University of Scouting
Have you ever wanted to learn more about a specific Scouting topic or skill? Be prepared to take your Scouting program to the next level! Each year, the council conducts a supplemental adult training event called the University of Scouting (UoS). We are offering classes for adults for all levels of Scouting.
Each year, the council conducts a supplemental adult training event called the University of Scouting (UoS). The schedule for the day goes like this: registration and refreshments start at 7:30 AM, opening flag ceremony and welcome at 8:30am, and then a series of six 50 minute sessions on special interest topics which run all day.
We will also have a fantastic Scouting Expo (it is like a trade show for Scouters!), featuring Council groups from Training, BSA Camps, the Order of the Arrow, and many vendors who offer services and products that can add great value to your Scouting program on Saturday.
Coffee, snacks, and a patch are included with your registration. Lunch is available for an additional $15.
While most courses are targeted at adults, there are a few select classes open to Scouts aged 14-18. See the Course Catalog in General Education and Scouts BSA for courses open to youth.
General Ed topics include Dutch Oven Cooking, How to become a NOVA Counselor, Accommodating Scouts who are Different, how to bring Outdoor Ethics and Leave No Trace into your units, and how to recruit more parent volunteers.