Training News

Citizenship in Society Merit Badge Counselor Orientation

  Special Counselor Orientation January 27 at 7:30pm Conducted by Anne Perrone, National Service Territory Chair for Diversity and Inclusion Designed for: Current Citizenship in Society Merit Badge Counselors Merit Badge Counselors interested in counseling the badge Troop leaders – Scoutmasters, Committee Chairs, Advancement Chairs, Eagle Coaches District Advancement Committee Members Anyone interested in learning...

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Culinary Arts at the University of Scouting

Courses are filling up at the University of Scouting, plenty of room in many courses, but some close to filling up.  The two most popular courses are Cool Tips for Cooking Outdoors and Dutch Oven Cooking.  Learn some new tricks of the trade for cooking new delectable edibles on your unit’s next campout. We will...

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Den Chief Training at the University of Scouting!

A half day program for youth interested in becoming Den Chiefs. This training is designed for older Scouts that want to work with Cub Scout dens to assist the den leader. Interactive games and activities will make this program lot of fun. Conducted by a Wood Badge course director, so a singular opportunity for any...

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IOLS Required Training for Scoutmasters

One Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) course remains before rechartering, so if your troop’s Scoutmaster is not fully trained, this is last chance to take it so your troop can renew for 2022. IOLS is a requirement to be fully trained in the Scoutmaster and assistant Scoutmaster positions. Upcoming course: November 5-6 at Hidden ...

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2022 University of Scouting

Join us for the University of Scouting on Saturday, January 29, 2022, from 8:15 am to 4:00 pm, at Bishop McDevitt High School at 1 Crusader Way in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  Hosted by the New Birth of Freedom Council, it is open to all Scouters, Venturers, and older Scouts.  This training event is packed full of...

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All Commissioners are Invited to Join Us for the 2020 Commissioner Conference

Unit Commissioners

  The Council Commissioner Cabinet would like to invite all registered Commissioners to join us September 1 at 7pm for a Virtual Commissioner Conference.  Unfortunately, our May, in-person conference was canceled due to COVID-19 but the cabinet feels it important for us to have an opportunity to connect and address the numerous changes and challenges...

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May BALOO and IOLS Courses Canceled

With the extension of business closures due to the spread of COVID-19, our camping facilities will be closed through the month of May.  As a result, the May BALOO and IOLS courses are canceled.  We encourage you to switch your reservation to a future course. All of our training courses are available here.  Additionally,...

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2020 College of Commissioner Science

Unit Commissioners

College of Commissioner Science Evening Courses CANCELED THE APRIL 14TH TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE MOVED TO THE COMMISSIONER PART OF THE 2020 UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING Bethany Village, 325 Wesley Drive, West Campus, Maple Wood Assisted Living Center, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 Courses offered by date: March 10th BCS 104 Contacting Units– this course...

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April BALOO and IOLS Training Course Canceled

With the extension of business closures due to the spread of COVID-19, our camping facilities will be closed through the month of April and service centers until the governor’s order is lifted.  As a result, the April BALOO and IOLS courses are canceled.  We encourage you to switch your reservation to a future course. All...

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How to Access Online Training

Accessing Online Training for Scouting Every youth deserves a well-trained leader and some of this training can be taken online.  Youth Protection, Cub Scout Leader Specific, Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training, and other supplemental training’s such as weather hazards and climb on safely can now be accessed by visiting www.my.scouting.org.  The National Council has slowly been...

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