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Specialty Training: First Aid, Outdoor Skills, Cold Weather Camping, Working with Youth & Youth With Disabilities
Wood Badge: Group Commissioner, Residential Wood Badge Part 1, Advanced Wood Badge Part 2
Training for Youth: FLEX, FAST, FOCUS, VIEW Venturer/Rover Executive Workshop
October 4-5, 2014 from 9:00am-4:30pm at Optimist Hall, 475 Salisbury Ave, Oshawa
Cost: $70 for certification and manual, uniform badge. Bring a pack lunch.
Register online: Red Cross Standard First Aid CPR AED, Oct 4/5, 2014 If you don't pay online, print your confirmation and send with payment to: Brian Wick, 711 Rossland Rd E Apt 1101, Whitby, ON L1N 8Z1 (Cheques payable to "Scouts Canada".) Question? Email firstname.lastname@example.org Red Cross syllabus, taught by Downsview MedRovers
October 17-19, 2014 at Scout Camp Wildman, Bluewater Beach, Ontario near Midland.
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Cost: $150.00 for certification and housing. This is a residential course. Accommodations will be provided in the large Cahiague cabin or bring a tent and camp outdoors. Optional - $35 additional cost for Handbook.
Register by Sep 11, 2014: Link to registration form (Shining Waters Council). Question? Email email@example.com
Saturday November 29, 2014 from 9:00am-3:00pm at (OPG Community Room, Brock Rd. S. Pickering)
Cost: $15.00 for workshop by the author and $20.00 for a copy of Michael Burdo's book, "Working Effectively With Youth and With Youth With Disabilities".
Bring a pack lunch. A "coffee station" and snacks will be set up for breaks.
Program: A 5 hour interactive course that will provide you with vital techniques and practical tips on how to effectively communicate and effectively work with Scouting youth. Take this opportunity to build upon and greatly enhance your relationships with the various youth in your group. This meaningful course will focus as well on ways of positively working with disabled youth in order to gain the best abilities from their participation within the group setting. A great deal of what you learn in this session can be most useful in your family setting at home as well.
Speaks to: Language of Praise & Encouragement,Youth Misbehavior, Respect, Depressed Youth and Adolescent, Homesickness, Coping with Peer Pressure, Attention Seekers, Temper Tantrums, ADD/ADHD, Anxious Youth, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Awkward Youth, Blind/Partially-Sighted Youth, Developmentally Delayed Youth, Selective Mutism, Tourette Syndrome, Communicating Effectively with Youth, Effectively Relating with Teenage/Adolescent Youth, Making Friends and much more!
Register online: Working with Youth & w/Disabilities Workshop Nov 29, 2014. Alternatively, send a copy of your email confirmation with payment to: Brian Wick, 711 Rossland Rd E Apt 1101, Whitby, ON L1N 8Z1
(Cheques payable to "Scouts Canada".) Question? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat. January 10th and 17th, 2015 - Newcastle Village Lions Club, 20 King Ave W. Newcastle, Ontario. 8:30am-4:30pm each Saturday. $20.00
Learn the key to delivering training and support to other Scouters, based on Trainer Development I Workshop designed by Scouts Canada.
Goal: You will gain confidence and competence in presenting relevant training techniques in the Scouting context in pursuit of your goal to facilitate training. You will embrace the Scouting model of “Learn by Doing” as you pick up techniques from the masters and demonstrate your skills through the workshops. Your objective is to be able to train other Scouters in a meaningful and effective manner. Successful candidates may be called upon to help with future training on Wood Badge, Scouting skills, conference workshops and so on.
Register online: Red Cross Standard First Aid CPR AED, Oct 4/5, 2014 If you don't pay online, print your confirmation and send with payment to: Brian Wick, 711 Rossland Rd E Apt 1101, Whitby, ON L1N 8Z1 (Cheques payable to "Scouts Canada".)
Sat. September 20, 2014, 8:30am - 5:00pm, 475 Salisbury St., Oshawa. Get your game on early by learning the expectations
and realities of your position at the group level.
$35 includes course materials and breaks. (Bring your own lunch). Take away a great set of tools to manage and grow your group.
Get an orientation on and learn the benefits of using
the "Scouter Support Playbook"
All training materials have been updated to reflect the recent changes to Scouts Canada’s policies and procedures. This course
follows the national
Course Training Standards.
Email email@example.com or phone Brian 905-922-5678 for more info.
NEW You can now register online. Payment may be made via PayPal or credit card, or you may still pay by cheque.
Register online: Wood Badge 1 Group Committee/Commissioner Sat. Sep 20, 2014. If you don't pay online, you will need to bring a cheque payable to "Scouts Canada".
Online Training always available. Please go to www.MyScouts.ca for online training courses. Login and click on the RED Training Tab. Then click on E-LEARNING LOGIN. Select a course from the Training Catalog. Remember to save and "refresh" the screeen to move forward.
November 7-9, 2014 - OSHAWA Weekend Course
for Beaver, Cub, Scout, Venturer, and Group Commissioner/Group Committee Scouters. Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa.
Complete all requirements to be a Leader with the youth, or enrich your understanding of the Wood Badge I program you have done online. Spend time with other new leaders build relationships, share ideas and challenge each other to find new and exciting program ideas. Our objective is to ensure you are comfortable working with your section's youth, and you will go away with a bag of program ideas, resources and energy to take on the weekly program to the best of your ability. Training weekends are often centered around a theme.
Register Online: Woodbadge 1 - All Sections, Nov 7-9, 2014 If you don't pay online, send a cheque made out to "Scouts Canada Owasco Area" for $80.00. Registration closes October 25th, 2014 and payments must be received by Nov 1st.
Registrations and enquires to Doreen Hume McKenna firstname.lastname@example.org | 905-428-6173 | 33 Lewin Cres., Ajax, ON L1S 3A2.
Sep 12-14 and Oct 3-5, 2014 at 210 Pitman’s Bay Road, Huntsville, Ontario. ( Registration form) for Colony, Pack, Troop, and Company. Contact Dean Solway 705-380-1416 email@example.com . Register by August 15th.
Sep 19-21 and Sep 26-28, 2014 at Leatham Centre, Woodland Trails, Aurora, Ontario. ( Registration details ) for Colony, Pack, Troop, and Company. $200.00
May 1-3, & June 12-14, 2015 at Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa, Ontario. 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 the second weekend of
September every year.
Link here for full details.
Sunday (Date to be determined) from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at UOIT / Durham College. The cost to attend is $10.
Owasco, Whitby & Oshawa Areas is offering a Venturer / Rover Executive training course, open to all Venturer and Rover aged members. It is for all youth currently serving on the Executive or considering a position but need more information. You will learn the skills necessary to organize and run a high performing Venturer Company/Rover Crew. The training will be held with social time built in to the schedule to share ideas and network with other Venturer Companies, Rover Crews and their members. Link to Venturer/Rover Executive Workshop for more details.
(formerly Patrol Leader/Assistant Patrol Leader Training - now for all Scouts)
Saturday October 4, 2014 (Camp Samac) - 9:30 - 4:00 includes lunch. $20
This is a for-youth-by-youth leadership program aimed towards Scouts. We invite you to come out and learn about leadership and refine existing skills all while having fun and meeting some new fellow Scouts. Session topics will include an overview of KIM, Activity Leader, Scouter in Training, Patrol Leader, and Assistant Patrol Leader responsibilities within the Troop.
Register online: FAST Youth Leadership Training, Oct 4, 2014
More details can be found at FAST Details Page.
A leadership program aimed towards Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts.
Dec 5-7, 2014 - Focus Youth Leadership weekend, senior Scouts & Venturers. Camp Samac, Oshawa. $50, (Scouters, Trainers, QM $40.) 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.
Register online: FOCUS Youth Leadership Training for Senior Sections, Dec 5-7, 2014
WOOD BADGE PART I
Leaders recruited to all sections require certain common basic knowledge, skills and attitudes inorder 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
Scouting, like most groups of people involved in a specific activity, uses many words specific to their activity ("jargon" words). Provided here are pages with Common Scout Jargon and Scouting Abbreviations and Initialisms that you might find in Whitby Scouting.