Mega Training

May 18-20, 2018
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:

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation FULL
Friday 7pm to Saturday 9pm
Cost: $35.00
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.
Cost includes Friday night cracker barrel, breakfast, lunch, dinner and supplies.

Saturday 8am to 12noon
Cost:  $10.00
Campmaster Training is for adults who want to learn to operate the areas within Lost Pines Scout Reservation and Camp Tom Wooten.  You will learn the set up and guidelines for assisting the rangers run the camps over a weekend.

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: $35.00
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 6:30pm to Saturday 9:30pm
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.

Saturday 8am to 6pm
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

Wilderness First Aid - FULL
Friday 6:30 pm to Saturday 7:00 pm
Cost: $150.00
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


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