L.E.A.D. – 2022

Saturday, January 29, 2022 – all day L.E.A.D. is the ultimate training event for Scout Leaders, Parents, Venturers, and Senior Youth. Join us for a full day of learning, fun, and a great overall experience. And, you can plan to bring a friend . . . To Boldy Go . . . We’ll be offering […]

Powder Horn – 2021

Powder Horn is a training opportunity designed to expose Venturing and Scouts BSA Leaders leading older youth (14+) to activities and resources necessary to operate a successful High Adventure program. The aim is to give hands-on experience with a variety of high adventure activities so that you understand the planning, the type of equipment, the […]

Leave No Trace

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Leave No Trace Trainer ClassJune 26 – 27, 2021Camp Herms Participants will receive further details by email in early June. Participants in this two day, sixteen hour – including an overnight – LNT Trainer Course learn about Leave No Trace, TREAD Lightly! and Wildland Ethics including teaching techniques necessary for disseminating these critical Outdoor Ethics […]

Wood Badge 2021

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WHAT IS WOOD BADGE? Reflecting the best of nearly a century of Scouting experience, Wood Badge draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles and successful organizations throughout the country. Wood Badge training was begun by Baden Powell in 1919 as a way to ensure that the leaders of Scout […]

Social Media Forum

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GGAC’s Social Media Forum Monday, March 15, 2021 @ 7:00pm This is a first and you’re all invited – professional staff, volunteers, parents, and anyone in BSA who manages a unit’s social media content. Interested in creating a Facebook page? We’ll¬†review everything from simple page creation, to day-to-day management, as well as the basics of […]

NYLT Training Sessions

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Pictured above is the Staff and Scouts group picture from the winter 2017 class.   Here’s a Patrol on a team building exercise. Imagine what the next frame might have shown – a successful team or a crumpled heap of discordant Scouts!   The NYLT Staff is planning for three sessions of NYLT in 2021. […]

NYLT Leadership Training

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The Scouts BSA NYLT course presents what a leader must BE, what a leader must KNOW and what a leader must DO, by applying modern leadership and team development theories in a co-ed environment. Participants camp, work, play and learn – living a month in the life of a model troop condensed into an intense […]