Boy Scout Training

District Training Chairman - Jeff Biehl  (TvTrainingChair@Yahoo.com)
Boy Scout Training Chairman -  John Bird   925-963-9557   (JohnBird942@Yahoo.com)

To be TRAINED, you must:

• Complete YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING every two years.

• Complete THIS IS SCOUTING (or have taken New Leader Essentials) at least once during your Scouting career.

All of the above courses are available ONLINE at http://www.scouting.org/ (click on the "My Scouting" tab)

And

• Complete BOY SCOUT LEADER SPECIFIC TRAINING for your specific position. A new specific training also is required when you change leadership positions.

To register for any training, please read below:

•  REGISTER EARLY; at least three (3) days prior to the training date. Please remember that A Scout is Courteous. Our all- volunteer instructors need time to prepare.

•  REGISTER ONLINE at; http://www.sfbac.org/twinvalley/ training

•  BE PREPARED; Please com- plete online training prior to any other trainings: http://www.myscouting.org

•  BRING; Registration fees AND….. an attitude ready to HAVE FUN!

EVERY YOUTH DESERVES A TRAINED LEADER !
YOUTH PROTECTION
Help keep Scouting Safe!

Our first job in Scouting must be to protect our youth from injury and abuse.

Scouting must be a safe haven for everyone.

Anyone who works with young people needs to know the facts and responsibilities of Youth Protection.

This training is REQUIRED every two years during your Scouting career.

THIS IS SCOUTING
replaced New Leader Essentials in March 2009.

This course presents an overview of Scouting, including the organization's mission, aims, and methods.

This Is Scouting also provides new leaders with a look at the resources available to them through the BSA and offers a clear understanding of Scouting's expectations of its adult leadership.

This training is REQUIRED only once during your Scouting career.

BOY SCOUT LEADER BOY SCOUT LEADER SPECIFIC

Leader position specific training is based on the leader's position. These courses are taught by informed trainers who know how to engage groups and make learning fun.

Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training is for all Scoutmasters and their assistants. Boy Scout leaders also must complete Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills training to be considered fully trained.

Troop Committee Challenge is REQUIRED for every troop committee member to complete basic training.This course helps each committee member learn and identify his or her role and responsibilities in support of the adult leaders in the unit to provide a quality troop experience for the Scouts.

SM/ASM Leader Specific

⇒ Saturday, January 21, 2012
      At the Sheriff's Training Center
      7:30am to 5:00 pm

⇒ Saturday, February 18, 2012
      At the Sheriff's Training Center
      7:30am to 5:00 pm

⇒ Saturday, March 31, 2012
      At the District Camporee
      9:00am to 5:00 pm

Troop Committee Challenge

Is available ONLINE
or
Is available upon group request in a fun, interactive classroom setting during a Troop Committee meeting.

For the better classroom version, contact:
John Bird or Jeff Biehl

(contact info is located at top of this flyer)

Introduction to
Outdoor Leader Skills
(Blue Oak)

⇒ Wednesday, March 7, 2012
      At the Sheriff's Training Center
      6:00pm to 10:00 pm

AND

⇒ Fri-Sun, March 23-25, 2012
      At the Rancho Los Mochos

COST:   $15.00
COST:   $5.00

COST:   $30.00

OTHER TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Merit Badge Counselor training

IS REQUIRED for anyone wanting to mentor youth through the Merit Badge program.

Is also available upon group request in a fun, interactive classroom setting.

Contact John Bird or Jeff Biehl for more information.

COST:   $5.00

Roundtable

helps troops, leaders, and scouts succeed

This monthly meeting provides all leaders with vital Scouting information and helps your troop and boys succeed.

At least one member from your unit should attend each month.

Roundtable is the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the
Sheriff's Training Center.
6289 Madigan Road, Dublin

Den Chief training

IS REQUIRED for any Boy Scout wishing to develop leadership skills as a Den Chief.

This course identifies den chief responsibilities and tasks, and describes the den chief's relationship to the adult den leaders.

This course is also available ONLINE or is in this fun, interactive classroom setting with a large group of other boy scouts.

Contact John Bird for more information