Mega Training

May 19-21, 2017
Lost Pines Scout Reservation


This is a wonderful opportunity for you to meet volunteers from throughout our council and be trained in the wonderful Spring weather at Lost Pines Scout Reservation. CLICK on the links below to register for a class or classes:

Saturday 8am to 4pm
Cost: $15.00
BALOO – Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation Training is for all Cub Scout leaders and parents. This training course covers the skills & resources needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping. Completion of this training is required before a pack can go on a campout. The course is limited to a minimum of 6.
Friday 7pm to 10pm
Cost: $5.00
This two hour classroom session covers practical applications of Chaplain duties and responsibilities. Trained Chaplains and Chaplain Program committee members teach the class, offering real-world experience and discussion. The training covers practical guidelines for unit religious services, training in crisis intervention techniques and general references for common conditions like ADD/ADHD, homesickness, etc. as well as differences in the respective faiths within the Capitol Area Council. You should have completed the Phase One Fast Start online training before taking part in this course.

Chaplain Outdoor Training
Saturday 8am to Sunday 12noon
Cost: $30.00
This training involves the adult Chaplain’s working relationship with the Scout Chaplain Aide. It is part of an overnight camp, and will involve elements of the C.O.P.E. program. There will also be a service project, Scouts’ Own Interfaith Services as well as promotion of Scouting’s religious awards program. You should have completed the Phase One Fast Start online training and Phase Two Classroom training before taking part in this course.

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills/Scoutmaster Position Specific Trainings
Friday 6pm to Sunday 11am
Cost: $45.00
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide Boy Scout leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start and guide a program the right way. Completion of this course is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Boy Scout Handbook.

Scoutmaster Position Specific Training will provide Scoutmasters and Assistant Soutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Come and share your ideas as well as learn new ones.

Friday 6pm to Saturday 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide Boy Scout leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start and guide a program the right way. Completion of this course is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Boy Scout Handbook. Minimum required for the course: 10. Maximum: 50.

Leave No Trace Trainer Training CANCELLED
Friday 7pm to Sunday 12noon
Cost: $60.00
The Leave No Trace Trainer helps minimize impact on the land by teaching members the principles of Leave No Trace and improving Scouts’ outdoor ethics decision-making skills. The senior patrol leader may appoint a Scout, 14 years or older who has successfully completed the official 16-hour Leave No Trace Trainer training course, to serve as the troop Leave No Trace Trainer. AScout under the age of 14, or who has not completed Leave No Trace Trainer training, may serve as an instructor teaching Leave No Trace skills until he obtains the necessary training.
A Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Venturer may take any 16-hour Leave No Trace Trainer course from a Leave No Trace Master Educator to qualify for the troop, team, or crew position of responsibility. The BSA is seeking to have one or more BSA-affiliated Master Educators in each council to provide this training. Information on courses available in the local area should be available from the local council’s Outdoor Ethics Advocate.

Friday 6pm to Saturday 3:34pm
Cost: $25.00
OWL - Outdoor WEBELOS Leader Training is for all WEBELOS leaders. This training course covers the skills & resources needed to teach the outdoor activity badges and helps to provide good & safe outdoor experiences. Completion of this training is required before a WEBELOS den can go on a campout. The course is limited to a minimum of 6

Paddle Craft Training
Friday 6:30 pm -Saturday 3 pm
Cost: $50.00
This course provides leaders with the basic skills and knowledge needed to supervise most float trips using canoes. Those taking the course must be ready to pass the BSA Swimmer test.

Float trips are popular Boy Scout and Venturing activities. Safety Afloat awareness training provides guidelines for safe float trips and is required of unit leaders but does not provide the skill training mandated by those guidelines. BSA Paddle Craft Safety expands Safety Afloat training to include the skills, as well as the knowledge, needed for a unit leader to confidently supervise canoeing or kayaking excursions on flat water. Persons completing the training should be better able to supervise paddle craft activities.

The training is open to any registered adult leader, Scout, Varsity, or Venturer, who is age 15 or older.

Saturday 3:30 pm -Sunday 1 pm
Cost: $50.00
This course provides leaders with information and in-the-water skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to swimming emergencies during unit swimming activities. It also expands awareness instruction provided by Safe Swim Defense training to include basic water rescue skills and the unit leader completing the training will be prepared to conduct the standard BSA swim classification tests

Friday 6:30 pm -Sunday 1 pm
Combo Cost: $80.00

Saturday 7pm to Sunday 11am
Cost: $10.00
This course will provide Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Come and share your ides as well as learn new ones. Minimum: 10. Maximum: 50.

Friday 6:30 pm to Saturday 7:00 pm
Cost: $145.00
BSA-Wilderness First Aid Basics is for back country camping where professional emergency care is more than 1 hour away. This course combines classroom lecture, skills practice, and realistic scenarios to teach assessment, basic and advanced first aid skills and decision making, extended care and transport. A current CPR/AED card along with the BSA-WFA is required for all High Adventure Bases including Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier and Summit. Minimum required for the course: 6. Maximum required: 20.

For more information contact: Quida Kammer at QuidaKammer@gmail.com