07:30 Check-in Session 0 SST 302 08:00 Adult Venturing Leader Basic Training Sessions 1,2,3 This course is designed to introduce adult Venturing Crew leaders to the basic information needed for operating a crew or ship. It includes (1) Here’s Venturing, (2) Understanding and Protecting Youth, (3) Leadership and Organization, (4) Advancement, and (5) Resources and Program Planning. (Required for Trained position patch). SST 120 08:00 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) Sessions 1,2,3,4 This training is designed to provide the initial and basic information adults need to successfully take Cub Scouts camping. The Tour Plan requires that a BALOO trained leader be present for pack overnight camping. Failure to have a BALOO trained leader on a pack overnight camping trip may invalidate the BSA insurance. It will have both an indoor and outdoor component and will run all day. SST 810 08:00 Climbing Instructor, Part I Sessions 1,2,3,4 Part I covers the classroom portion of the training and is an important part of conducting an exciting and safe age-appropriate district or council level climbing/rappelling activity. Climbing Instructor Part II covers hands on demonstration and practice and will be taught later in the fall. We will set up climbing/rappelling at the Belk Creek or Grimes Tower and on a natural rock site; if weather is adverse we will use an indoor climbing gym for the hands on portion. (If we have to use an indoor climbing gym there will be about a $20 fee for use of the facilities.) Certification is good for 2 years. NOTE: You will need to buy a copy of Topping Out and bring it to the class. Please practice the following knots before attending class: figure eight, figure eight follow though, stopper knot, double fisherman’s knot (barrel knot), Munter, mule, bowline on a coil and water knot (used to connect ends of webbing. You can find videos showing how to tie these knots through the internet. (Prerequisite: Climb On Safely, Min. Age 16 and up) Class is limited to 12 participants. SST 807 08:00 CPR Training and Certification Sessions 1,2 Is your Certification up to date? An adult with a current CPR certification is necessary to take a unit swimming or boating and is a necessary part of your safety plan. Current CPR certification is necessary for Philmont and other high adventure activities. Maximum class size: 12 SST 113 08:00 Den Chief Training Sessions 1,2,3 This training is especially for Boy Scouts that are currently serving or plan to serve in a troop leadership position of Den Chief. Learn how this leadership position serves as a vital link between your troop and the pack. Learn games and activities that you can take back to the Cub Scout den you serve to help enhance the Cub Scout Pack. SST 240 08:00 Eagle Rank Mechanics Session 1 Learn the “nuts and bolts” regarding the steps that occur after a Scout thinks he has completed all requirements for the Eagle Scout rank. Topics will include Scoutmaster Review, Eagle rank Application, Letters of Reference, differences in the Eagle Board of Review, final evaluation of the Eagle Service Project and the appeals process. The target group is all Scouters who support Scouts in becoming Eagle Scouts. 08:00 Introduction to Cub Scouting/How we Have Fun Session 1 Introduction to Cub Scouting: This session will introduce you to the Cub Scout program. Topics covered will include the foundations, purposes and methods of Scouting, Cub Scouts 12 core values, age appropriate activities, Youth Protection and Becoming a Bobcat.
How we Have Fun: This session will cover a basic Cub Scout month introducing you to Den and Pack meetings. Other topics covered will include Pack organization, the Cub Scout program, the Cub Scout year, parent involvement, Cub Scout activities, resources and recognition.
(This session is only required for new Cub Scout leaders or leaders who have not previously taken a Cub Leader Specific course). SST 260 08:00 Leave No Trace Awareness Sessions 1,2 Learn that Leave No Trace is not just a concept but a way to conduct all of your outdoor experiences. This classroom course will cover the basics of Leave No Trace principles and how to apply them in your outdoor adventures. It covers both front country and back country principles. This course is open to all youth and leaders. You will receive Awareness certification from BSA and LNT COE upon successful completion of this course. SST 236 08:00 Merit Badge Counselor Training Session 1 Why are merit badge counselors an essential part of the advancement process? Learn who is qualified to serve as a merit badge counselor, how to be an effective merit badge counselor, and how to obtain approval of merit badge counselors from your District Advancement Chairman. SST 205 08:00 Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training Sessions 1,2,3,4 This training is specifically for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. This course is designed to introduce adult Boy Scout leaders to the basic information needed for operating a troop. It includes (1) Troop Organization, (2) the Patrol Method, (3) Leadership, (4) Advancement, and (5) Resources and Program Planning. (Required for Trained patch for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters) Maximum class size: 35. SST 801 08:00 Youth Protection Training & Certification Session 1 Youth protection training and a current certification are mandatory for all adults leaders. This certification is good for 2 years. All adult leaders must take this course every 2 years. SST 239 10:00 Conducting Boards of Review Session 2 Learn about Boards of Review where participants will be instructed on how to properly conduct Boards of Review with emphasis on subject areas common to the Tenderfoot through Eagle ranks. Target audience is Troop Committee members and District Eagle Reviewers. SST 122 10:00 Cub Scout Den Leader Training Session 2 Learn about running a Cub Scout Den. Look at organization, recognition and program planning for the Den. (Required for Trained patch for Cub Scout Den Leader) SST 123 10:00 Cubmaster Training Session 2 Learn about running a Cub Scout Pack. Look at organization, recognition and program planning for the whole pack. (Required for Trained patch for Cubmaster.) SST 236 10:00 Merit Badge Counselor Training Session 2 Why are merit badge counselors an essential part of the advancement process? Learn who is qualified to serve as a merit badge counselor, how to be an effective merit badge counselor, and how to obtain approval of merit badge counselors from your District Advancement Chairman. SST 104 10:00 Pack Committee Member Training Session 2 Learn how a Pack Committee should be organized, and the tasks which need to be completed by each member of the Committee. Learn how adult training and recognitions can make your Pack stronger. (Required for Trained patch for Pack Committee member.) SST 125 10:00 Pack Trainer Training Session 2 What is the Pack Trainer? Review the responsibilities of this position and see how the district training committee supports the pack trainers. (Required for Trained patch). SST 107 10:00 Tiger Den Leader Training Session 2 Learn about running a Tiger Cub Den. Look at organization, recognition and program planning for the Den. (Required for Trained patch for Tiger Cub Den Leader) SST 221 10:00 Troop Committee Challenge Session 2 Learn how a Troop Committee should be organized, and the tasks which need to be completed by each member of the Committee. With proper organization, the Troop Committee can work better with the Scoutmaster and be much more effective at helping to Deliver the Promise to our Scouts. (Required for Trained patch for Troop Committee Members). SST 117 10:00 Webelos Den Leader Training Session 2 Learn about running a Webelos Den. Look at organization, recognition, and program planning for the Den. Discuss the transition to Boy Scouts. (Required for Trained patch for Webelos Den Leader.) SST 807 01:00 CPR Training and Certification Sessions 3,4 Is your Certification up to date? An adult with a current CPR certification is necessary to take a unit swimming or boating and is a necessary part of your safety plan. Current CPR certification is necessary for Philmont and other high adventure activities. Maximum class size: 12 SST 234 01:00 Eagle Scout Service Projects Session 3 Learn about the new Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook and the process relating to it. The responsibility of the Scout and the role of supporting adults will be explained. The aim of the course is to provide all the necessary information required so that the Eagle Scout candidate may successfully complete his project. The target group is all Scouters who support Scouts in the development and execution of the project. Also, Life Scouts who wish to attend may do so. 01:00 Train the Trainer Sessions 3,4 Upon completion of The Fundamentals of Training, new trainers will be able to apply the techniques learned across BSA’s leadership development programs, from unit level youth leader training (taught by youth for youth), to District and/or Council sponsored position-specific and supplemental training for adult Scouters. Upon completion of this initial module, new trainers are coached and mentored by experienced trainers as they become comfortable with and confident in their training skills. SST 218 03:00 Working With Scouts with Disabilities Session 4 Learn how work with your Scout who is not advancing or is being disruptive and have ADD, ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities or other disabilities. Also includes the new advancement procedures for a Boy Scout who requests extra time to complete requirements for the Eagle Rank.