Training

April 9, 2016
Scout Service and Training Center

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April 30 & May 1, 2016
Camp Acahela

The Specific Training portion addresses the needs of adults who have recently accepted the responsibility of delivering the Scouting program to youth by serving as Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. The Outdoor Weekend is a fun-filled program of hands-on skills training in the outdoors. It's designed to help you master the basic camp skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class. Both, along with This is Scouting, are required to be considered TRAINED and are a prerequisite for attendance at WOOD BADGE.

NATIONAL YOUTH

LEADERSHIP TRAINING

April 29-May 1 and May 6-8 2016

Goose Pond Scout Reservation

Great Medicine, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council's National Youth Leadership Training Conference, is a two-weekend training for youth leaders developed by the Boy Scouts of America and offered by our council. The conference is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth with 21st century leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home troops, crews and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Scoutmasters and Crew Advisers are encouraged to provide opportunities within their units for application and use of the leadership training learned at the conference so that the Scout applies the skills he or she learns during the conference. Great Medicine is conducted by a staff of top-level, Scouts and Leaders selected by the Council Training Committee.

BALOO

 

May 7 & 8, 2016

Camp Acahela

 

 

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council invites you to participate in a weekend of Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Training at Camp Acahela. The weekend will start with BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) which will begin Saturday morning with registration from 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. and continue until 6:00 p.m. WEBELOS Leader Outdoor Training then starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and concludes on Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. 

Monday May 9, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Council Service & Training Center

All newly approved or veteran Merit Badge Counselors, Scout leaders and anyone else who is involved with the Merit badge Process are invited to attend a FREE short Merit Badge Counselor training session sponsored by the Council Advancement Committee on the Merit Badge counseling process.  

 In Addition to presenting a comprehensive overview of the entire MB program, this session will focus on the responsibilities of a MB counselor.

POWDER HORN 2016

AUGUST 25th  - AUGUST 28th, 2016

GOOSE POND SCOUT RESERVATION

Powder Horn is an full, hands-on opportunity designed to expose Scouting Adults and Youth (14 years or older) to the resources necessary to operate a successful high adventure program for their units.

For more information on the course or to register,
visit the official course website at:

http://ph2016.nepabsa.org/