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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
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.
All current Range Line Safety Officers wishing to recertify must attend the Pellet training regardless of how many ranges they have run for groups other than their own. We have new Daisy rifles this year which involve new procedures.
RLSOs wishing to recertify for archery only may attend the beginning of any training session for a brief update and then may write the recertification test.
Pellet training Wednesday Nov 26th, 7-10pm
Archery training, Thursday Nov 27th, 7-10pm
Archery training, Saturday Nov 29th, 9am-12pm
Pellet training, Saturday Nov 29th, 1-3pm
Register online: Range Line Safety Officer training courses. Contact Ute Sack at email@example.com if you have questions.
Sat. January 10th and 17th, 2015 - Newcastle Town Hall, Lion's Den, 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: Train the Trainer Workshop, Jan 10 & 17, 2015 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".)
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.
April 25 (day), May 22-24, June 19-21, 2015
Peterborough Scout House, Cobourg Scout Reserve and Brookwood Scout Camps (Norwood). 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. Contact: Kelly Gilbert 705-745-0164 for more information.
Saturday April 25/15 : Outdoor Skills training - mandatory (except group committee) Arrive between 9am, sessions until 8pm.
Participants will have the option to spend the night Friday night if necessary. Also open other Scouters who want to take an Outdoor Skills component, but don't necessarily have time to take the Part II.
May 22 - 24/15 First full weekend at Cobourg Scout Reserve, Baltimore.
June 19 - 21/15 Second full weekend at Brookwood Scout Reserve, Norwood.
Online Registration open soon.
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.