Because every Scout deserves trained leaders!
Our Training Team Needs You!
If you like to have fun while showing and teaching others how to be great leaders, then you are just what we need on our Staff. There are open positions on the Boone Trails District Training Team. We are looking for fun, energetic leaders to join the Round Table Staff and the Leaders Training Staff. Please contact Jack Culian (email@example.com) or Joey Stokes (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more.
Adult Training PREREQUISITE:
Youth Protection Training 2 — available online. ALL registered Leaders were to have completed the NEW Youth Protection Training by October 1, 2018. Upon completion, you will be asked to print a certificate indicating completion. Group training of YPT2 is also available. Contact Jack Culian to set up a training session.
UPCOMING BOONE TRAILS TRAINING DATES:
BOY SCOUT LEADER
SM/ASM Leader Specific Training and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
This comprehensive basic training is the very best way for all Adult Leaders and Parents to be trained for their current and future Troop positions, to gain a thorough basic understanding of how the Scouting Program works, to learn ways to apply this in their home units to help their Scouts run a successful troop program, and to obtain references and resources available for further knowledge. Training for SM/ASM Position Specific, Troop Committee, and Chartered Organization Representative (COR) classroom training. To be officially “trained” and wear the “Trained” patch on your uniform, you must complete the training course for your specific position AND Introduction to Outdoor Skills (IOLS). NOTE: Pre-registration is required for all training
SM/ASM Leader Specific Training
Attire: Full Field Uniform
NOTE: This training session does not include the Outdoor training necessary to complete leader training.
IOLS Training – Both Indoor and Outdoor session available
Date: May 3 – 5, 2019
Time: Friday night (SM/ASM Training), Saturday & Sunday: IOLS all day
Location: Camp Warren Levis
Attire: Full Field Uniform
Registration: coming soon
CUB SCOUT LEADER
This comprehensive basic training is the best way for all Adult Leaders to be trained for their current and future position with your Cub Scout Pack. Volunteers will gain a basic understanding of how the Scouting Program works, learn ways to apply best practices in their own Packs, and obtain references and resources available to improve their local Cub Scout Program.
The following Cub Scout Leader Training sessions are being offered:
Date: January 2019 (exact date is TBD)
Attire: Full Field Uniform
Cost: up to $20.00
Registration: sign-up sheet at January Round Table
If you would like to schedule a time and date for the Training Team to come to your Pack and train your leaders, contact Jack Culian at email@example.com.
Join other Scout leaders for information about upcoming events, training, and programs to support your Scouting unit. First Tuesday of every month – 7:00 p.m. at the Cottleville Knights of Columbus, 5701 Highway N, St Charles.
Understanding Mental Health and Inclusion
This important topic was introduced at the October Round Table by Devin Holroyd. He is offering training for any unit looking to improve their understanding of Inclusion and working with others suffering from mental illness. Devin can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (636) 515-7211.
Do you need to take Youth Protection Training? Do you need to take your Cub Scout Leader Training? All of this and more can be done while visiting http://my.scouting.org. Use your membership number on your ID card to sign in. If you are new to Scouting and do not have a membership number, create a new username and password. Every time you complete a training session, print out the certificate provided and turn it into your Unit Leader or Committee Chairman.
Hazardous Weather Training
Hazardous weather training has always been required for one leader on an outing in a unit. It is now required training for all unit-level leaders to be considered trained to ensure the safety of the youth in the program. There continue to be all different types of weather-related incidents across the country and this training has helped leaders plan better to deal with weather and react appropriately when there are signs of troubling weather ahead. The training can be accessed in the Learning Center at my.scouting.org. It is found under “Program Safety” in the Expanded Learning section of the Home Page of the Learning Center.
Certified Angling Instructor Training
Fishing education and training for youth and adults alike. Learn more information on all the dates and opportunities at: https://stlbsa.org/activities/other-activities/fishing/
Wood Badge is an advanced training course for adult leaders in Scouting. Wood Badge is so much more than “just another training course”. Wood Badge is available to all levels of scout leader volunteers to include Cub Scout Leaders, Boy Scout Leaders, Venture Advisors. It is required that you be a registered adult leader and have completed Basic Leader Training for your position. You can find more information about Wood Badge at http://stlbsa.org/training/adult/wood-badge/ or I would be more than happy to personally discuss with you, feel free to drop me a line at the district training email.