Join us for upcoming Training Opportunities!

Training Opportunities for You!

The BSA’s Trained patch sends a clear message to Scouts, fellow Scouters and parents. It says, “I know what I’m doing.” We encourage you to attend one or all of our upcoming training events to ensure that you are delivering the best possible program to our Scouts.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Are you Prepared to lead?

Scoutmaster and Assistant ClassroomApril 14, 2018 in Libertyville

Learn how to light the fire and keep it going, how to work with boys and the Patrol Method, how to add sizzle with the outdoor program, advancement and more.  This is equivalent to the eLearning you can do on my.scouting.org.

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation for Cub Scout Leaders) – Choice of May 6 or May 12

The BALOO course is required for all packs that want to go camping.   At least one adult (leader or other parent) camping with the pack must be “BALOO certified.”   This course is only offered  a couple times per year so plan ahead!

Den Chief Sunday Afternoon, May 6 at Camp Oakarro

A Den Chief is a Boy Scout, or Venturing Scout, assisting with a Cub Scout or Webelos Scout den. But the story is far more important than those words suggest.

The TRAINED Den Chief:

  • Assists the den leader with planning and conducting den meetings
  • Is familiar with resources for age-appropriate activities for Cub Scouts
  • Has a repertoire of activities that Cub Scouts enjoy

Wood Badge BreakfastFebruary 24, 2018 – in Libertyville

Wondering what the fuss is all about?  You are welcome to just come and find out at this free breakfast.  Come experience the enthusiasm of our annual kick off.

 Wilderness First Aid    (at CDW, Vernon Hills)  Both our March and April classes are full! 
This course is a basic wilderness medicine course that will teach you everything you need to know about treating, stabilizing and managing medical situations in the wilderness. It is required at all BSA High Adventure activities — and — the certification must be within the 2-year period preceding the outing!   Please remember, CPR is a pre-requisite to getting your Wilderness First Aid certification.

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