The 7th Annual Philmont Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course will be held at Camp Tuckahoe on March 22-23. This course is designed especially back country situations where EMS are not readily available or when help is delayed. All outdoors enthusiasts are welcome. The cost is $75 which includes training materials and books.
For complete details and to sign-up, download the Philmont Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course Form and return it to the council service center.
Make plans now to be a part of this once-in-a-lifetime event where Scouts and Venturers from around the world will meet at the intersection of tradition and innovation to explore energy, technology, and harmony.
The 23rd World Scout Jamboree will be held in Japan on July, 28 – August 8, 2015. Eligible participants must be registered with the Boy Scout of America as a Boy Scout or Venturer and have been born between July 27, 1997, and July 28, 2001.
For more information and to apply visit www.scouting.org/worldjamboree.
The Shooting Sports Committee is hosting several types training for Scouters:
- BSA course for Rangemaster
- NRA basic courses in Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, Pistol Shooting, Muzzleloading Rifle Shooting, and Home Firearm Safety
- NRA Range Safety Officer
- NRA instructor courses in Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, Pistol Shooting, Muzzleloading Rifle Shooting
- USAArchery instructor course Archery Level 1
Click here to find out more information
Please view the class list for a complete description of what each course covers as well as dates and fees.
We have received “The Larry and Brenda Potterfield BSA Shooting Sports Grant” which has allowed us to reduce the cost of the course for our in council Scouters. To register for any of these courses please complete the registration form and return it to the council office. If you have any questions please contact Chuck Essig.
We are hosting NRA basic courses in Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, Pistol Shooting, Muzzleloading Rifle Shooting, and Home Firearm Safety. The shooting courses are designed for the new or basic level shooter who wants to find out how to shoot these firearms. They are open to Scouter sand Scouts of NBOFC.The home firearms safety course is designed to answer basic questions about firearms in the home how to unload and store the firearms are covered; there is no shooting of firearms in this course.
To read course descriptions click here.
To register for a course click here.
This event is for Scouts who started but did not complete their archery, rifle, or shotgun merit badges at NBOFC Summer Camps.
Dates: September 14 and 21 at Camp Tuckahoe and HVSR
You must preregister to attend this event. Event is limited in size. Please use this form.
To register contact firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Merit Badge Completion