LEAD 2017

Thank you for registering for LEAD 2017. To be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Check-in starts at 7am, opening ceremonies start at 8am. Lunch is provided. Parking is available off of Golf Club rd in Lot 8 at Diablo Valley College
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Classes
SESSION 1 8:40am - 9:30am
1311 DEN LEADER SPECIFIC TRAINING (3 SESSION CLASS)
[(3 sessions) for All Den Leaders] Learn the basic information to conduct successful den meetings. Completion required to be considered a Trained Den Leader or Assistant Den Leader.
This is a 3 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 2 or 3.
 
  Number Available: 9
1112 CUB SCOUT FIRST AID
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Learn simple ways to teach first aid to your Cubs, including the requirements from the new Adventure Program. Be prepared for hands on activities!
 
  Number Available: 22
1113 WEBELOS DEN LEADER 411
[(1 session) for Current and Future Webelos Den Leaders] Learn about the Webelos Adventure Program, ways to help your boys advance, and tips to make your meetings fun.
 
  Number Available: 14
1314 CUBMASTER AND ASSISTANT CUBMASTER POSITION SPECIFIC TRAINING (3 SESSION CLASS)
[(3 session) for Cubmasters and Assistant Cubmasters] Learn the basic information you need to conduct successful pack meetings. Completion required to be considered a Trained Cubmaster or Assistant Cubmaster.
This is a 3 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 2 or 3.
 
  Number Available: 13
1115 PACK MEETINGS WITH PIZZAZ
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Plan and carryout a lively pack meeting that’s fun and involves everyone. Add enthusiasm with songs, skits, cheers, games, costumes, props, and clever run-ons.
 
  Number Available: 14
1116 DEN DISCIPLINE & CONFLICT RESOLUTION FOR CUB SCOUTERS
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Set expectations and discover positive techniques to encourage good behavior. Learn how to be a good leader and mediator to help resolve parent-to-parent, parent-to-leader, Scout-to-Scout, or even Pack-to-Chartered Organization conflicts and disagreements.
 
  Number Available: 30
1117 ENGAGING YOUR PARENTS IN CUB SCOUTING
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Learn ways to inspire your parents to volunteer in your dens and pack committee.
 
  Number Available: 11
1221 TROOPMASTER/SCOUTBOOK/TROOP WEB HOST - SCOUTING IN THE CLOUD (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 sessions) for SM/ASM, Committee] How to turn that mountain of forms into a useful tool for managing your unit effectively. How to do easy unit recordkeeping and use software such as TroopMaster, Troop Web Host, and the cloud for storage. Introduction to Scoutbook - the Web hosted BSA tool.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 2.
 
  Number Available: 17
1122 FIRST CLASS SCOUT IN 12 TO 18 MONTHS
[(1 session) for SM/ASM, Committee] A goal of the Boy Scouts of America is that every Scout earn First Class. Get ideas on how to keep your Scouts on task and help them reach this goal in 12 to 18 months.
 
  Number Available: 17
1123 COURTS OF HONOR & CEREMONIES
[(1 session) for All Scout Leaders] Every Scout and Leader should be recognized for their accomplishments. Learn how to make these recognitions meaningful and memorable with help on preparing Courts of Honor and ceremonies including neckerchief ceremonies when a scout enters a troop, or a special ceremony for scouts aging out.
 
  Number Available: 16
1124 BEYOND POP TARTS AND HOT DOGS - SCOUT COOKING
[(1 session) for Scout Leaders and Venturing Youth] Tired of scouts eating Pop Tarts and Hot Dogs on every outing? Learn how to encourage healthier menu planning that both nourishes the scouts and helps them advance. Gain ideas on how scouts can make their menus nutritious, green, economical, easy to prepare, and delicious.
 
  Number Available: 10
1125 ADULT TRANSITIONING TO BOY SCOUTING
[(1 session) for Cubmasters, Webelos Den Leader, SM/ASM] Many times, the transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts is harder on a boy's parents than on the boy. In this course, we will focus on ways to make the transition easier for Mom & Dad. The more the parent's understand the Boy Scout program the more likely you are to retain boys and increase your volunteer base in your unit.
 
  Number Available: 17
1126 SERVICE PROJECTS USING 21st CENTURY TECHNOLOGY
[(1 session) for All Scout Leaders] Be one of the first in the nation to learn about how a Scout can incorporate 21st century technology like drone or KAP technology to map areas or track wildlife as a conservation service project. See hornadayaward.org to learn more about this program.
 
  Number Available: 13
1628 SCOUTMASTER/ASSISTANT SCOUTMASTER POSITION SPECIFIC (ALL DAY CLASS)
[(All sessions) for New SM/ASM] Basic training need for anyone taking the SM/ASM position in a troop. Learn the important fundamentals of the job and how training can improve your Troop.
This is an all day course. If you select this course, do not select another course.
 
  Number Available: 0
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1631 VENTURING LEADER SPECIFIC TRAINING (VLST) – ADULTS AND YOUTH (ALL DAY CLASS)
[(All sessions) For Adult Leaders and Youth Crew President] "Every Venturer deserves a trained leader". This is REQUIRED training for Advisors and Associate Advisors who have not taken position specific training. Youth crew presidents are encouraged to attend this course as well.  Learn more about the Venturing program -- organization and leadership, awards, and advancement. Bring back new and exciting program ideas to your Crew.
This is an all day course. If you select this course, do not select another course.
 
  Number Available: 19
1632 INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR CREWS (ILSC) – ADULTS AND YOUTH (ALL DAY CLASS)
[(All sessions) For All Venturing Youth and Adult Leaders] ILSC is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Venturers. Completion of ILSC is a prerequisite for Venturers to participate in the more advanced leadership courses, including Kodiak, National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE). Learn about crew organization, vision and values, servant leadership, and core skills (communication, planning, teaching, team development).
This is an all day course. If you select this course, do not select another course.
 
  Number Available: 21
1141 SAFE SWIM DEFENSE
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Before a BSA group may engage in swimming activities of any kind, a minimum of one adult leader must complete Safe Swim Defense training. The material covered is the same as the online course, done live. On completion, each adult will get a SSD card, and be registered as Trained.
 
  Number Available: 21
1142 FEMALE CONSIDERATION IN THE OUTDOORS
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] An experienced backpacker, trek leader, and Scouter discuss issues and considerations for women, youth and adult, when planning a trek. Personal topics and issues facing the unit will be covered.
 
  Number Available: 29
1143 SNOW CAMPING
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Explore the wonders of snow camping. Course will provide an introduction to the basics of snow camping, how to do it, safety concerns and suitable locations.
 
  Number Available: 15
1144 ORIENTEERING
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders) This back to the basics course covers the knowledge required to use a map and compass and the skills needed for the second class rank advancement. Teaches the essential techniques for effective navigation while trekking, and a necessary survival skill when the use of a GPS just won't do. Course is also good for Webelos Leaders.
 
  Number Available: 7
1345 LEAVE NO TRACE 101 (FOR YOUTH AND ADULTS - 3 SESSION CLASS)
[(3 sessions) for Older Scouts and Adults] This course provides an in depth introduction to Leave No Trace (LNT) and Outdoor Ethics (OE). The course is structured around the seven principles of LNT including the relationships between Tread Lightly!, LNT and OE. A mix of lecture and hands-on activities will help participants understand the importance of Outdoor Ethics in the Scouting program and the course includes where to find additional resources. This course is particularly valuable for Outdoor Ethics Guides and for Leaders coaching OE Guides who have not yet completed the 17 hour Leave No Trace trainer course. Completion of this course qualifies a person to conduct Outdoor Ethics activities including those needed for the Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award.
This is a 3 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for
 
  Number Available: 23
1151 COMMUNITY SERVICE
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] How do units "Do a Good Turn Daily?" Why do we do it? What are some examples of community service? What kinds of service are appropriate for Cubs, Boy Scouts and Venturers? Come to this session for new ideas and to share what your unit does.
 
  Number Available: 25
1252 INTRODUCTION TO CERT (COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM) AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
[(2 sessions) for All Adult Leaders] What is CERT and how it relates to you, your Troop and your community. How to get started in preparing yourself and home for emergencies from A to Z, with a perspective from top to bottom preparedness for all emergencies. Get ready for responding after a disaster hits by making your home hazmat and utility safe and making your own kit. Introduction to the Incident Command System also known as the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS). Learn the components to the system and what they are assigned to do so that a mission can be accomplished with a plan, organization, and accountability.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 2.
 
  Number Available: 25
1153 UNIT COMMUNICATION
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] How to utilize the variety of today’s communication methods to make the most impact within your Pack, Troop or Crew.
 
  Number Available: 18
1654 TRAINER'S EDGE (ALL DAY CLASS)
[(All sessions) for All Adult Leaders] If you are a Council, District or Unit trainer, you need this course! Trainer's EDGE is designed to “train the trainer” on behaviors and resources while offering hands‐on experience in methods and media. You will have the opportunity to be in front of the group and receive positive and caring feedback that will help you improve your skills as a trainer. Trainer's EDGE is required training for all Wood Badge and NYLT staff, and is the perfect course to "train the trainer" how to plan, organize and deliver an effective presentation.
This is an all day course. If you select this course, do not select another course.
 
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SESSION 2 9:40am - 10:30am
2112 WHITTLING CHIP
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Now a requirement for Bear and Arrow of Light. Learn to teach safe knife use and carving to your Cubs. Please bring a pocketknife and sharpening stone if you can.
 
  Number Available: 22
2113 CYBER CHIP FOR CUBS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] NEW FOR 2017! Today's youth are spending more time than ever using digital media for education, research, socializing, and fun. Learn how to help your Cubs earn the Cyber Chip and keep everyone safe while online.
 
  Number Available: 23
2115 PINEWOOD DERBIES, ROCKETS & REGATTAS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Course will provide helpful pointers on planning and running successful pinewood derbies, space derbies, and rain gutter regattas; sample competition rules, awards, and tips to make your next derby & regatta the highlight of the Cub Scout year.
 
  Number Available: 18
2116 CUBSCOUTING IN LDS CHURCH CHARTERED PACKS
[(1 session)for all Cub Scout Leaders] Everything you need to know to have a successful Primary Scouting Program. Learn about policies unique to Cubs within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
 
  Number Available: 28
2117 SUMMERTIME SCOUTING AND DAYCAMP 411
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher's dirty looks! But that doesn't mean Cub Scouting has to take a vacation too. Learn about Day Camp and use the time off to have fun and keep everyone advancing. Don't forget the Summertime Pack Award!
 
  Number Available: 15
2122 SENIOR PATROL LEADER, PATROL LEADERS’ COUNCIL AND THE SCOUTMASTER
[(1 session) for SM/ASM] Learn MEETING PLANNING, and tips on how to COMMUNICATE with your SPL and PLC. Want to make those PLC’S more effective? Want to make you troop a more boy run unit? This is the place for you!
 
  Number Available: 18
2223 ROLE OF THE ASM - BEYOND THE BASICS (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 sessions) for all Scouters] This course is designed to provide Assistant Scoutmasters with training beyond the basics taught in SM/ASM Position Specific Training. Learn what roles ASM's play in troops and how they can help plan outings, lead scouts, and help both behind the scenes and out in front.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 3.
 
  Number Available: 18
2224 BASICS OF DUTCH OVEN COOKING (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 sessions) for All Scouters] This course is covers the basics of Dutch Oven cooking. Learn how to care for and cook in a Dutch Oven.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 3.
 
  Number Available: 8
2125 BOY SCOUTING FOR SCOUTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[(1 session) for All Scouters] This class is intended to help leaders become familiar with scouts with special needs. Our experienced instructors will share ideas about advancement, behavior, abilities, discipline, parent participation, outings, and consider limitations associated in working with scouts with special needs.
 
  Number Available: 20
2126 CHANGES TO THE BSA PROGRAM
[(1 session) for All Boy Scout Leaders] The grace period is over and all scouts must now use the new rank requirements. Come and learn about the differences and how to incorporate these changes into your troop activities and program.
 
  Number Available: 11
2141 SHOOTING SPORTS
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] From BB guns and bows and arrows to rifles and black powder. Get an orientation to the Council's Shooting Sports Committee's events, and how to incorporate Shooting Sports into your Unit's Program.
 
  Number Available: 22
2142 OUTDOOR AWARDS
[(1 session) for All Adult Leader] Beyond Merit Badges the BSA offers multiple awards for outdoor experiences from Historic Trails to Paddleboarding. Learn about all the awards and their requirements to provide your unit other goals to shoot for.
 
  Number Available: 24
2143 LIGHTWEIGHT BACKPACKING
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Hiking's a lot more fun when you can walk easily. Lightweight backpacking teaches you how to pare down your load so that you still have everything you need for the trail, in a setup that weighs less than you would think possible.
 
  Number Available: 10
2144 OUTDOOR ETHICS
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Outdoor Ethics is an umbrella term for Leave No Trace, Tread Lightly! and Wildland Ethics. This class is an introduction and overview of Outdoor Ethics: what is it; where to go for information; how to learn, earn, and teach others to earn the Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award; and how to begin to implement Outdoor Ethics in your unit program. This course satisfies one of four requirements for the Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award. Recommend also taking Class #3144, Outdoor Ethics Unit Camping.
 
  Number Available: 22
2151 RESOURCES TO KEEP ADULT LEADERS ACTIVE
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Let us help you keep the adults in your program active. Learn ways to recruit, train, recognize, and retain parents.
 
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2153 CREATING INCLUSIVE AND WELCOMING ENVIRONMENTS
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Join us for a structured discussion on how we can all work together to create more open, welcoming, and inclusive environments in Scouting. This class will be run by a core volunteer with Scouts for Equality, an organization that advocates for a fully inclusive Scouting movement.
 
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SESSION 3 10:40am - 11:30am
3112 WOODCARVING BASICS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders - Limited to 15] Learn the basic wood carving cuts and make a nifty tie slide. This course will teach you how to show older Cub Scouts how to safely whittle and carve. Donation for materials encouraged.
 
  Number Available: 4
3113 LION GUIDE 411
[(1 session) For current and future Lion Guides] NEW FOR 2017! An introduction to the Lion program and an overview of the fun activities you'll be doing with them.
 
  Number Available: 23
3115 CUB SCOUTS AND BOY SCOUTS WORKING TOGETHER
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Tips and tricks for conducting joint activities together -- Pack Camping, Webelos Activities, Joint Hikes, Boy Scouts teaching Cub Scouts, & Den Meetings.
 
  Number Available: 23
3116 CUB GRUB
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Simple and easy recipes to prepare with Cub Scouts, whether in the kitchen or outdoors. Includes a discussion on basic food and kitchen safety, outdoor safety, and practical tips.
 
  Number Available: 17
3117 PACK RECRUITING AND RETENTION
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Come learn techniques and strategies that will help your pack succeed in recruiting. Successful recruiting is not a one- time event, but a year round effort.
 
  Number Available: 11
3121 BOARD OF REVIEW
[(1 session) for Sm/ASM, Committee] Each rank advancement ends with a Board of Review (BOR) to make sure the Scout has completed the requirements. But the BOR is so much more, it is a tool to track the Scouts progress and guide for the future as well as a tool for the committee to see how well the troop is functioning. This session will help you know the full purpose of the BOR, how to conduct one, what questions to ask (and not to ask), and how to make it a useful tool for your unit.
 
  Number Available: 8
3122 MAXIMIZING TROOP POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY
[(1 session) for all Scouters] New for 2017! Learn how to utilize all of the positions of responsibility in your troop. From Senior Patrol Leader all the way down to Assistant Patrol Leader and from Scribe to Webmaster, learn how to get those leaders engaged and contributing to your troop.
 
  Number Available: 10
3125 BOY SCOUT ADVANCEMENT FOR SCOUTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[(1 session) for All Scouters] All scouts can advance, no matter what their level of ability. This class is intended to help leaders become familiar with special advancement requirements for scouts with special needs.
 
  Number Available: 25
3126 BOY SCOUT PROGRAMS OFF THE BEATEN PATH
[(1 session) for All Scout Leaders] New for 2017! Come learn about activities, programs, and awards other than ranks and merit badges. Learn how you can plan fun outings so that you earn special awards without even realizing it. Programs such as the Jamboree on the Air/Internet, Emergency Preparedness BSA, Leave No Trace Achievement Award, International Spirit Award, and others make great foundations for outings, troop meetings, and events.
 
  Number Available: 20
3141 CANOEING
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders] Canoeing take more than a boat and a paddle. This course will provide the guidelines and information you need to take you unit on a safe and exciting canoe adventure.
 
  Number Available: 28
3142 CAMPING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] From the oceans to the mountains to the deserts, you can find every type of camping experience there is somewhere in California. Learn about your next new favorite campsite!
 
  Number Available: 1
3143 INTRODUCTION TO BACKPACKING
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders] Backpacking can be enjoyable for all age scouters. Learn how to ease them into becoming self-sufficient in the wilderness.
 
  Number Available: 16
3144 OUTDOOR ETHICS UNIT CAMPING
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Learn practical ways to implement Outdoor Ethics in your unit camping program, and an opportunity to discuss the pros and cons of camping activities. Everyone knows not to litter, but what about transporting firewood or weed seeds? How can you minimize food waste and what do you do with it? These and other important camping issues will be discussed so that you can better plan for a successful trip. This course satisfies one of four requirements for the Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award. Recommend also taking session 2144.
 
  Number Available: 26
3151 RELIGIOUS EMBLEM PROGRAM AND SCOUT WORSHIP SERVICE
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] How do you help your scouts with the Twelfth Point of the Scout Law?  How can you help your scouts fulfill the Duty to God component of the Scout Oath?  Come learn about the religious emblem programs and how it can help your scouts explore their faith.  Local experts will present an overview of various faith programs and answer your specific questions about how to support your scouts as they learn what "Duty to God" and "a Scout is Reverent" means within the scouting program.
 
  Number Available: 16
3152 UTILIZING YOUR DISTRICT OR COUNCIL COMMISSIONER
[(1 session) for All Scout Leaders] NEW FOR 2017! "What is a Commissioner and what do they do? How can a Commissioner help my unit? Who is my Unit Commissioner and how can I find him or her? This session will answer these questions and more."
 
  Number Available: 29
3153 BAN BULLYING
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] The values of Scouting make it clear that bullying cannot be tolerated. Scouting leaders have a unique opportunity to teach respect and acceptance of others. This simple presentations created by the BSA in conjunction with the US Department of Health and Human Services can be used by individuals or in a group setting to help our members and families learn more about preventing bullying in Scouting
 
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SESSION 4 1:10pm - 2:00pm
4111 TIGER DEN LEADER 411
[(1 session) for current and future Tiger leaders] How to use the new Tiger Adventure Program, den organization, how to share the load among den parents, and tips to make your meetings fun.
 
  Number Available: 27
4112 BEYOND THE BASIC CUB SCOUTING AWARDS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Learn about the Outdoor Activity Award, BSA Family Award, Outdoor Ethics Award, Emergency Preparedness Award, and others that can enhance your program.
 
  Number Available: 20
4113 ARROW OF LIGHT 411
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Learn how to help and inspire your Webelos to earn the highest Cub Scout rank and keep them motivated all the way until crossover to Boy Scouts.
 
  Number Available: 13
4114 CUB scOUTING (WHERE TO GO)
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Looking for ideas on fun places to take your Cub Scouts and how to tie them to advancement? Information on council camps, car camping, turn-key overnight programs, segment patch hiking programs, fishing, museums, sporting events, aquariums, and much more.
 
  Number Available: 14
4115 FUN SONGS, CHEERS & YELLS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Are your scouts quiet at bumps on a log at Den Meetings, Pack Meetings, and Campouts? Introduce songs, cheers and yells to awaken their inner-scout spirit!
 
  Number Available: 23
4116 GAMES FOR CUBS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Games for large groups of people suitable for pack meetings & outings, as well as small group games ideal for den meetings.
 
  Number Available: 19
4217 PACK COMMITTEE CHALLENGE (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 session) for All Committee Members] Learn the basic information to support a pack and conduct a successful pack program. Completion required to be considered a Trained Pack Committee Chair, Committee Member, Pack Trainer, or Parent Coordinator.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 5.
 
  Number Available: 5
4221 ADVANCEMENT IN TROOPS (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 sessions) for All Boy Scout Leaders] This two-session course is highly interactive, involving case studies to illustrate various real-life aspects of the advancement process in a troop. Special emphasis is placed on how advancement achieves the aims of Scouting and on the roles various adults play in the process.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 5.
 
  Number Available: 16
4122 TRAINING JUNIOR LEADERS
[(1 session) for All Boy Scout Leaders] “Every boy deserves a trained leader.” Baden-Powell couldn’t have been more right. This goes for your Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leaders, and other youth leaders as well. Learn some of the techniques and programs to train your junior leaders. Also, get and introduction to the ultimate junior leader training –National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT).
 
  Number Available: 17
4123 CYBER CHIP FOR BOY SCOUTS
[(1 session) for All Boy Scout Leaders] NEW FOR 2017! Now part of the Scout and Star rank requirements, the Cyber Chip program is a way to promote safe scouting when our scouts are on the Web, using cell phones, etc., putting themselves at risk for cyberbullying, identity theft, and worse. Come learn about Cyber Chip resources and how to make the program work in your unit.
 
  Number Available: 13
4124 COOKING OUTDOORS USING ALTERNATIVE METHODS
[(1 session) for All Scouters] Basic Outdoor cooking at its best! Learn the shortcuts and trick of the trade. Some basic methods and some cool tricks for cooking in the outdoors. Teaching outdoor cooking and making it fun is putting the OUTING on Scouting
 
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4125 LDS – 11 YEAR OLD SCOUTS
[(1 session) for All LDS Boy Scout Leaders] Starting the path to Eagle off on the right foot.
 
  Number Available: 26
4126 FUN WITH PARACORD
[(1 session) for All Scouters] Looking for a fun project to keep your Scouts motivated? Come to this hands-on class where you learn how to make different projects out of paracord. Learn how to make a snake knot and turn it into a lanyard. How about a paracord keychain or bracelet? Paracord and accessories provided.
 
  Number Available: 10
4141 SAILING
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders] Sailing provides a unique experience to youth. This course will provide the guidelines and information you need to take introduce small boat sailing to your unit. The course will also provide locations to go sailing.
 
  Number Available: 31
4142 FISHING
[(1 session) for All Scouters] Let’s get them out there catching fish! The steps to take in preparing for and executing a successful fishing adventure, resources to tap within the unit and local community as well as locations for fishing inside the Council’s boundaries and beyond.
 
  Number Available: 21
4143 PORTABLE FEAST
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Pop Tarts for breakfast? NO! Your trail diet needs to be healthy, easily packed, easily cooked, and good to eat. Learn how to choose and prepare food for your 50-miler that will make dinner something to look forward to.
 
  Number Available: 19
4144 GPS TECHNOLOGY FOR HIKING
[(1 session) for All Scout Leaders] You have one in your car, but do you need one in the woods? How to use them, what to look for in a Scout friendly unit (along with tips on how do you teach scouts to use them).
 
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4145 HORNADAY CONSERVATION SERVICE AND AWARD
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Scouting's rarest award and we are working to change that. This class is an introduction and overview about the William T. Hornaday Award. Each project chosen is assigned a professional to create an awareness about the purpose and how to make a future impact. We have a projects available for Cub Packs, Boy Scouts, Scout Troops, Venturers, Crews, Wood Badge tickets, and Adult Scouters. Did you know that a Hornaday conservation project makes great Eagle Scout project? Double dip and earn them both with one project.
 
  Number Available: 20
4151 ALL HANDS ON STEM FOR CUB SCOUTS
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Come learn how to put the STEM Program into practice for Cub Scouts through “STEM in a BOX". We will bend space and time and take you through a sample Nova award for Cub Scouts. This will be a hands-on experience as you will learn all the steps that are required to take your Cub Scouts from start to finish for a Nova Award. By the end of this session, leaders will be able to hit the ground running with the Nova Awards for Cub Scouts.
 
  Number Available: 17
4252 BSA HEALTH & SAFETY (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 sessions) for All Scout Leaders] Few youth organizations are as physically active as Scouting, and none enjoy a better safety record. This course will help leaders be attentive to safety concerns and maintain and improve Scouting’s exemplary record. This course covers all program levels: Cub, Boy, and Venture Scouting.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 5.
 
  Number Available: 23
4253 CHARTERED ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATIVE POSITION-SPECIFIC TRAINING (2 SESSION CLASS)
[(2 sessions) for Chartered Organization Representatives and Executive Officers] This course will be taught by a team that includes a professional Scouter, Chartered Organization Rep, Executive Officer, and members of the Council Key 3. The two-hour course will be one-half presentation and one-half answers to your specific questions. Come ready to share one question or issue you’d like to strengthen in your current unit.
This is a 2 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 5.
 
  Number Available: 26
4155 HOW TO RUN A DISTRICT EVENT
[(1 session) for All Scout Leaders] Recommended courses of action for making your District- sponsored event successful. This session focuses on the logistic and planning considerations needed to provide safety, excitement and fun to Day Camps, Webelos Weekends, Camporees, etc.
 
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SESSION 5: 2:10pm - 3:00pm
5111 WOLF DEN LEADER 411
[(1 session) for Current and Future Wolf Den Leaders] Learn about the Wolf Adventure Program, ways to help your boys advance, and tips to make your meetings fun.
 
  Number Available: 21
5112 OUTDOOR ETHICS FOR CUBS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Leave No Trace and the Outdoor Code. Enjoy the outdoors while keeping it beautiful and clean. Requirements for the Outdoor Ethics Award will be covered.
 
  Number Available: 31
5113 CUB SCOUT AQUATICS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] The Adventure Program has swimming requirements for every rank. Come learn what every Cub Scout leader needs to know before doing aquatic adventures.
 
  Number Available: 26
5114 CUB SCOUT KNOTS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Basic knots for Wolf, Bear & Webelos ranks; how to tie them, what they are used for and games using them.
 
  Number Available: 20
5115 CUB CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Course will discuss fire safety and campfire program planning, elements of a successful campfire program, organizing the program, available resources, and campfire program ideas.
 
  Number Available: 22
5116 CEREMONIES TO CELEBRATE
[(1 session) for all Cub Scout Leaders] Opening and closing ceremonies to get you started with a bang, rank advancement ceremonies, including Arrow of Light and Crossovers/Bridging, and more!
 
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5122 PLANNING AN OUTING, TOUR PLANS, AND SAFE SCOUTING
[(1 session) for All Scouters] Keeping the OUTING in Scouting is essential. Learn how to make every outing a success, how to give effective advice to youth planners, and the adult aspects of outing safety with an emphasis on BSA's "Guide to Safe Scouting".
 
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5123 NECKERCHIEF SLIDES
[(1 session) for All Scouters] Come to a fun class on the making and wearing of neckerchief slides. Make a woggle or Turks head slide. Use PVC pipe. Carve a neckerchief slide, and see lots of examples.
 
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5124 WHEN TO LOCK UP ELECTRONICS
[(1 session) for All Scouters] In this class you will learn about the usefulness of gadgets and the uselessness of modern electronics. What is the BSA policy? How have they embraced electronics from the Jamboree, to a home troop campout, to a SPOT device on a 50 miler.
 
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5125 SCOUTING FOR SCOUT LEADERS OF THE LDS CHURCH
[(1 session) for LDS Adult Leaders] Scouting for members of LDS units. Addresses the challenges and opportunities available to Scout Leaders serving in their LDS Communities.
 
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5126 HOW TO USE OA YOUTH IN YOUR UNIT
[(1 session) for All Scouters] What is the mission of the OA, and how can OA youth bring their leadership experience back to the troop. The OA helps to engage older youth in the program with ceremony and service and keep them active in your unit.
 
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5141 KAYAKING
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders] Kayak in the Delta, SF Bay or your local lake. This course will provide information on how to add kayaking to your program. The course will also provide locations to go kayaking.
 
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5142 GEAR 101
[(1 session) for All Scouters] Do you really know gear? How to pick the right sleeping bag? What is the difference with water purifiers? Will this tent work? Course will discuss characteristics of primary gear and what to look for and consider.
 
  Number Available: 14
5143 HIKING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Course will cover locations to hike in Northern California as well as consideration to make when planning a hike. Class will also cover hiking programs such as Highlander and Rim Rover.
 
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5144 GEOCACHING – HIDDEN ADVENTURE
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the world. This is an introductory course on the Geocaching elective merit badge, introduced in 2010, which creates a new opportunity to get out in nature, practice navigational skills, and perfect the principles of ‘Leave no Trace.
 
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5145 LEAVE NO TRACE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
[(1 session) for Cub Scout, Boy Scout Varsity and Venture leaders] Leave No Trace must become a way of life for all Scouts and Scouters, but learning about it should be fun. This class will demonstrate games and activities that can liven up your program while providing on-going LNT awareness training.
 
  Number Available: 14
5151 ALL HANDS ON STEM FOR BOY SCOUTS
[(1 session) for Boy Scout leaders] Come learn how to put the STEM Program into practice for Boy Scouts through “STEM in a BOX". We will bend space and time and take you through a sample Nova award for Boy Scouts. This will be a hands-on experience as you will learn all the steps that are required to take your Boy Scouts from start to finish for a Nova Award. By the end of this session, leaders will be able to hit the ground running with the Nova Awards for Boy Scouts.
 
  Number Available: 12
5155 UNIT FINANCES
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] NEW FOR 2017! Does your Troop or Pack dread fundraising and tracking money? Well dread no more. If you’re looking for some good advice to make figuring out how much to fundraise, how much dues to charge and how to keep track of it all, then this is the class for you. Together we will do the finances for a fictional troop together from beginning to end: building a budget, how much to raise, how to track the money for the troop & individual scouts and reporting to leadership and parents. You’ll walk out of this class armed with the knowledge your troop or pack needs to pay for a great day in Scouting!
 
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SESSION 6 3:10pm - 4:00pm
6111 BEAR DEN LEADER 411
[(1 session) for Current and Future Bear Den Leaders] Learn about the Bear Adventure Program, ways to help your boys advance, and tips to make your meetings fun.
 
  Number Available: 18
6112 CHEMISTRY FOR CUBS
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Basic chemistry using common household items to amaze, delight and educate your cubs.
 
  Number Available: 21
6113 TRANSITION TO BOY SCOUTS
[(1 session) for Webelos Den Leaders] How to locate a troop, what questions to ask, and how to know if it’s a good fit.
 
  Number Available: 17
6114 CAMPING WITH CUBS ... AND THEIR FAMILIES
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Learn how we go camping the Cub Scout way! What is BALOO? Where do we go? How do we plan? A Pack campout puts the “Outing in Scouting”.
 
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6115 TEAM BUILDING FOR CUB SCOUTS
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Learn activities and den organization to get scouts starting to work together and succeed.
 
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6116 CUBS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[(1 session) for All Cub Scout Leaders] Cub Scouting is for every boy. Learn easy to use, highly effective strategies to help scouts who are mostly visual learners to pay attention, understand, and remember.
 
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6117 PACK ADMINISTRATION
[(1 session) for Cub Committee Members] Packs don’t run by themselves. There are lots to do behind the scenes! What makes “G.R.E.A.T.” packs succeed? Growth, Resources, Events, Activities and Training. Come and see how!
 
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6121 EAGLE SCOUT PLANNING
[(1 session) for All Scouters] This session focuses on the process of Boy Scout advancement, especially from Life rank to Eagle Scout. Included will be discussion of the unit, district and council responsibilities, the Eagle Scout project process, and adult support for the Eagle candidate (advisors and mentors), importance of good record keeping, and the Eagle Scout board of review.
 
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6122 SCOUTMASTER CONFERENCES
[(1 session) for SM/ASM] Counseling is one of the most important skills for any Leader, so much so that Scoutmasters must do it each time a Scout advances in the Scoutmaster Conference. But counseling should not be restricted to just the Scoutmaster Conference; there are many opportunities to help our scouts grow. This course will help any leader make conferences effective and meaningful.
 
  Number Available: 12
6123 TEAM BUILDING GAMES
[(1 session) for Scoutmasters/ASM, Venturing Youth & Adult Leaders] Build patrol spirit and strong teams through the use of Scout Games: Tips for Leaders to help Scouts create Patrol Spirit (build a team) and achieve Baden Powell's goal of Boy Lead Troops: FUN WITH A PURPOSE!
 
  Number Available: 12
6124 CAMPFIRES, YELLS, CHEERS & SONGS - THE SPIRIT OF SCOUTING
[(1 session) for Cubmasters, Webelos Den Leaders, SM/ASM, Venturing Youth and Adult Leaders] Stunts, Skits, Songs -- Pizzazz. A campfire that POPS, Sizzles, is fun and memorable is achievable -- come learn how!
 
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6125 MERIT BADGE COUNSELOR TRAINING
[(1 session) for All Adults] Basic training and more information for all Merit Badges Counselors. This session will give pointers on the mechanics of counseling and motivating your Scouts to the successful completion of a merit badge. Learn the BSA rules and guidelines for merit badge counselors.
 
  Number Available: 4
6126 NATIONAL AND WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREES AND INTERNATIONAL SCOUTING
[(1 session) for All Adults] Come learn about the upcoming 2017 National Jamboree, the 2019 World Jamboree and other international scouting opportunities. The discussion will include how to sign up, what to expect, tours, and how to raise funds to go.
 
  Number Available: 27
6141 CYCLING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders] Getting out on the road with the Scouts takes more than a bike and an air pump. Learn the essentials of planning your bike trek, where to go, what equipment you'll need, how to condition your trekkers for the long hills.
 
  Number Available: 20
6142 FLY-FISHING MADE EASY FOR SCOUTS
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Scouters] A hands-on experience that will teach participants how easy fly-fishing can be with a Tenkara rod. This method of fly-fishing has been practiced in Japan for centuries. A long telescoping rod, a 12 to 15-foot length of line and an artificial fly are all you need to catch fish. The simplicity will amaze you. It’s ideal for beginners and experienced fishermen alike whether on high adventure treks, weekend outings or anytime fishing is possible. Come join the fun. Class size will be limited to 7.
 
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6143 INTRODUCTION TO ROCK CLIMBING
[(1 session) for Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing Leaders] Learn about all of the requirements necessary to get your troop out on the rocks as well as some suggestions on where to start.
 
  Number Available: 32
6144 GEOCACHING – PRACTICAL FIELD APPLICATION
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] This session will practice navigation techniques for geocaching by sending participants, armed with a map, compass, and GPS device, on a discovery mission to locate various caches hidden on campus. Will you be the first to find? If you own a GPS device, please bring it to class.
 
  Number Available: 25
6151 ALL HANDS ON STEM FOR VENTURERS
[(1 session) for Venturing Leaders] Come learn how to put the STEM Program into practice for Venturers through “STEM in a BOX". We will bend space and time and take you through a sample Nova award for Venturers. This will be a hands-on experience as you will learn all the steps that are required to take your Venturers from start to finish for a Nova Award. By the end of this session, leaders will be able to hit the ground running with the Nova Awards for Venturers.
 
  Number Available: 23
6152 INTERNET ADVANCEMENT
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] Your unit advancement coordinator should use the BSA’s Internet portal to accomplish the reporting. When this is done, it alleviates issues in documenting progress as Scouts submit Eagle applications or transfer from one unit to another within a council. Consistent and constant reporting also assures accurate records for use by commissioners, other district and council volunteers, and the National Council. Learn how it's done!
 
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6153 UNIT SUCCESSION PLANNING
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] How to put success into succession. Keep your unit on track during major leadership changes.
 
  Number Available: 17
6155 UNIT WEBSITES
[(1 session) for All Adult Leaders] NEW FOR 2017! How to use a unit website as an effective tool for recruiting, troop information, links, communication, event registration, etc. Learn some of the "Don'ts" and why a "Members Only" section is important. This is NOT a lesson on how to build a website or use services like WordPress.
 
  Number Available: 26
Youth
1329 ILST - INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR TROOPS (SESSIONS 1 TO 3)
[(3 sessions) for Youth Leaders] NEW FOR 2017! This course will teach Scouts with leadership positions about their new roles and how to effectively reach success in that role. It is intended to help Boy Scouts in leadership positions within their troop understand their responsibilities and to equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. Completion of ILST is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts to participate in the more advanced leadership courses National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE). It is also required to participate in a Kodiak Challenge Trek.
This is a 3 session course. If you select this course, do not select a course for Session 2 or 3.
 
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1627 DEN CHIEF TRAINING (ALL DAY CLASS)
[(All sessions) for Current and Future Den Chiefs] What is a den chief and how can a den chief help a cub scout den "go and grow." This is a hands on course for prospective den chiefs to fulfill the Leadership requirements for their Boy Scout rank advancement. Every Cub Scouts needs a trained Den Chief.
This is an all day course. If you select this course, do not select another course.
 
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