Training

Commissioner Spring Conference

Posted by on April 24, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Tuesday April 29 is our Council wide Commissioner Spring Conference. It will be held in the St. Joseph Room of Wheaton Franciscan Hospital in Franklin. Normally there is a break out session for Roundtable Commissioners but this time all Commissioners will be in the same room. There are some new and exciting additions coming down […]

How long does training last?

Posted by on April 24, 2014 at 1:56 pm

A friend recently asked a great question – one that I had to dig around to get the answers for. Going into our prime camping season, it’s a great time to review your own training records and make sure everything is up to date! Some classes “expire” while others do not. A lot depends on […]

District Award Winners

Posted by on January 14, 2014 at 10:57 am

The following are the winners of the district awards for the past year. Please congratulate them, and come to the District Dinner on February 7th to honor them. District Award of Merit: Daniel Gross, District Webmaster, Pack 323, and Troop 300 and Deborah Colletti, Pack and Troop 329 Spark Plug Award: Kyle Kaczmarek, Troop 332 […]

Trainers EDGE

Posted by on January 6, 2014 at 2:27 pm

The Trainer’s EDGE replaces the Trainer Development Conference (BSA 500) as the required train?the?trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs. The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. It is meant to supplement the practice offered through Wood Badge and NYLT staff development, […]

Every Boy Deserves a Trained Leader

Posted by on December 29, 2013 at 11:25 pm

Are the adults in your Pack “trained” for their positions? Leaders must receive training for Tiger, Cub Scout, Webelos, Committee and Cubmaster positions, meaning they may have to take a refresher course every other year or so. Two local and in-person opportunities are fast approaching – Saturday January 25th at River Bend Nature Center in […]