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Pick Your Upcoming Leadership Training Session

09 Oct

New to a leadership position with the pack or need to brush up on some training? Check out the upcoming cub scout leader training schedule for the learning experience that’s right for you.

1. Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
2. OWL (Outdoor Webelos Leader) Training
3. BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)
4. Basic and Beyond Cub Scout Training
5. Wood Badge

1. Cub Scout Leader Specific Training

There are three dates – pick the time and place that works best for you to receive your specific training.

Sat., Oct. 13, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Gateway Technical College, 3520 -30th Ave, Kenosha

Sat., Oct. 20, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Moose Lodge, 5476 S. 13th St., Milwaukee

Sat., Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 5476 S. 13th St., Racine

Learn more about the track(s) appropriate for your specific role below:

Tiger Cub Den Leader Specific Training
This training has been developed to give new leaders the knowledge and skills, as well as generate the enthusiasm, that they need to be successful.

  • The first part is an introduction to Scouting and to the Cub Scout Pack. New leaders learn about the Cub Scouting organization and the essential elements of the Cub Scout program.
  • The second part is a module on how Cub Scouts have fun in the Pack and Den. In this unit, the Cub Scout leader will learn about the different things that make Cub Scouting fun for all. Many boys and parents begin Scouting as part of Tiger Cubbing. The Tiger Cub Den Leader helps the den get organized, gives leadership to den program planning, shares leadership with other adults in the den, works with other pack leaders, participates in pack program planning and gives direction to the Den Chief. This module discusses leadership, working with other adults, Tiger uniforming, and details of the Tiger Cubbing advancement and activity program.

Cub Scout Den Leader Specific Training (for Wolf and Bear den leaders)
This training has been developed to give new leaders the knowledge and skills, as well as generate the enthusiasm, that they need to be successful. It is made up of three parts:

  • The first part is an introduction to Scouting and to the Cub Scout Pack. New leaders learn about the Cub Scouting organization and the essential elements of the Cub Scout program.
  • The second part is a module on how Cub Scouts have fun in the Pack and Den. In this unit, the Cub Scout leader will learn about the different things that make Cub Scouting fun for all.
  • Wolf and Bear Den Leaders usually run a weekly program for their dens. The final module provides details on how to successfully run these programs and help the boys advance in rank. Participants plan a den meeting as part of the course.

Webelos Den Leader Specific Training
This training has been developed to give new leaders the knowledge and skills, as well as generate enthusiasm, that they need to be successful. It is made up of three parts:

  • The first part is an introduction to Scouting and to the Cub Scout Pack. New leaders learn about Cub Scouting organization and the essential elements of the Cub Scout program.
  • The second part is a module on how Cub Scouts have fun in the Pack and Den. In this unit, the Cub Scout leader will learn about the different things that make Cub Scouting fun for all.
  • In the final module, Webelos Den Leaders learn about the Webelos Activity Pin advancement program, and how to run den meetings aimed toward achievement of this advancement. Participants plan a den meeting, and get leadership tips. The transition from Webelos to Boy Scouting is discussed.

Cubmaster Specific Training (for Cubmasters and Assistant Cubmasters)
This training has been developed to give new leaders the knowledge and skills, as well as generate the enthusiasm, that they need to be successful. It is made up of three parts:

  • The first part is an introduction to Scouting and to the Cub Scout Pack. New leaders learn about the Cub Scouting organization and the essential elements of the Cub Scout program.
  • The second part is a module on how Cub Scouts have fun in the Pack and Den. In this unit, the Cub Scout leader will learn about the different things that make Cub Scouting fun for all.
  • The third unit is geared to the Cubmaster, covering the roles of the Cubmaster in running Pack meetings and overseeing overall Pack advancement, working with the rest of the committee, and work in planning, transition and recruitment. Topics covered include planning and leadership.

Pack Committee Member Specific Training
This training has been developed to give new leaders the knowledge and skills, as well as generate the enthusiasm, that they need to be successful. It is made up of three parts:

  • The first part is an introduction to Scouting and to the Cub Scout Pack. New leaders learn about the Cub Scouting organization and the essential elements of the Cub Scout program.
  • The second part is a module on how Cub Scouts have fun in the Pack and Den. In this unit, the Cub Scout leader will learn about the different things that make Cub Scouting fun for all.
  • In the final module, pack committee members learn the role of the pack committee and the different ways that the committee supports the Pack. Areas discussed include finance, communications, outings, membership, advancement and Friends of Scouting. The committee learns about its relationship with the Cubmaster, Den Leaders, Pack Trainer and Chartering Organization, and how a Commissioner can help their unit. Planning and budgeting, and the yearly planning cycle are discussed.

2. OWL (Outdoor Webelos Leader) Training

This fun-filled weekend training course is for all current Bear and Webelos Leaders. Learn the skills necessary to successfully implement the Webelos program. Outdoor skills of cooking and sanitation, campfires, knots, wood tools, naturalist, forester, first aid, fire building, geologist, outdoorsman, selecting campsites, tents, bedding and weather are taught in this hands-on program.

Fri., Oct. 26, 6:00 p.m. to Sat. Oct. 27, 5:00 p.m.
Wadewitz Nature Center, 2716 Buena Park Road, Rochester

3. BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)

BALOO is an 8-hour training designed for leaders and parents to learn a little more about the Cub Scout outdoor program. This one-day course emphasizes planning, equipment, cooking, campfire planning, campfire safety, nature hikes and games. BALOO is conducted out-of-doors. At least one member of the Pack must be BALOO trained before a Pack is granted a tour permit and permission to conduct its own overnight campout. A BALOO trained Scouter must be in attendance at the event.

Sat., Oct. 27, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wadewitz Nature Center, 2716 Buena Park Road, Rochester

4. Basic and Beyond Cub Scouter Training

This half-day program is divided into one hour seminars, with multiple seminars to choose from each hour. It is designed to give you ideas to make your Pack or Den the best it can be. Get tips from expert Cub Scouters from around the Three Harbors Council.

Sat., Nov. 3, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
MATC Oak Creek, 6665 South Howell Ave.

5. Wood Badge

This outstanding advanced leadership course is offered once a year by our council. Upon completion of Leader-Specific Training, an adult is eligible to attend the course Wood Badge for the 21st Century. Over two three-day weekends, Scouters, assigned to patrols, participate in intensive leadership and team development training. Once the training is complete, the practical portion begins: completing the Wood Badge ticket. Over a period up to 18 months, participants complete various Scouting projects which they have designed. Skills and concepts covered by the course include: Bringing the Vision to Life, Models for Success, Tools of the Trade, Leading to Make a Difference and Living the Values. Wood Badge draws upon the most current leadership models being used by corporate America, academic circles and successful outdoor leadership organizations throughout the country.

Mark your calendar:
Aug. 23 to 25, 2013 (Indian Mounds Reservation) and Sept. 21 to 23 (Oh-Da-Ko-Ta). Contact Tim Hush, 262-930-3160 (or email timhush@gmail.com).

Wood Badge will also be offered by the Potawatomi Area Council (Waukesha Co.) on April 26-28 and May 17-19, 2013. Contact Sue Schultz, 262-370-0379 (or email jsuandy@aol.com)

You may take Wood Badge course, either in council or out-of-council. Course size is limited to 48 participants.

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