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New Courses for 2015-2016 in the Works:Jun - Keeping youth and volunteers interested for one more year (Glen Bryers) Sunday Night Workshop Series
Jul - ORCKA Canoe Tripping – Level CT1, preparing to take youth on the water (Lewis Williams)
Sep - How to Run a Parent Orientation Meeting (Craig Rendall) Sunday Night Workshop Series
Sep - Canadian Path Mentor Workshops
Sep - Avoid Frustration when Working with Youth Workshop (Michael Burdo)
Sep - Scouter's Playbook, for Scouters who Guide Others
Oct - ASIST: Suicide prevention workshop
Oct - Plan Your Major Activities for the Coming Year - Tools to Make it Easy (Bernie Loken) Sunday Night Workshop Series
Oct - FAST Leadership Training for Scout Youth
Oct/Nov – Wood Badge Part 2 Advanced Skills (White Pine Council)
Nov - Wood Badge Part 1 (Residential)
Nov - ViEW Venturer Rover Executive Workshop
Nov - RLSO Range Line Safety Officer training
Dec - FOCUS Leadership Training for Venturer Youth
Jan - Train the Trainer Workshop
Apr – FLEX Leadership Training for Cub Youth (Oshawa Youth Committee)
Apr - Outdoor Skills Course
Specialty Training: First Aid, Outdoor Skills, Cold Weather Camping, Working with Youth, Scouter's Club, Sunday Night Workshops
Specialty Training for Volunteers
Sunday Night Learning Workshops
Sessions held at St. Mark's United Church Hall, 201 Centre Street South Whitby, Open free to all Scouters.
Jun 14, 2015 7:30 pm Keeping youth and volunteers interested for one more year (Glen Bryers)
ORCKA Canoe Tripping Course Level 1
July 4/5, 2015 Canoe Trip Training- Let’s Learn To Canoe Trip THIS SUMMER 2015
This is an introductory ORCKA canoe course (CT1)- Ontario Recreational Canoe and Kayak Association. This course is designed for those who want
to learn the skills of canoe trip camping. Our trained and provincially-certified instructors will help you paddle your canoe with better control
and have fun doing it. Ever wondered about light-weight tripping without a refrigerator? We’ll help you gain valuable experience. This course
is for those who are experienced campers and who have some experience paddling a canoe in the bow and stern. Prior to the trip all participants
will learn to perform a canoe-over-canoe rescue. All participants must pass a simple swim test wearing a PFD and clothing. In addition, we
will meet to discuss menu and personal gear selection. Suitable for youth paddlers 11 years and older, including Scouters and their families.
Effectively Engaging Youth and Avoiding Scouter Frustration
Saturday Sep 19, 2015 Port Perry Scout House, 15585 Simcoe St Port Perry, ON L9L 1M3 - 9:30-3:30. Light refreshments (Bring a pack lunch). $20
Canadian Path Mentor Training
This full day mentor training course will help Service Scouters to better answer any questions and provide guidance on the Canadian Path.
This course is a must have for all Service Scouters, Area Commissioners, Area Youth Commissioners, Group Commissioners and Group Youth
ASIST Workshop - 2 Day
Oct 3-4, 2015, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Optimist Hall, 475 Salisbury Street Oshawa. ASIST is a two-day (15 hour) interactive workshop
that teaches how to intervene and save a life from suicide. Over one million people have taken the workshop. Most people thinking
about suicide don’t actually want to die, but they need help deciding to stay alive. You don’t need any prior training to attend
ASIST – just a willingness to make a difference. Outcome studies show that: participants are more willing, ready and able to help
a person at risk of suicide; and the ASIST method helps to reduce suicidal feelings for those at risk. You will receive a workbook,
wallet card and a certificate upon completion of the workshop. The regular rate is $185. A limited number of spots are available to
scouters at a rate of $80 per person due to generous support from Oshawa Optimist Club and Diamond Training Services.
Outdoor Skills Scoutcraft I & IIOctober 3-4, 2015: Scoutcraft 1 Day and Outing Activities Skills (Saturday 9am-4:30pm)
Scoutcraft II Outdoors Overnight & Long Term Activity Skills (Sunday 9am-4:30pm)
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 for one course (one day) or $60 per participant for both courses (two days). Indoor accommodations in cabin #3 is also available for a shared cost of $30. Link to Scoutcraft Outdoor Skills Workshops for full details.
Register online: Outdoor Skills Workshop Oct 3-4, 2015
Outdoor Skills Scoutcraft IIOctober 17-18, 2015: (Saturday 9am-4:30pm, continuing on Sunday)
Scouting is an outdoors program so to aid Volunteers in preparing outdoors program for the youth, we will hold a workshops to help build Leader's skills and comfort level. Held at the annual JOTA/JOTI Camp at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Clarington, this workshop will cover planning, safety, menus, cooking outdoors, first aid, camping skills, camp set-up, and information about places to go. $25 per participant does not include registration for the JOTA/JOTI Camp. Please see www.jota.ca for camp registration and details. Register online: JOTA Outdoor Skills Workshop Oct 17-18, 2015
Range Line Safety Officer training courses
It is highly recommended that each group who regularly attends the range should send at least 1 registered Scouter in good standing.
There is no cost for this course.
Train the Trainer
Sat. January 9 and 16, 2016 - Location To Be Determined. 8:30am-4:30pm each Saturday. $40.00
Learn the key to delivering training and support to other Scouters, based on Trainer Development I Workshop designed by Scouts Canada.
Scouts Canada Playbook Workshop
Sat. Feb ?, 2016, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Camp Samac, Oshawa. Scouters who service others, groups, etc. can make their job
easier by applying the Scouter's Playbook to there servicing role.
$10 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.
Email email@example.com or phone Debby 905-985-7687 for more info.
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. 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 screen to move forward.
Wood Badge Part I, for Beaver, Cub, Scout, Venturer/Rover, Group Committee/Group Commissioner (weekend)
November 13-15, 2015 - OSHAWA Weekend Course.
Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Rd E., Oshawa. Theme is "Alice in Wonderland".
Wood Badge Part II - More In-Depth Training for Volunteers
Wood Badge Part II – Colony, Pack, Troop, Company/Crew (White Pine Council)
October 2-4 in Peterborough and November 13-15, 2015 in Oshawa
Wood Badge Part II – Service Team, Commissioner (White Pine Council)
October 23-25 and November 13-15, 2015
Leadership Training for Youth Members
FAST (Fun Active Scout Training) Leadership Workshop for Scouts
(formerly Patrol Leader/Assistant Patrol Leader Training - now for all Scouts)
Venturer/Rover Executive Workshop
Sunday November 22, 2015 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Camp Samac, 1711 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa. The cost to attend is $15.
FOCUS Leadership Workshop Weekend for Senior Youth
A leadership program aimed towards Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts, senior Scouts, Activity Leaders and youth Scouters in Training.
FLEX (Fun Leadership EXperience) for Cub Scouts
Saturday April 17, 2016 Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Road East Oshawa, ON - 9:30 - 4:30 includes lunch. $25
Outdoor Camping and Tripping Skills - Workshops by 9th Venturers
Scouters, our youth in the Whitby 9th "Wilderness Tripping " Venturer Company received such a strong response to their recent workshop on outdoor camping and tripping skills from the Port Perry Venturers that they have decided to become youth trainers in outdoor skills for other groups and sections. They will attend regular section meetings and do presentations for any length of time to any section from Beavers to Rovers on any topic. Contact Lewis williams firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WOOD BADGE PART I
WOOD BADGE PART II
Scouting Dictionaries or "What are those people talking about?"
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.
Training Forms:White Pine Council course registration form
Scouts Canada physical fitness form
Whitby Area Coordinator for Training contact:Brian Wick, email@example.com
1101-711 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, L1N 8Z1