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Training and Roundtables

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Basic Training by Position





Wilderness First Aid Training 2014

Echo Hose Ambulance Training Center

286 Howe Ave. Shelton Ct. 06484

March 24, 26, 31

April 2, 7

6pm to 9:30pm Cost:$75


Boy Scout Leader Training aka Minuteman

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Specifics

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

First United Methodist Church of Shelton

188 Rocky Rest Rd. (Corner of Long Hill Ave.)

Shelton, CT 06484


Fri-Sun, April 25-27, 2014

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

6 PM Friday to noon on Sunday

Strang Scout Reservation, Goshen, CT



Monthly Roundtable Information

Online Learning Center

Courses available online:
(You will need your member ID number, found on your BSA membership card, to complete all online training courses.)

Youth Protection

This is Scouting (replaces New Leader Essentials)
Hazardous Weather
Leader Fast Start (Cub and Boy Scout and Venturing)

Troop Committee Challenge

Staffing the District Committee

Safe Swim Defense

Safety Afloat
Den Chief Training
Generational Diversity Training


Supplemental Training

Courses available online:

Merit Badge Counselor Instructors Guide
Board of Review Training
Geocaching to Promote Scouting
The Order of the Arrow and Your Troop
Orientation for New Boy Scout Parents
Planning and Conducting a Safe Scout Outing
Recruiting Quality Training Staff
Scoutmaster Conference Training
Selecting Quality Leaders
The Youth Leadership Training Continuum

Cub Leader Position Specific (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Cubmaster, Pack Trainer, Pack Committee) ScoutParents Unit Coordinator Fast Start

Trek Safely

Climb On Safely

Physical Wellness

Unit Commissioner Fast Start

**Please note: If you are in need of training and can not attend any of the sessions listed below, please speak to your Unit Commissioner.

Youth Protection Training on YouTube!
The Buzz - April 8, 2011, Youth Protection




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