Upcoming Training Dates

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
Sat. October 13 : 8 AM – 12:30 PM
Gateway Technical College, 3520 -30th Ave, Kenosha
To register: http://www.doubleknot.com/event/1223232

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
Sat. October 20 : 8 AM – 2 PM
Moose Lodge, 5476 S. 13th St., Milwaukee
To register: http://www.doubleknot.com/event/1223269

Outdoor Webelos Leader Training
Fri. Oct. 26 6 PM & Sat. Oct. 27 5 PM
Wadewitz Nature center – 2716 Buena Park Road, Rochester
To register: http://www.doubleknot.com/event/1227369

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)
Sat. Oct. 27 : 8 AM – 5 PM
Wadewitz Nature center – 2716 Buena Park Road, Rochester
To register: http://www.doubleknot.com/event/1224526

Basic and Beyond Cub Scout Training
Sat. Nov. 3 – 8 AM – 1 PM
MATC Oak Creek – 6665 South Howell Ave.
To register: http://www.threeharborsscouting.org/event/1227372

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
Sat. November 10 : 8:30 AM – 1 PM
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 5476 S. 13th St., Racine
To register: http://www.threeharborsscouting.org/event/1223270

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training consists of the following courses:

Tiger Cub Den Leader Specific Training, Cub Scout Den Leader Specific Training (for Wolf and Bear den leaders), Webelos Den Leader Specific Training, Cubmaster Specific Training (for Cubmasters and Assistant Cubmasters) and Pack Committee Member Specific Training

Additional Courses include BALOO, OWL and Wood Badge

Basic Training and additional courses helpful for new leaders will be available at Basic and Beyond.

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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. 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.

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.

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Cub Scout 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. 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.

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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.

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Cubmaster 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.

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.

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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.

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Webelos Den Leader Outdoor (OWL)

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.

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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

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.

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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.

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Wood Badge (put this OUTSTANDING course on your calendar)

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 eighteen 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.

To learn more about Wood Badge, see:
http://www.sewistraining.com/wood-badge.htm

Wood Badge ? August 23-25, 2013 (Indian Mounds Reservation) and September 21-23 (Oh-Da-Ko-Ta). Contact Tim Hush, 262-930-3160 (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 (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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