For more training opportunities see the council calendar here.

District Calendar


7-9 – WOOD BADGE (1) at IROEC
8 – Chartered Organization Representative Training
13 – Roundtable
15 – BALOO Training (
7,14,15 – Wilderness First Aid (Must attend all 3 days)
22-24 – WOOD BADGE (2) at IROEC
28 – Certified Angler Instructor Training
28 – Basic Backpack Training

OCTOBER – 2018
11 – Roundtable
13 – IOLS at IROEC
20 – University of Scouting

8 – Roundtable
30 & Dec 2 – NRA Instructor at Lost Valley (Must attend both days)

1 – OA Lodge Chapter Officer Training
13 – Roundtable

JANUARY – 2019
TBA – TOP HANDS Training

MARCH – 2019
4 – New Member Coordinator Training
16 – Adventure Card Kick-Off Training
28 – Chaplin & Chaplin’s Aid Training


 Archery/BB Rangemaster Training
Religious Emblem Coordinator Training
Charter Organization Representative Training
IOLS – Firestone Scout Reservation
BALOO – Firestone Scout Reservation
Unit Popcorn Kernel Training

NYLT – (Youth) Lost Valley Scout Reservation

Venture Youth Protection Management
Adult Crew Advisor

AUGUST -2018
 – Unit Popcorn Kernel Training
 – Roundtable
 – Venturing – Introduction to Crew Skills
 – Adult Crew Advisor

NEW! Unit Committee PositionUnit Risk Management Advisor
Position Advises the Unit Committee regarding BSA Compliance toward Risk Management, and Leadership Training and ensures Tour Permits,  Accident and Illness Reports, Age Appropriate guidelines are fulfilled.

CORTCharted Organization Representative Training
A Training to help teach Chartered Organizations about their important role within Scouting and the Unit they support.

LSTScoutmaster Position-Specific Training or Leader Specific Training Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters
The course will provide Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters who complete this course, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Youth Protection Training are considered “trained” for those positions. There is no change to the My.Scouting Tools code (S24) for the course.

OWL or OLSWLOutdoor Leadership Skills for WEBELOS Leaders
This course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges. This course can be taught as a stand-alone experience but is often presented in conjunction with Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS).

BALOOBasic Adult Leadership Outdoor Orientation
This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO is an instructor-led course which is conducted at the Council level. BSA’s Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience.

Completion of this course is mandatory for at least one adult on a Pack overnighter.

IOLSIntroduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills
Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specifics this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Boy Scout Troops and Varsity Scout Teams, in order to be considered “trained”.

WOODBADGE – Intensive Leadership Skills Training for Scouters
Wood Badge is the ultimate leadership training experience designed to meet the leadership needs for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, and Venturing Leaders as well as district and council leaders. This course is a multifaceted interactive presentation of leadership concepts not only relevant to our values-based Scouting movement, but also widely employed by corporate America and leading government organizations.

The practical portion will be conducted in a pair of three-day, two weekend sessions. Full participation in both weekends is required.

WFA – Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. A BSA-led task force has developed WFA doctrine and curriculum. You must be certified through any of the providers listed HERE. Participants will learn how to assess, treat, and (when possible) contain emergencies within the scope of their training. Youth and adult Scout leaders over age 14 are invited to participate and earn their certification.

Roundtable – A monthly Canyons District meeting for all Adult Leadership and Scouters in both Boy Scout
Troops and Cub Scout Packs within the Canyons District area. Important information regarding events and
activities to all units in the District as well as specialized training or discussions called “breakout” sessions,
which focus on a specific topic for both the Cub Scout Leadership and Boy Scout Leadership. These sessions
are an opportunity to learn new information about the Scouting Program and to ask questions. Second Thursday
of the month at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -1800 San Juan, Tustin, CA 92780
WLHCS – William Lyon Homes Center for Scouting (Council Offices)
OSO – OSO Lake
IROEC – Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center
NSB – Newport Sea Base
SSRLV – Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley


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