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Training


Training forms the key to success for all youth and adult leaders.
 
Congratulations to the following
trained Scout Leaders -- they received their trained strip thru 8/18/2014
 
To receive a trained strip, you must be registered in that position and take Youth Protection and the Leader Specific training for your Registered  Position.

 
 
 
Article Summary - Training is an important part of providing aquality program for the boys in our Council.  Every boy deserves a trained leader.

By: Donna Sword- Web Team
Updated 8/25/2014

The Las Vegas Area Council provides training for all areas of program, leadership, and supervision.  Regular courses are held at convenient locations in each district.

Volunteers should establish a mandate and mind-set that untrained leadership meeting with young people is unacceptable.

www.myscouting.org -- please go directly to this webpage by typing the address into your internet explorer browser. If you bookmark the page, you will be able to get back to it when you need to do additional training.  All Cub Scout Leader specific training is now available online with the exception of Webelos overnighter training and Baloo training.   

Create your account at MyScouting.org.  Write down your user name and password so you can find them when you need to renew your training.  A contact in your email client is a very good place so you do not lose that little piece of paper.   If you have forgotten your user name or password, use the "Forgot User Name" or Forgot Password" under the login area of the MyScouting.org account sign in page.

Take your specific youth protection training and Leader Specific Training.  Print out your certificates and give them to your unit training person, to get to the council office.  Make sure your Person ID gets entered into your MyScouting account once you are registered in scouting so all your training records will come directly to Scouting database.

 

Trainer's EDGE

September 13, 2014
7:45 am to 5:00 pm
7220 S Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

For more information please contact Course Director Jodi Thornley

Online Registration

Merit Badge Counselor Training

WHEN: Saturday, September 6, 2014 

TIME:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

WHERE:  Donald W Reynolds Scouting Resource Center, 7220 S Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119

There is no fee for this training and you will receive a trained card as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Bring Pen and Paper

Training is offered by

http://www.alpineinstitute.com/catalog/leave-no-trace-trainer/

click on link above to register.

Click on Program Details and Dates

. This training is required for the National Outdoor Award

Leave No Trace Trainer

Classes are being offered on

  • September 27-28, 2014 - Bridge Mountain Scramble, Red Rock Canyon, NV
  • October 4-5, 2014 - Bridge Mountain Scramble, Red Rock Canyon, NV
  • Price depends on the number of people signed up for course. 

You will be backpacking and spending the night in the outdoors.  Bring all cooking gear, camp gear and food.  The fee is just for the course material.

For more information please call 360-671-1505 or email

100% Trained Units

This includes the Chartered Organization Rep.

Silverado  Pack 309

Spring Mountain Pack 695

BSA LNT Master Educator Course
in Arizona in October 2014.

BSA Leave No Trace Master Educator course on October 20-25 @ Camp Lawton in the beautiful Catalina Mountains. Please register ASAP. If you have any questions, please contact me. 

 http://www.catalinacouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/BSA-LNT-ME-Tucson-2014-R4.pdf

On-line registration are on the following link:  http://www.catalinacouncil.org/leaders/training/leave-no-trace

Cindy de Leon Reilly

Arizona Leave No Trace Advocate & Master Educator

BSA Catalina COEA

GS Master Trainer

http://www.facebook.com/LNTAZ

http://lnt.org/get-involved/state/az

 520-256-5566 cell/text

Commissioners

Make sure you are registered as a commissioner

You need to complete:
Youth Protection (MyScouting.org)

This is Scouting (MyScouting.org)

Unit Commissioner Fast Start (MyScouting.org)

Unit Visit Tracking System
(Find video on MyScouting.org)

You will need to link your BSA Personal ID to your MyScouting account to see the Unit Visit Tracking system.

College of Commissioner Science 
Extenstion Leadership Series

The College of Commissioner Science (CCS) is offering a series of professional educational workshops that will feature diverse hands-on techniques that will enable the participants to fully understand some “best practices” involved in adult volunteer training. The overall outcome of the series of courses is that the participants will become competent, comfortable, and equipped with the latest ‘tools” designed to heighten their knowledge base.

The following sessions are an “extension” offering of the College of Commissioner Science, and are being offered to all commissioners (Unit, District and Council) in the Las Vegas Area Council, whether they are in the bachelor, master, and doctorate programs, and also to those scout leaders not currently in the CCS programs at all.  The sessions will be open to all committee members (pack, troop, varsity, or venturing).

The six 5-hours sessions will be offered monthly, on Saturday mornings at the Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource Center – 7220 S. Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119.  You may attend any course or all six.  Check-in for the courses begin at 8:00 am with the sessions going from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm.  There is no cost to attend the courses, however we ask that you pre-register on-line.  click on the class to register.

September 13   Leadership

October 11       Team-Building

November 8     Team Planning and Decision Making

December 13    Coaching and Counseling

January 10              Mentoring

 

Board of Review

Click Here for a Guideline on how to conduct the various Boards of Review from Tenderfoot rank to Palms.

A Board of Review can also be used to see why a youth is not advancing. Check out this great resource.

Online Registration

Paper Registration Form

2015 National Youth Leader Training

June 8 - 13, 2015

For More information please contact
Jefferson Grace

 

 

 

Online Registration

Paper Registration Form

2015 Wood Badge


April 30 -May 2 TBA

and

May 14-16
Kimball Scout Reservation

For more informaiton please contact 
Kenyon Crouch

 

Youth Protection (Y01) certificate must be attached to all new applications.  You will need the Youth Protection specifically for Venturing (Y02) if you are a leader in the Venturing program or Charter Organization Representative for a Venture Crew. Exploring Youth Protection is Y03.

www.myscouting.org  Please type this web address into your Internet Explorer Browser to create a new account, or Log on with the user name and password you have created.

All of the  Cub Scout training and most of the Boy Scout training has been moved to the internet where it is readily accessible for all scout leaders.  Included are the Fast Start Training, Youth Protection, and the Safety classes.

Las Vegas Area Council Training Calendar
All training in the Council is now integrated into one combined calendar.  It is also available in a list form.

Fact Sheets
Key information about what you are expected to do in your current position in scouting.

 

 

On Line Training Resources
Woodbadge

 

 

Las Vegas Area Council . 7220 South Paradise Road . Las Vegas, NV 89119 . 702-736-4366 . Fax 702-736-0641 upstairs . Fax 702-949-6022 downstairs