WOOD BADGE PART I
Leaders recruited to all sections require certain common basic knowledge, skills and attitudes in
order to be able to contribute to the delivery of a quality program. The leader must complete this
training within 1 year or preferably within 4 months. The Course Training Standard is available
on the Scouts Canada website.
All training is based on the program as defined in Scouts Canada’s publications, applicable
bylaws, policies, procedures, the National Program Standards and any other guidelines
established by Scouts Canada. All program planning and delivery must be appropriate to the
physical, intellectual, social and spiritual capabilities of the youth involved.
Leaders receive the Woodbadge Part I recognition (certificate & turkshead woggle) when they complete the training course.
WOOD BADGE PART II
Section leaders recruited to all sections require certain common advanced knowledge, skills and
attitudes in order to be able to motivate and lead their section teams in the delivery of a quality
program. Leaders develop their knowledge skills in the following three subject areas:
- Advanced Program Delivery
- Advanced Leadership Skills
- Advanced Outdoor Skills
Typical developmental and learning activities may be undertaken in one or more formats,
including on-the-job development and experience, self-study, peer interaction, being coached, or
by participating in training modules or a formal developmental course often held on two or three weekends.
Leaders receive the Wood Badge Part II recognition (neckerchief & beads on a leather thong) when they complete the training course.
Colony training is for Beaver Scout program volunteers
Pack training is for Cub Scout program volunteers
Troop training is for Scout program volunteers
Company training is for Venturer Scout program volunteers
Crew training is for Rover Scout program volunteers
Group Commissioner training is for Group and Area committee volunteers
Wood Badge Part I - Essential Training for Volunteers
Wood Badge Part 1 Training
Online Training always available. Please go to www.MyScouts.ca for online training courses.
Outdoor Skills 2-Day Workshop Scoutcraft I & II - Winter 2014
Saturday February 8 & 9, 2014 - Scoutcraft I Day Activities
& Scoutcraft II - Outdoors Overnight Activity Skills
Scouting is an outdoors program so to aid Volunteers in preparing outdoors program for the youth, we will hold two
workshops to help build Leader's skills and comfort level. Held at Camp Samac Oshawa, these workshops will cover planning, safety,
menus, cooking outdoors, first aid, camping skills, camp set-up, and information about places to go. $30 per participant per day. Indoor
accommodations in one of the cabins may also be available for a shared cost.
Link to Scoutcraft Outdoor Skills Workshops for more details.
Wood Badge Part II - More In-Depth Training for Volunteers
Wood Badge Part II - Company only
Hosted By Voyageur Council (Ottawa) $150.00, Course Leader Chuck Fraser firstname.lastname@example.org
January 17-19, 2014; March 21-23, 2014; April 11-13, 2014 at Camp Opemikon (north of Kingston). April weekend will be Advanced Outdoor Skills.
Course Pre-Requisites: Active Advisors currently in Company or Crew, recommended by their Group Commissioner and Area Commissioner. Current
Venturers and Rovers in leadership roles are also eligible to register. Application Deadline: January 7, 2014 Course code: VoyCOUNCILWBIICMP23112013
Wood Badge Part II – Colony, Pack, Troop, Company/Crew (White Pine Council), 2 weekends
May 2-4, & June 13-15, 2014 at Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa. This training offers you a chance to further increase your knowledge and
confidence in the section you are working. As well as developing a detailed plan for your section, you will obtain a wealth of tools and
"trick of the trade" to take back and make your section meeting a joy to run. There will be comprehensive outdoor skill training. You will
connect with dozens of Scouters just like you who will have lots to share and you will make a few friends for life. Once the Wood Badge is completed
you will be invited to join a local Gilwell Club and an invitation to attend the annual Gilwellian leaders only camp in second weekend of
September every year.
Link here for full details.
Leadership Training for Youth Members
FOCUS (Future Of Canada United in Scouting) for Venturers, S.I.T's, Activity Leaders, Rovers
A leadership program aimed towards Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts.
Dec 6-8, 2013 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior Scouts
& Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $65, (Leaders & Escorts $30.) This is a peer-to-peer training course where youth who are competent with
the material will deliver a fun and active weekend of learning and practicing skills in communication, goal setting and getting to know
one's self better. Fully catered delicious meals and guaranteed indoor sleeping accommodations for the first 36 to register.
Other Specialty Training for Volunteers
Discover SCUBA Course, January 5, 2014, for interested Youth and Scouters
Course will include a "dry" session to familiarize with the safe use of equipment, followed by a pool session to actually
Scuba dive. A great opportunity to experience this exciting sport. All classes will be taught by certified dive instructors in conjunction with the
approved Scouts Canada/PADI dive program. Cost will be $49.99 +HST per person including all instruction, course book and equipment use.
Participants will also receive a discount coupon towards a Scuba certification course. You will be able to register as an individually, so
even if you only have a few interested people. Minimum age is 11 years. All troop participants will qualify for their Scuba
Speciality badge. A medical form will be required with registration.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Download the Flyer |
Download the Registration package
Sunday January 5, 2014 12:00 pm to approximately 2:00 pm, Boys & Girls Club of Durham
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: December 22, 2013
If you would like to receive updates and additional information, please send an email with SCUBA in the subject to
Annual Range Line Safety Officer Course and Recertification
New RLSO The course is being held at the Camp Samac Range with 6 sessions per the chart below. Participants may attend either pellets, archery or both.
There is no charge for this course. To register, please fill out a course registration
form found on the White Pine Council web site under Training and send a copy to email@example.com.
A hard copy signed by your Group Commissioner is required for submission at the training session. You must be an active registered Scouter, 18 and over.
Any current RLSO who has run a range throughout the past year for another group will only need to write the RLSO test but must attend the first
30 minutes of any 1 session for updates. All other current RLSOs who have not run a range for another group this past year will need to retake the
3 or 6 hour course.
We strongly encourage a registered Scouts Canada member from each group to consider taking the course if you use the range on a regular basis.
Date - Component - Time
Wednesday, December 4th - Pellets - 7pm – 10pm
Thursday, December 5th - Archery - 7pm – 10pm
Contact: Ute Sack, Camp Administrator, Camp Samac, Phone: 905 571-1346 Ext. 23, Fax: 905 571-7920
Office Hours: Monday 9:30am-5pm, Tuesday 9:30am-4:30pm and Thursday 9:30am – 5pm
1711 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa, Ontario L1G 4Y1
Standard First Aid with CPR/AED - January 18-19, 2014
Course will be held at January 18 & 19, 2014 8:30-4:30 each day (16 hours course) at Oshawa Optimist Club Hall, 475 Salisbury St. Oshawa
(Stevenson & Laval). Cost is $40. Open to Scouters and youth age 13+.
Complete a White Pine Council course registration form
and attach cash or cheque payable to "Scouts Canada - 9th Whitby Beavers".
SEND completed application to: Jacqueline Forget, 457 Montrave Ave., Oshawa, ON L1J 4S6. MAX of 18 participants so register today!
This will fill up very fast, so don't delay. Additional information, please send an email with "First Aid" in the subject to
White Pine Council course registration form
Scouts Canada physical fitness form
Whitby Area Coordinator for Training contact:
Brian Wick, firstname.lastname@example.org
1101-711 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, L1N 8Z1
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