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2018 Den Chief Training At October Roundtable

A den chief is a Boy Scout assisting a Cub Scout den. But the story is far more important than those words suggest. The den chief: Holds a youth leadership position in the troop, a requirement for many steps in Boy Scout advancement Is a model for the boys in the den, as well as the…

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2018 NEW BSA MANDATORY YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING – Classroom Training – At October Roundtable – Oct 4, 2018 7:00PM

The Boy Scouts of America’s updated Youth Protection Training is mandatory for all registered adult leaders in all BSA programs. Other adults participating in Scouting are strongly encouraged to take this one-hour online training. The prior version of BSA’s Youth Protection trainings will no longer be available. The updated training replaces all other Youth Protection…

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WOOD BADGE TRAINING IN HIGH DEMAND

SIGN UP EARLY Wood Badge is a six-day training that provides leaders the opportunity to learn about Scouting, use the patrol method, develop an individual vision and gain tools that apply to all areas of life. As a participant in the course, you experience Scouting from a youth perspective and gain a sense of the…

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2018 Council Camp Training Classes – Range Safety Officer, BB Gun/ Archery, Chain Saw, Leave no Trace -Various Dates

GET TRAINED TO TRAIN OTHERS Northern Star Council, through dedicated volunteers, offers multiple supplemental trainings throughout the course of the year. In 2018 the following courses are being offered. Please visit each site for details. For information about a specific training please click on the specified link for all the details and how to register.…

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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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2017 FALL UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING

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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