University of Scouting
Registration is OPEN!!
Each year, the council conducts a supplemental adult training event called the University of Scouting (UoS). On March 5, 2016 we will “Pack in the Fun”, starting with registration and refreshments at 7:30 AM, opening flags and keynote at 8:30am, and then a series of 55 minute sessions on special interest topics which run all day.
If you are a Cubmaster, Den Leader or work with Cub-Aged Youth, you’ll find suggestions on where to take your Cubs outdoors, magic and fun ways to spice up meetings and ceremonies, Woodworking with Cubs, crafts, and much more.
For Boy Scout leaders, refresh your knowledge of how to recruit new scouts, retaining and Helping Your Scouts Advance, and Teaching Map & Compass. Your advancement chair will find information on Conducting Boards of Review, Internet Advancement. Camping chairs will get Lightweight Backpacking, Snow Camping, High Adventure Trip Planning.
We have more classes specific to Venturing this year, including: What is Venturing?, Venturing Advancement and awards – What’s New and Old for 2015, and for Venturing youth, Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC).
General Ed topics include Watching the Outdoor sky, World Camp Cooking, Accommodating Scouts who are Different, Introduction to Sea Scouts, and STEM for all levels of Scouts.
We will also have a fantastic Midway, featuring Council groups from Training, BSA Camps, the Order of the Arrow, and many vendors who offer services and products for your units.
UoS offers so many classes for registered leaders and all interested parents of Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts to Venturing. Lunch and a patch are included with your registration.