For more training opportunities see the council calendar here.
WALL OF FLIERS – District and Council Wide Training
APR 28-30 Intro to Outdoor Leadership Skill Greg Proctor Training@ecrbsa.com, El Camino
APR 30 BALOO Greg Proctor Training@ecrbsa.com, El Camino
MAY 11 – Merit Badge Counselor Class
MAY 12 – Wilderness First Aid Training Class
MAY 13 – IOLS
NEW! Unit Committee Position – Unit 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.
CORT – Charted Organization Representative Training
A Training to help teach Chartered Organizations about their important role within Scouting and the Unit they support.
LST – Scoutmaster 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 OLSWL– Outdoor 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).
BALOO – Basic 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.
IOLS – Introduction 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.