00 AM

"How to help the first year Scout (and parents) through the all important first four Scout Ranks. Key knowledge for the Arrow of Light Leader and Assistant Scoutmaster.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Scoutmaster Tips for Successful Troop Programs

2

10:00 AM

"New Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters will learn tips and tricks on how to best support and encourage the patrol method from successful and experienced Scoutmasters and seasoned youth leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Trail to Eagle Workshop

4, 5

1:00 PM

"In-depth discussion of the Eagle Project Mentor position, Eagle Project Workbook, and entire Eagle Service Project process. Ideal for Life to Eagle coordinators, Scoutmasters, and advancement coordinators. Course is 2 sessions in length.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Troop Tools

1

9:00 AM

"Geared towards Troop Committee members.  Learn how an effective Troop committee runs.  Find out what positions make up the Committee (including those that aren't always used), how to effectively communicate within the Committee and the Troop as a whole, what software and organizational options are available, and much, much more.
(One session in length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA - Troop Tools

6

3:00 PM

"Geared towards Troop Committee members.  Learn how an effective Troop committee runs.  Find out what positions make up the Committee (including those that aren't always used), how to effectively communicate within the Committee and the Troop as a whole, what software and organizational options are available, and much, much more.
(One session in length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA/VEN - Introduction to Orienteering

1, 2

9:00 AM

"Learn the fundamentals of Orienteering. He will cover the basic map, compass and navigation skills necessary to complete an Orienteering course. Dress for the weather, an outdoor Orienteering exercise will be the culminating activity. 2 session course.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA/VEN - Introduction to Orienteering

5, 6

2:00 PM

"Learn the fundamentals of Orienteering. He will cover the basic map, compass and navigation skills necessary to complete an Orienteering course. Dress for the weather, an outdoor Orienteering exercise will be the culminating activity. 2 session course.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

SBSA/VEN - Lightweight Backpacking: How to Pack & Where to Go

1

9:00 AM

"Higher level backpacking alternatives available to older youth. Options within a half day drive. Lightweight gear, think ounces, not pounds! Shed pack weight that won’t break the bank.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

SBSA/VEN - Lightweight Backpacking: How to Pack & Where to Go

3

11:00 AM

"Higher level backpacking alternatives available to older youth. Options within a half day drive. Lightweight gear, think ounces, not pounds! Shed pack weight that won’t break the bank.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

SBSA/VEN - Project Management

4, 5, 6

1:00 PM

Do you have a project coming up for your Eagle Scout or Summitt Award?  Learn how to plan and manage your project efficiently. 
(Three sessions in length)

Youth (Y)

CS - Bear to Webelos Transition

2

10:00 AM

"Understand the purpose and methods of the Webelos Scout program and receive tips on how to make it a success. Recommended for Bear Cub Scout den leaders and Webelos Scout den leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Bear to Webelos Transition

4

1:00 PM

"Understand the purpose and methods of the Webelos Scout program and receive tips on how to make it a success. Recommended for Bear Cub Scout den leaders and Webelos Scout den leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Campfire Songs & Skits

4

1:00 PM

"Looking for new, exciting, and fun songs and skits to add to your Pack's campfire program?  Then look no further!  You'll come away from this class with more options to make sure your Pack campfires are filled with laughter and fun!
(One Session in Length) "

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

CS - Cub Scout Shooting Sports Training in BB & Archery

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

9:00 AM

This training is good for leading any District or Council event, like Day Camp, Fun Days, etc.
Learn all the appropriate procedures involved with Shooting Sports, from setting up a range to maintaining equipment.

Adult (A)

CS - Delegation 101: Cub Specific

1

9:00 AM

"Don't be stressed out from trying to do everything yourself!!  Learn how Cubmasters can effectively deliver a better program - and cut down on their stress - by using assistant Cubmasters, adult leaders, and parents. This course is a must for all adult Pack leaders - not just Cubmasters!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Den Leaders Tips: Basics & Beyond

4

1:00 PM

"Learn how to organize and manage your den, keep excitement high, and encourage advancement.  Recommended for for all den leaders - new and experienced.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Fantastic Cub Scout Magic

5

2:00 PM

"Learn magic to teach, entertain, and motivate your Cub Scouts! Magic you can teach to your Scouts.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

CS - Fantastic Cub Scout Magic

6

3:00 PM

"Learn magic to teach, entertain, and motivate your Cub Scouts! Magic you can teach to your Scouts.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

CS - Fun With Science-Wow the Scouts of Your Den

4

1:00 PM

Excite the Scouts in your den with awe inspiring science demonstrations and experiments.   (One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

CS - Games Galore & More

5

2:00 PM

"Games to fit every occasion and keep spirits high! Be prepared for FUN. We learn by doing!
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

CS - Games Galore & More

6

3:00 PM

"Games to fit every occasion and keep spirits high! Be prepared for FUN. We learn by doing!
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

CS - Getting Webelos Ready to Cross Over

2

10:00 AM

"Some Webelos are fully prepared for life with a Troop.  Others aren't.  Get your youth ready to run with a Troop and find out how the new Cub Scout program helps get your boys ready for Scouts BSA.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Gourmet Outdoor Cooking & Gadgets

2

10:00 AM

"Learn to teach Cub Scout outdoor cooking methods with cardboard box ovens and foil cooking. Projects for quick preparation, easy clean-up and satisfied Scouts. Also a variety of cooking gadgets.  Make sure to bring a chair!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Gourmet Outdoor Cooking & Gadgets

5

2:00 PM

"Learn to teach Cub Scout outdoor cooking methods with cardboard box ovens and foil cooking. Projects for quick preparation, easy clean-up and satisfied Scouts. Also a variety of cooking gadgets.  Make sure to bring a chair!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Gourmet Outdoor Cooking & Gadgets

6

3:00 PM

"Learn to teach Cub Scout outdoor cooking methods with cardboard box ovens and foil cooking. Projects for quick preparation, easy clean-up and satisfied Scouts. Also a variety of cooking gadgets.  Make sure to bring a chair!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Guide to Safe Scouting: Cub Program

5

2:00 PM

"Learn, know, and put into practice BSA’s rules about camping, cooking, swimming, tour plan, and more. This is a MUST HAVE for all Cub Scout leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - How to Have a Great Blue & Gold

1

9:00 AM

"Learn how to turn you Blue and Gold into the celebration it is meant to be.  From getting the help you need to creating a memorable event, this class has tried and true advice for making your Blue and Gold something special for your Pack.
(One Session in Length) "

Adult (A)

CS - How to Have a Great Blue & Gold

3

11:00 AM

"Learn how to turn you Blue and Gold into the celebration it is meant to be.  From getting the help you need to creating a memorable event, this class has tried and true advice for making your Blue and Gold something special for your Pack.
(One Session in Length) "

Adult (A)

CS - Keep the 'Outing' in Scouting

2

10:00 AM

"What do all Cub Scouts say they want to do?  Have fun!  And where do they want to do it?  OUTSIDE!  But once we get them there, how do we make sure they have fun while still learning?  We'll tell you how to plan and conduct fun outdoor activities with special attention to the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity award, World Conservation, Leave No Trace, Cub Scout camps, and National Camping School.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Keep the 'Outing' in Scouting

4

1:00 PM

"What do all Cub Scouts say they want to do?  Have fun!  And where do they want to do it?  OUTSIDE!  But once we get them there, how do we make sure they have fun while still learning?  We'll tell you how to plan and conduct fun outdoor activities with special attention to the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity award, World Conservation, Leave No Trace, Cub Scout camps, and National Camping School.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Kids Will be Kids: How to Herd Cats!

4

1:00 PM

"Learn what makes Cub Scout age youth tick and what motivates them.  Positively channel their energy using a variety of tools and techniques, including den chiefs, engaging activities, and many more.
(One Session in Length) "

Adult (A)

CS - Livin' Large & Making Memories

6

3:00 PM

Make an impact on  your Cubs that they will remember!  This class discusses making an impression on the youth that will last a lifetime. We'll discuss BIG trucks, swinging bridges and tutus. Bring a chair. a big goofy hat and your imagination.                                                                                                                                                                                                  (One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

CS - Memorable & Meaningful Pack Meetings & Ceremonies

4

1:00 PM

"Learn how to fill your pack meetings and ceremonies with significance and great memories.  Turn your Blue and Gold, Crossover, and other pack events into touchstone moments in our Cub  Scouts' lives.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Need for Speed: Pinewood Derby Specific

1

9:00 AM

"How to organize and have a great pinewood derby. This includes the basics plus those ""extras"" that make it even more fun for the Cub Scouts!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Need for Speed: Pinewood Derby Specific

5

2:00 PM

"How to organize and have a great pinewood derby. This includes the basics plus those ""extras"" that make it even more fun for the Cub Scouts!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Need for Speed: Pinewood Derby Specific

6

3:00 PM

"How to organize and have a great pinewood derby. This includes the basics plus those ""extras"" that make it even more fun for the Cub Scouts!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Pack Tools

2

10:00 AM

"Geared towards Pack Committee members.  Learn how an effective Pack committee runs.  Find out what positions make up the Committee (including those that aren't always used), how to effectively communicate within the Committee and the Pack as a whole, what software and organizational options are available, and much, much more.
(One session in length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Preparing Your Pack's Families for Scouts BSA

3

11:00 AM

"Learn how to prepare your families for Scouts BSA.  Learn from the Scout Troop's perspective, what to do, what to ask, and what to look for.  This course is a must for Bear and Webelos Den leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Recruiting & Retaining New Scouts & Leaders

1

9:00 AM

"How do you find the ""right"" leaders to step up? How do you get people to stop sitting on their hands and raise them to help?  Get some great ideas for recruiting leaders at Round-Ups as well as ongoing recruiting of new Scouts and leaders! Learn dynamic techniques to encourage new parents to get involved and become leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Recruiting & Retaining New Scouts & Leaders

3

11:00 AM

"How do you find the ""right"" leaders to step up? How do you get people to stop sitting on their hands and raise them to help?  Get some great ideas for recruiting leaders at Round-Ups as well as ongoing recruiting of new Scouts and leaders! Learn dynamic techniques to encourage new parents to get involved and become leaders.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Regattas, Derbies, & Rodeos

3

11:00 AM

"Learn about and how to put on exciting raingutter regattas, pinewood & space derbies, and bike rodeos.  Tips and techniques to make these signature events fun for everyone involved.  
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Regattas, Derbies, & Rodeos

6

3:00 PM

"Learn about and how to put on exciting raingutter regattas, pinewood & space derbies, and bike rodeos.  Tips and techniques to make these signature events fun for everyone involved.  
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - STEM/NOVA Award-Out of this World

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

9:00 AM

Learn about space exploration and earn the "Out of this World" Nova award for Wolf, Bear, Webelos and Arrow of Light scouts.  Cubs will learn about our solar sustem through a variety of hands on activities and presentations.  They will test their engineering skills with aerodynamic and jet propulsion projects.  (Six sessions in length)

Youth (Y)

CS - Successful Pack Program: Easier Than You Think

5

2:00 PM

"We'll discuss your whole program from top to bottom. Structure of the committee, den leaders, budget and how to make your program unique.  Tips for an effective pack committee, including how to plan, schedule and budget for a year round pack program. Recommended for committee chairmen, members of committee and Cubmasters.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

CS - Teaching Whittling Chip & Knife Safety

1

9:00 AM

Learn basic knife safety and how to teach your scouts the requirements of the Whittling Chip.  Learn for yourself about the fun of whittling and how you can share that passion with Cubs.  (One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

CS - Teaching Whittling Chip & Knife Safety

6

3:00 PM

Learn basic knife safety and how to teach your scouts the requirements of the Whittling Chip.  Learn for yourself about the fun of whittling and how you can share that passion with Cubs.  (One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

GEN - Advanced Knot Tying

1, 2

9:00 AM

"Advanced knot tying to amaze your troop! Includes the Monkey Fist and the Turk's head knots.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Advanced Knot Tying

4, 5

1:00 PM

"Advanced knot tying to amaze your troop! Includes the Monkey Fist and the Turk's head knots.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Backpack & Back Country Cooking

1, 2

9:00 AM

"Know the basics of outdoor cooking? Ready to try some alternative ways of cooking?  This course is designed with less stove and Dutch oven cooking and more on LNT and lightweight packing.  This is a hands on course, so come prepared to cook!  Open to both Boy Scouts and adult Scouters. 
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Backpack & Back Country Cooking

4, 5

1:00 PM

"Know the basics of outdoor cooking? Ready to try some alternative ways of cooking?  This course is designed with less stove and Dutch oven cooking and more on LNT and lightweight packing.  This is a hands on course, so come prepared to cook!  Open to both Boy Scouts and adult Scouters. 
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Basic Knot Tying

1, 2

9:00 AM

"The basic knots all Scouts should know have to be taught by someone!  Come and learn these simple knots so that you can pass on that knowlege to your Scouts!
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - CPR

1, 2, 3

9:00 AM

"You need it for your outdoor program, now you can get it here. BSA recognized CPR certification.
ADDITIONAL FEES ARE REQUIRED ($27)  THIS CLASS CONTAINS ONLY CPR.  If you are looking for CPR and First Aid together, there is a separate class available.
(Three Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - CPR

4, 5, 6

1:00 PM

"You need it for your outdoor program, now you can get it here. BSA recognized CPR certification.
ADDITIONAL FEES ARE REQUIRED ($27)  THIS CLASS CONTAINS ONLY CPR.  If you are looking for CPR and First Aid together, there is a separate class available.
(Three Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Duct Tape  & its 'roll' in Scouting

2

10:00 AM

"A light-hearted, yet seriously helpful look at duct tape and its many uses in Scouting.  Learn how leaders use this tool to tackle a multitude of common tasks, both fun and functional.
Bring one roll of your favorite duct tape.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Duct Tape  & its 'roll' in Scouting

4

1:00 PM

"A light-hearted, yet seriously helpful look at duct tape and its many uses in Scouting.  Learn how leaders use this tool to tackle a multitude of common tasks, both fun and functional.
Bring one roll of your favorite duct tape.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Duct Tape  & its 'roll' in Scouting

6

3:00 PM

"A light-hearted, yet seriously helpful look at duct tape and its many uses in Scouting.  Learn how leaders use this tool to tackle a multitude of common tasks, both fun and functional.
Bring one roll of your favorite duct tape.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Dutch Oven Cooking

2, 3, 4

10:00 AM

FREE LUNCH (can’t beat that).  Learn how to prepare great meals in the outdoors that will delight any palate.  Dutch oven cooking is a unique and fun way to prepare delicious meals and desserts that are sure to amaze those on your campout.  Learn a variety of techniques that will allow you to prepare simple to elaborate recipes.  This is an interactive course so not only do you get to prepare the meals from start to finish, but you also get to eat the results as well!! 

Adult (A)

GEN - Eat Epically, Memorably & On Budget!!!

1, 2, 3

9:00 AM

Do you have a hard time enjoying camping meals? Do you have issues coming up with imaginative camping meal plans? Are the adult meals kinda blah? This is the class for you!. 3 hour hands on cooking class that will extend into the lunch period. Every participant takes a part in cooking in this class. Everyone eats what we cook for lunch.
There are make and take cooking tools/hacks and you will create traditions you can bring back home and on the campouts. In addition to the cooking we will do there will be examples and demonstrations of various cooking to include Garbage Can Turkey, Sweedish log candle cooking, Shovel cooking, DoughyMaker Cooking, Dutch oven cooking to name a few.

Adult (A)

GEN - Flag Ettiquette & Ceremonies

3

11:00 AM

"Learn proper flag etiquette and how to teach it to your Scouts and Scouters. Ceremonies and flag retirement will be covered.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Fun Guide to Teaching the History of Scouting

3

11:00 AM

A fun, hands on approach to teaching the history of Scouting to your Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts and Venturers.  Participants will walk away with exciting and entertaining ways to teach their boys all about Scouting's history.                                                                                                                                                                     (One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

GEN - Fun Guide to Teaching the History of Scouting

4

1:00 PM

A fun, hands on approach to teaching the history of Scouting to your Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts and Venturers.  Participants will walk away with exciting and entertaining ways to teach their boys all about Scouting's history.                                                                                                                                                                     (One Session in Length)

Adult (A)

GEN - Getting the Most from Internet Advancement

3

11:00 AM

You've heard a lot about "Internet Advancement" amd that we shoul all be using it, but do you still have questions about what that means?  This class will give you all th information needed to understand what it is, how to use it, and how it can help your unit.  (One session in length).

Adult (A)

GEN - Hammock Camping for Beginners

1

9:00 AM

"Ever wanted to try hammock camping? Join Marvin Fore from YouTubes Great American Survival as he introduces you to this popular way to camp. Learn from his 25 plus years of hammock camping and the do's and don't to get started.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Hammock Camping for Beginners

3

11:00 AM

"Ever wanted to try hammock camping? Join Marvin Fore from YouTubes Great American Survival as he introduces you to this popular way to camp. Learn from his 25 plus years of hammock camping and the do's and don't to get started.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Hammock Camping for Beginners

6

3:00 PM

"Ever wanted to try hammock camping? Join Marvin Fore from YouTubes Great American Survival as he introduces you to this popular way to camp. Learn from his 25 plus years of hammock camping and the do's and don't to get started.
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - How to Deal With Difficult Parents or Leaders

5

2:00 PM

"Open discussion on what to do and what not to do with a person who is detrimental to the health of a unit.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Interfaith Services on Campouts

2

10:00 AM

"Learn how to conduct an interfaith worship service during scout outings.  This class will provide tips on music, message, and participation from youth and adults.
Scout's Own Services
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Interfaith Services on Campouts

4

1:00 PM

"Learn how to conduct an interfaith worship service during scout outings.  This class will provide tips on music, message, and participation from youth and adults.
Scout's Own Services
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Introducing Hornaday Award to Your Unit

2

10:00 AM

"Reward your youth through this often overlooked BSA Conservation award. We will cover the background of the program and how to implement it into your annual plan using local resources and opportunities. Most units are already doing the basics of the requirement, it's time to get the recognition you deserve for the environmental work your unit is performing in their community.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Knots on Your Shirt: What & How to Get Them

3

11:00 AM

"We're sure you've seen Scouters who have row upon row of knots on their uniform.  If you've ever wondered what they mean and how you can get them, then this is the class for you!  Find out everything you need to know about recognition knots for both adults and youth right here!  Learn how you and your fellow Scouts and Scouters can -  and should - be recognized for your hard work and dedication!
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Leave No Trace & Outdoor Ethics - Getting Started

1, 2

9:00 AM

"Get an overview of Scouting's conservation programs (inlcuding Tread Lightly, Outdoor Ethics, Leave No Trace (LNT), etc.) and find out how to satisfy requirements for Outdoor Ethics Awareness awards. 
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Navigating the New Journey to Excellence Req.

1

9:00 AM

Learn about the new Journey to Excellence Requirements. 

Adult (A)

GEN - School Access Challenges: Building Relationships

2

10:00 AM

 

Adult (A)

GEN - Social Media & Scouting

4

1:00 PM

"Course will introduce you to the basics of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other electronic communications venues.  Learn how to improve your unit’s communications using social media and BSA guidelines for them.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - Special Needs Scouts: Tips for Scout Leaders

5, 6

2:00 PM

"A must attend for all Scouters who want to mainstream Scouts with ADD, ADHD, LD, Autism, asthma and other physical, medical, or emotional conditions into units with little difficulty. Will also include information on how to work with these Scouts families. Course is 2 sessions in length
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - STEM / NOVA Award

3

11:00 AM

"Find out how to get info about the Stem/Nova Award program that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Also learn what is required to become a STEM mentor.
(One Session in Length) "

Adult (A)

GEN - STEM / NOVA Award

5

2:00 PM

"Find out how to get info about the Stem/Nova Award program that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Also learn what is required to become a STEM mentor.
(One Session in Length) "

Adult (A)

GEN - STEM NOVA & Supernova Mentor Training

3

11:00 AM

"The Boy Scouts of America's NOVA Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers.  This class will provide the training necessary to become a Nova Councilor or Supernova Mentor.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - STEM NOVA & Supernova Mentor Training

4

1:00 PM

"The Boy Scouts of America's NOVA Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturers.  This class will provide the training necessary to become a Nova Councilor or Supernova Mentor.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - When Eve Hits the Trail - For Women Only

5

2:00 PM

"Women's unique concerns while camping and backpacking. How to avoid being the camp mom. FEMALE ONLY  14+ - NO MALE ATTENDEES
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - Where to Go Camping

3

11:00 AM

"This course guides leaders through their council wide outdoor adventures with information and resources generated just for them.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

GEN - White Pipe Magic

2

10:00 AM

"PVC is a great and useful tool! Come learn some creative ideas to build fun and useful things with PVC for your Packs and Troops. 
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

GEN - White Pipe Magic

6

3:00 PM

"PVC is a great and useful tool! Come learn some creative ideas to build fun and useful things with PVC for your Packs and Troops. 
(One Session in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

LS - Chaplain's Aide Training

6

3:00 PM

"Youth leader-specific training for all Chaplain Aides.  Learn what your role is, how to conduct interfaith services, and how to be a leader to the youth.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Chartered Organization Representative Training

2, 3

10:00 AM

"The primary responsibilities of the Chartered Organization Representative are to help units be successful and
to provide coordination between the chartered organization and the BSA. Learn how to be an effective Chartered Organization Representative and how to engage at the unit, district, and council level.
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Cub Den Leader Specific Training

1, 2, 3

9:00 AM

"National syllabus presented for training the new leader for the specific responsibilities of Cub Scout den leader. For current Wolf Scout and Bear Scout den leaders. For current Tiger Cub den leaders who will be a Wolf Cub Scout den leader. Required to be trained as a den leader..
(Three Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Cubmaster & Assistant Cubmaster Leader Specific

1, 2, 3, 4

9:00 AM

"National syllabus presented for training the new leader for the specific responsibilities of Cubmaster and assistant Cubmasters. For current Cubmasters and assistant Cubmasters. For adult leader who will be a Cubmaster/assistant Cubmaster. Required to be trained as a Cubmaster/assistant Cubmaster.
(Four Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Den Chief Training

1, 2, 3

9:00 AM

"Learn to be an effective den chief, to be a BIG HELP to the Cub Scouts and den leaders. For First Class Scouts and above. Wear your uniform and bring a pencil and notebook.
(Three Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y)

LS - ILST - Intro to Leadership Skills for Troops

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

9:00 AM

"Youth leader-specific training for all members of a Troop's PLC.  Come find the in's and out's of how to be a great leader for your Troop.
(Six Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

LS - New Parent/Member Coordinator Training

1

9:00 AM

"NEW MEMBER COORDINATOR: Learn about Scouting’s newest volunteer position in this course. Find out what New Member Coordinators do, why they are needed, how they can strengthen your unit, and how they will address current challenges facing all units: packs, troops, crews, and posts. Be the first in your district to know about NMCs!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - New Parent/Member Coordinator Training

5

2:00 PM

"NEW MEMBER COORDINATOR: Learn about Scouting’s newest volunteer position in this course. Find out what New Member Coordinators do, why they are needed, how they can strengthen your unit, and how they will address current challenges facing all units: packs, troops, crews, and posts. Be the first in your district to know about NMCs!
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Pack Trainer & Committee Chair/Member Specifc

1, 2, 3

9:00 AM

"National syllabus presented for training the new leader for the specific responsibilities of the pack trainer or pack committee chairman/committee members at large. For adult leader who will be in either of these positions. Course includes Pack Trainer. Required to be trained as either pack trainer or committee chairman/member.
(Three Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Specific

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

9:00 AM

"National syllabus presented for training the new leader for the specific responsibilities of Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmasters. For Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters. For adult leader who will be a Scoutmaster/assistnat Scoutmaster. One of two required courses to be trained as Scoutmaster/assistant Scoutmaster.
(Six Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Trainer's Edge

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

9:00 AM

"Trainer’s EDGE is mandatory for NYLT and Wood Badge staff members.  Participants should be prepared to give a 10 - 12 minute presentation on a Scout skill.  The participant should bring any props, handouts, etc. needed for the presentation with them to the class.
(Six Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

LS - Venturing Advisor Position Specific Training

1, 2, 3, 4

9:00 AM

"Adult leader-specific training for Venture Leaders. Pre-requisite Youth Protection for Venture leaders.  Please bring your YPT card with you. NEW national syllabus.
(Four Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Youth Protection Training for Pack & Troop Leaders

1

9:00 AM

"Mandatory training for all Pack and Troop Leaders.  Learn all about two-deep leadership, how to protect the youth, how to protect yourself, and how to protect the program of scouting.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Youth Protection Training for Pack & Troop Leaders

3

11:00 AM

"Mandatory training for all Pack and Troop Leaders.  Learn all about two-deep leadership, how to protect the youth, how to protect yourself, and how to protect the program of scouting.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

LS - Youth Protection Training for Pack & Troop Leaders

5

2:00 PM

"Mandatory training for all Pack and Troop Leaders.  Learn all about two-deep leadership, how to protect the youth, how to protect yourself, and how to protect the program of scouting.
(One Session in Length)"

Adult (A)

VEN - ILSC - Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews

1, 2, 3, 4

9:00 AM

"Youth leader-specific training for Venture Crews. Come find the in's and out's of how to be a great leader for your Crews. Updated with the new awards.
(Four Sessions in Length)"

Youth (Y), Adult (A)

VEN - Mentoring Training

5, 6

2:00 PM

"The most important thing a youth member can learn is the ability to teach others skills and leadership. Come learn the key to successful mentoring and the role it plays in making a successful crew.                     
(Two Sessions in Length)"

Adult (A)

VEN/SBSA - High Adventure & Beyond: It's in Your Backyard!

5

2:00 PM

Are you  ready to step outside of the normal activities in your Crew or Troop? High adventure camps around the country await your exploration! Learn how to plan a top tier trip and what it takes to participate with this new class at University of Scouting!                                      (One Session in Length)

Youth (Y), Adult (A)