October 13 – Den Chief Training – The cost is $20, and includes the Den Chief Handbook, the training course handout, Trained patch, and lunch. Online registration open here: www.boyscouts-ncac.org/event/1148228
October 20 – BALOO – to register email Cliti.Shafer@cox.net with name, BSA ID number, phone number, Pack number, position in Scouting, cost is $20 (pay on day of training). Bring pen, camp chair, and willingness to learn & have fun! Wear your Scout uniform. Barcroft Bible Church, 9401 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031 from 7am – 3:30pm. Registration will begin promptly at 7am. Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.
October 27 – Chain Bridge Training Extravaganza – live YPT, all leader specific trainings for Venturing, SM/ASM, Committee Members, Cubmasters, Den Leaders, plus BALOO, Merit Badge Counselor and COR training
Register here: www.boyscouts-ncac.org – click Districts, Chain Bridge for details.
November 17 – Pow Wow – Calling all Scouters in the Cub Scout program for a great day of training and networking with your fellow Scouters! BALOO and Den Chief Training will also be offered– online registration open here: www.boyscouts-ncac.org – click Training, Pow Wow for details
December 1 – Trainer’s EDGE – are you interested in learning more about how to train within the Scouting program? Would you like to join the George Mason Training Team? This is a great opportunity for Scouters to learn some helpful tips on how to conduct effective training sessions that can help you both in Scouting and professionally. Included is an excellent review of the EDGE method and an opportunity to learn from our Council’s most experienced trainers. Light breakfast and lunch included in registration fee. Online registration open here: www.boyscouts-ncac.org – click Training, Trainer’s EDGE for details.
2013 Training Opportunities to Plan for on Your Calendar:
February 23 – University of Scouting (Online registration not yet open – watch for more details) for all Scouters of all units – Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity, and Venturers!
April 12-14 and May 17-19 – Spring Wood Badge (Online registration not yet open – watch for more details). All interested fully trained Scouters of any unit type are encouraged to attend this mountaintop training experience!