YOUR ONE STOP SHOP FOR LEADER TRAINING Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lakeville South High School WHAT IS UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING? Our University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on, experience-laden opportunity to network with other Scouters, and is truly a learning adventure for new or experienced Scouters. The University of Scouting…

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Adult CPR/AED Training at April Roundtable – FREE OF CHARGE – April 5, 2018 7:00PM

Adult CPR/AED All Adult Leaders, Parents, Youth 14 Years or Older, Welcome! This course will prepare you to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults and meets OSHA/workplace/ Scouting requirements. This is a blended learning course including an instructor-led classroom skill session. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a  certificate…

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Earn this special patch to celebrate 70 years of Wood Badge in U.S.

On July 31, 1948, William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt served as Scoutmaster at the first official Wood Badge course in the United States. Seventy years later, Wood Badge has grown into an essential training experience for adult volunteers. You’ll find proud Wood Badge alumni — myself included — in every council in the country. Celebrate…

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Wood Badge – Bringing Your Vision to Life

Wood Badge – Bringing Your Vision to Life Wood Badge for the 21st Century is the ultimate leadership training program for all adult leaders in Scouting.  The course is open for leaders active in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing, Exploring, and Sea Scouts, as well as district or council roles.  All leaders are welcome from brand new Cub leaders, to very…

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AT ST. PAUL COLLEGE The Northern Star Council’s University of Scouting is one of the LARGEST one day supplemental training programs available anywhere in the country. It will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at St. Paul College just off of Interstate 94 near the Cathedral in St.…

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2017 National Outdoor Conference: An insider’s guide to the outdoors

Scouting’s programs and values are best delivered outdoors. It’s been that way since the worldwide youth movement was just a twinkle in Baden-Powell’s eye. But things have changed since Baden-Powell invented the program that became the Boy Scouts of America. Each year brings new outdoor programs, new outdoor gear and new ways of maximizing time spent…

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Boy Scout leaders can now get trained anywhere at any time

It’s midnight, you’re in pajamas and you’re sitting on the couch scrolling Facebook on your tablet. Sounds like the perfect time to get trained. With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time. The courses are conveniently organized by role…

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Youth Protection Tips and Resources You Need to Know

The Youth Protection team is pleased to be joining Scouting Wire. With the broad reach of BSA’s ScoutingWire, and the frequency of its communications, it will be the appropriate way to release information covering youth protection activities to a wide population. So look forward to the release of various timely articles on youth protection actions,…

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