Philmont Training Center
The Philmont Training Center in New Mexico offers a variety of innovative and engaging sessions throughout the summer and fall. Sessions vary by week, but feature courses aimed at everyone from Scoutmasters and Committee Members to District and Council leaders.
When and where is Wood Badge offered in the Council?
Spring 2017: April 28-30 and May 19-21. Watch the calendar for location and registration information.
Fall 2017: September 15-17 and October 13-15. Watch the calendar for location and registration information.
Spring WoodBadge 2016
April 22-24, 2016 Week One and May 13-15 Week Two
Hosted at Camp Frank S. Betz, Berrien Spring, Michigan
SPRING WOODBADGE COURSE PHOTO
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2016 NYLT Flyer
NYLT is not your average summer camp experience. Warm weather will be here soon and Scouts will be heading to camp ready to learn leadership skills, make new friends, and spend 6 days putting the “Outing” in “Scouting.” Registration information can be found by clicking the event dates listed below.
2016 NYLT Schedule
Only two more Registrations are still open!
Camp Big Timber (Course is Full) We have reached capacity for this course please click on another date and sign up today.
June 12- June 17, 2016
Camp Frank S. Betz
Camp Sol R Crown
July 10 - July 15, 2016
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
These courses are provided to help you better understand how to guide and develop the youth of your Dens, Packs, Troops, Teams, Crews, and Posts.
Everyone is required to take Youth Protection training. It is available online specifically for Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leaders (Y01), for Venturing and Sea Scout Leaders (Y02), and for Exploring Leaders (Y03). You may access it and other online training at http://my.scouting.org and click on the link to take training.
As soon as a leader takes on a new Scouting role, they are encouraged to take the appropriate online Fast Start
course before the leader specific training becomes available.
Pathway to Adventure Council Boy Scouts of America Training Opportunities
Guiding you to guide youth.
Den Leaders and Assistants: (required) C42 Cub Scout Den Leader & Assistant Position Specifics Training. This course provides Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos Den Leaders with the information and tools they need to conduct successful den meetings. 8/13/16; 10/1/16; 10/12/16; 10/15/16; 11/5/16; online
Webelos Den Leaders: (supplemental) C33 Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders. This course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges. 4/29/16 – 5/1/16; 5/20/16 – 5/22/16; 10/7/16 – 10/9/16; 10/21/16 – 10/23/16; 11/11/16 – 11/13/16
Cubmaster and Assistants: (required) C40 Cubmaster & Assistant Position Specific Training. This course provides Cubmasters with the information and tools they need to successfully lead a Cub Scout pack. 8/13/16; 9/24/16; 10/1/16; 10/12/16; 10/15/16; 11/5/16; 11/12/16; 12/3/16; online
Cub Scout Leaders: (Completion of this course is mandatory for at least one adult on a Pack overnighter.) C32 BALOO‐ Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation. This course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. 4/23/16; 6/4/16; 9/24/16; 11/12/16; 12/3/16
Pack Committee: (required) C60 Pack Committee Challenge. The purpose of the Pack Committee Challenge is to familiarize pack committee members with the various responsibilities of the individual members of the committee as well as the committee as a whole. 8/13/16; 10/15/16; 11/5/16; online
Chartered Organization Representative: (required) D72 Training the Chartered Organization Representative. The Chartered Organization Representative (COR) is head of the "Scouting department" in the organization, and as such the responsibilities of the units and leadership is ultimately the COR's responsibility. Learn how to ensure that the chartered organization's Scouting program succeeds. 11/5/16
Scoutmaster and Assistants: (required) S24 Scoutmaster & Assistant Specific Training. The course provides Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. 9/24/16; 11/5/16; 11/12/16; 11/19/16
Scoutmaster and Assistants: (required) S11 IOLS ‐ Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills. This hands on course provides adult leaders the practical skills they need to lead scouts in the outdoors. 4/29/16 – 5/1/16; 5/20/16 – 5/22/16; 10/7/16 – 10/9/16; 10/21/16 – 10/23/16 (weekend courses)
Troop Committee: WS10 Troop Committee Challenge. The purpose of the Troop Committee Challenge is to familiarize troop committee members with the various responsibilities of the individual members of the committee as well as the committee as a whole. 11/5/16; online
Venturing Crew Advisor and Associates: (required) P21 Venturing Leader Specific Training. The course introduces the responsibilities, opportunities, and resources that will ensure a successful Venturing crew leadership experience. 10/15/16; 11/5/16; online
Venturing Crew Committee: (required) WS12 Crew Committee Challenge. Participants will discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Venturing crew committee and how to keep positively engaged in the functions of a successful crew. 10/15/16; online
Exploring Leaders: (required) L01 Explorer Leader Adult Basic Training. This training is designed to introduce adult Explorer post leaders and participating organization members to the basic information needed to organize and operate a post. 11/5/16
All who have completed their Basic Leader Training: (advanced) A90 Wood Badge. By use of a variety of learning styles, including lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, and hands on exercises, participants will learn contemporary leadership and team building concepts to develop the skills and tools needed to provide the youth members of their organizations the highest quality scouting experience possible. 4/22/16 – 4/24/16 and 5/13/16 – 5/15/16; 8/12/16 – 8/14/16 and 9/9/16 – 9/11/16 (2 weekends each)
All Potential Trainers: (supplemental) D70 Train‐the‐Trainer (Fundamentals of Training). The course introduces teaching techniques and skills to new Scout trainers but is also designed to help all Scouters, regardless of their experience, present effective training. 12/10/16
Boy Scouts and Venturers: (supplemental) C31 Den Chief Training. Boy Scouts wishing to become den chiefs will take this course to learn den chief responsibilities and tasks, and the den chief's relationship to the adult den leaders and how that relates to the den chief's activities with the den. 10/1/16; 10/22/16; 11/5/16
Boy Scouts and Venturers: (advanced) S78 NYLT. National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action‐packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops. 6/12/16 – 6/17/16; 6/18/16 – 6/23/16, 7/10/16 – 7/15/16
|Youth Protection is the very first training you should take, and this training must be retaken every two years. It is done online and only takes 20-30 minutes. Definitely a first and top priority. When you go to the site, make sure your account includes your BSA membership ID so that the training can be automatically recorded.|