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September 2017

Wood Badge

Fri, Sep 8 - Sun, Sep 10

Our next Wood Badge leadership training course for all Scouting leaders will take place over the weekends of September 8-10 and September 23-25, 2017 at Camp Resolute in Bolton, Massachusetts. Please use the link below to register for the course. When the first 51 openings are full, this link will put you on a waiting list and you will be notified promptly if a slot opens. Read more

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Leave No Trace Trainer Training for older Boy Scouts, Venturers, and adults

Sat, Sep 9 - Sun, Sep 10

Registration will open by July. Register online by September 8 (no walk-ins) Read more

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Red Cross CPR/AED Certification

Tue, Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm

This hands-on course trains youth and adult in the most current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques and teaches the proper method for using the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Students who complete the course will receive a Red Cross certification which is good for 2 years. Fees:  Registered BSA Member: $35 General Public: $60 Time:  6:00 – 9:30 pm Registration Deadline: 9/11/17 Late registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Cub Leader Position-Specific Training

Sat, Sep 16 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Read more

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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Pre Meeting

Wed, Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The pre meeting will be held at the Henderson Cabin located within Nobscot Reservation from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Read more

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Wood Badge

Sat, Sep 23 - Mon, Sep 25

Our next Wood Badge leadership training course for all Scouting leaders will take place over the weekends of September 8-10 and September 23-25, 2017 at Camp Resolute in Bolton, Massachusetts. Please use the link below to register for the course. When the first 51 openings are full, this link will put you on a waiting list and you will be notified promptly if a slot opens. Read more

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Scoutmaster Basic Training

Sat, Sep 23 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

About the Course Learn the fundamentals of running a successful troop, including program planning, the patrol method, advancement, and much more. For Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters, this course is part of the requirements to earn the “Trained” patch.  Dates, Times, and Location September 23, 2017 Camp Squanto, Plymouth The course runs from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Course Fee Free for leaders registered in Council 251 (Old Colony / Knox Trail), thanks to the activity fee that all scouts in our… Read more

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Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) Jump-Start (a “train-the-trainer” workshop for Scoutmasters and Senior Patrol Leaders)

Sat, Sep 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) is the first step in formal training for youth leaders in a Boy Scout troop. It is designed to be delivered within the troop, led by the Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader. This training covers the basic responsibilities of leadership positions and what a leader must BE, must KNOW, and must DO. Running ILST regularly will help you empower your youth leaders to run a strong troop while growing in confidence and leadership skills. That’s a big… Read more

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Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS)

Fri, Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm - Sat, Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm

You are invited to participate in the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills course; a fun-filled program of hands-on outdoor skills training in the basic skills boys are required to learn to advance from Tenderfoot to First Class. This is a fun hands-on course where you learn by doing while experiencing the EDGE training method. Instructors will help you learn camp setup, working with woods tools, knots and lashings, campfire program planning, map reading, compass use, hiking and backpacking techniques, nature… Read more

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October 2017

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

Sat, Oct 7

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) –  This is a fun and exciting training for all Cub Scout Leaders who have minimal camping experience but want to plan and carry out an entry-level outdoor experience for the Pack. This training is required for Pack leadership before conducting a Pack family camp out. This is the first step in the evolving BSA camping training program. A very capable staff will prepare you for fun and successful family Pack overnight camp outs.… Read more

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Red Cross CPR/AED Certification

Tue, Oct 10

This hands-on course trains youth and adult in the most current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques and teaches the proper method for using the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Students who complete the course will receive a Red Cross certification which is good for 2 years. Fees:  Registered BSA Member: $35 General Public: $60 Registration Deadline: 10/9/17 Late registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Position Specific Training

Sat, Oct 14

This instructor-led course is designed to help Cub Leaders and Boy Scout Leaders learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course. Fees: BSA Registered Scouters: Free General Public: $20 Deadline: 10.7.17 Late Registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Cub Leader Position-Specific Training

Sat, Oct 14 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Read more

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Scoutmaster Basic Training

Sat, Oct 14 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Register online by October 12 (no walk-ins) Read more

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$90

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Sat, Oct 21 - Sun, Oct 22

The Wilderness First Aid course includes training on what to do in the case of: + Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries Heat-Related Emergencies + Hypothermia Altitude-Related Illnesses Allergies and Anaphylaxis Burns + Bone and Joint Injuries Wounds and Wound Infection The course is based on the Boy Scouts of America’s “Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines” and has been reviewed and/or supported by the American Camp Association, American Canoe Association, and theNational Recreation and Park Association. Wilderness and… Read more

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Den Chief Training

Sat, Oct 21 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Read more

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Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills (OWL) will also cover requirements for BALOO

Sat, Oct 21 - Sun, Oct 22

Registration will open by July. Register online by October 13 (no walk-ins) Read more

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$10

Scout Orienteering Weekend (Scout-O)

Sat, Oct 28 - Sun, Oct 29

All Scouts are invited to a weekend of Orienteering. It will be a weekend of outdoor adventure as Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, and Girl Scouts learn and practice map and compass skills as well as work on orienteering-related badge requirements. Saturday’s program will be skill development, training, and practice. Scouts (and adults) will be able to learn orienteering skills such that they will be able to participate in Sunday’s competition regardless of prior experience. Ample orienteering courses will be… Read more

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Outdoor Leader Skills (OLS) for Boy Scout and Venturing leaders

Sat, Oct 28 - Sun, Oct 29

Registration will open by July. Register online by October 20 (no walk-ins) Read more

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November 2017

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) for Cub Scout leaders

Sat, Nov 4 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Register online by November 1 (no walk-ins) Read more

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Den Chief Training

Sat, Nov 4 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Read more

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Venturing Leader TrainingÊ(youth and adult courses)

Sat, Nov 4 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Read more

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Red Cross CPR/AED Certification

Tue, Nov 14

This hands-on course trains youth and adult in the most current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques and teaches the proper method for using the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Students who complete the course will receive a Red Cross certification which is good for 2 years. Fees:  Registered BSA Member: $35 General Public: $60 Registration Deadline: 11/14/17 Late registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Position Specific Training

Tue, Nov 21

This instructor-led course is designed to help Cub Leaders and Boy Scout Leaders learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course. Fees: Knox Trail Registered Scouters: Free General Public: $20 Deadline: 11.7.17 Late Registration at the discretion of the course director Read more

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December 2017

Position Specific Training

Sat, Dec 2

This instructor-led course is designed to help Cub Leaders and Boy Scout Leaders learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course.   Late registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Den Chief Training

Sat, Dec 2 @ 12:00 am

Registration will open by July. Read more

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Edge Method Training

Sat, Dec 30
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