Training Events

All scheduled training events are listed below. Click on any event for full course information.

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:30 PM
Location: Immanuel Lutheran church, Eden Prairie, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $124 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: http://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

Den Leader Training

Event Start:  Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:00 AM
Location: St. Paul Service Center, St. Paul, MN
Details: 

For a Den Leader who hasn't yet completed their position specific training, here's another opportunity!

For more information or to register, go here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4aa5a82ba64-denleader

 


Host: North Star District

Chartered Org Rep Training

Event Start:  Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:00 AM
Location: St. Paul Service Center, St. Paul, MN
Details: 

Are you a Chartered Org Rep that needs to complete your position specific training?

This is the training course for you!  For more information or to register, go here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4aa5a82ba64-chartered


Host: North Star District

Wilderness First Aid

Event Start:  Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:00 PM
Event End: Sun Apr 2, 2017 4:00 PM
Location: Rum River Scout Camp ( Thurston Lodge ), Ramsey, MN
Details: 

Participants will receive an American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid certificate and anyone participating in the Friday evening session will receive an American Red Cross Adult CPR certificate.
This certification is REQUIRED for any unit participating in a BSA High Adventure program which includes any trip to Philmont, Florida Sea Base, Northern Tier Canoe Base, and Summit Bechtel Reserve as well as any unit run high adventure program. At least two persons in each crew are required to have a current Adult CPR/AED and Wilderness First Aid certification. Certifications must accompany the tour permit for the tour permit to be granted.

Cost: $50 for Wildnerness First Aid component $10 additional for CPR component Registration will be done online at https://scoutingevent.com/250-TR2017wildernessfirstaidtraining  The registration link can also be found on the Three Rivers District website http://threerivers.nsbsa.org. Online registration closes on Friday March 24th at 11:59 pm. Contact Loren Tenold after this date to see if space is available. There will be a $10 late fee for anyone who is allowed into the course after this date. No registrations will be accepted at the door.

For more information, you can view the flyer here:  https://scoutingevent.com/attachment/BSA250/document_14841682370_3465.pdf


Limits: This course is limited to 30 participants. The course is open to any registered adult leader in Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, or Venturing in Northern Star Council. Youth members at least 14 years of age may also participate. In the event that this course fills, registration priority will be given to adults/youth in units from Three Rivers with high adventure trips scheduled between May 2017 and April 2018
In order to participate in the Wilderness First Aid Course, participants need to have a current Red Cross Adult CPR/AED certification or equivalent (certified within the past two years). If someone does not have this, has an expired card, or has a card that is about to expire, we will be offering an Adult CPR/AED course on Friday evening. Participants taking the CPR component need to check in Friday evening. Everyone else should check in Saturday morning.


Host: Three Rivers District

Trainer's EDGE

Event Start:  Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:00 AM
Event End: Sat Apr 1, 2017 4:00 PM
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Shoreview, MN
Details: 

The Trainer's EDGE is the second course in BSA's Train-the-Trainer curriculum.  It is designed for anyone who wants to improve their presentation and teaching skills.  It's a full day, but it's lots of fun!

To register, go here:  http://www.scoutingevent.com/250-TrainersEdge4012017

For more information, go here:  https://scoutingevent.com/attachment/BSA250/document_14883136710_921.pdf

 

 


Host: Council Training Committee

Spring BB & Archery Range Master Trainings

Event Start:  Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:30 AM
Event End: Sat Apr 1, 2017 4:30 PM
Location: Camp Stearns, South Haven, MN
Details: 

Sign up now for BB Gun & Archery Range Master Safety Training. Pre-registration required - limited to 20 individuals per class. See times for specific courses below.

Saturday, April 1st (combined Archery & BB $25.00)
Location: Camp Stearns, Whitewater
Course times: Archery 8:30 a.m. till noon
Archery Range Time 11:00 till noon
BB Gun 1:00 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.
BB Gun Range Time 3:00 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Register for this course


Host: Northern Star Council

Super Training Day

Event Start:  Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sat Apr 1, 2017 4:00 PM
Location: Guardian Angels Church, Oakdale, MN
Details: 

Do you need training as a:

  • Den Leader
  • Cubmaster
  • Scoutmaster
  • Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Committee Member
  • Chartered Org Rep
  • Merit Badge Counselor
  • Den Chief

If you answered "YES" to any of those positions above - then this training is for you.

For more information and to register, go here: https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-grsupertrainingday2017


Host: Great Rivers District

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun Apr 2, 2017 8:30 PM
Location: Sunnyside Lutheran church, Stacy, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $124 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: http://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

BALOO Part 1

Event Start:  Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:30 PM
Event End: Thu Apr 6, 2017 9:00 PM
Location: Paperjack Elementary School, New Richmond, WI
Details: 

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a Cub Scout Leader course designed to give Cub Scout Leaders the basics in how to camp.

It is being offered in a two part format as part the Eagle River Roundtables.  All are welcome.  For details, go here:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2gJnXQBbsudSDF0cW9zRWd5eGc


Host: Eagle River District

CANCELLED: Outdoor Leader Training Part 2

Event Start:  Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:30 PM
Event End: Thu Apr 6, 2017 9:00 PM
Location: Paperjack Elementary School, New Richmond, WI
Details: 

This is part 2 of either OWLS (Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills) or IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills).  It is offered as part of the Eagle River Roundtable.

Please see this form for important details : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2gJnXQBbsudSVJySlJMdVFUQ2M


Host: Eagle River District

Volunteer Climbing Tower, Foundations I & II Training

Event Start:  Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:00 PM
Event End: Sun Apr 9, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: Stearns Scout Camp, South Haven, MN
Details: 

April 7-9, 2017 Stearns Scout Camp $35/person

Class covers: The basics of climbing, Belaying and Tower Setup, Tower Management, Adaptive climbing techniques, Climbing Rescues and more.

At the end of the class you will be certified as a Level II Climbing Instructor and can open and manage programs at any of our Councils Towers.

Register Online


Host: Northern Star Council

University of Scouting

Event Start:  Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:30 AM
Event End: Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:00 PM
Location: Lakeville South High School, Lakeville, MN
Details: 

University of Scouting is one of the largest one day training events in the country. Come and take your basic training or learn from a multitude of supplemental courses.

To register, go here: https://scoutingevent.com/250-spring2017uos


Host: Council Training Committee

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:30 PM
Location: Immanuel Lutheran church, Eden Prairie, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $124 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: http://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster & Outdoor Leader Skills Weekend

Event Start:  Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:00 PM
Event End: Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:00 PM
Location: Rum River Scout Camp (Thurston Lodge), Ramsey, MN
Details: 
Three Rivers District
Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster &
Outdoor Leader Skills Weekend

April 28th-30th, 2017
Cost is $10.00
Rum River Scout Camp

15659 St. Francis Blvd NW, Ramsey MN 55303

Registration closes April 20th, 11:59PM

This training is being held during the Three Rivers Boy Scout Camporee.  So while the Scouts are out doing their thing, have your new Scoutmasters come and get their training done!!!

Watch the District Website for late additions, announcements and a map to the camp. ThreeRivers.NSBSA.org

Questions please contact Steve Smuder at ssmuder@gmail.com or Mel Johnson at 612-590-9002 or mack6k@gmail.com

 

To register, go here:  https://scoutingevent.com/250-TR2017OLS

For the flyer, go here:  https://scoutingevent.com/attachment/BSA250/document_14841661870_3465.pdf

 

 


Host: Three Rivers District

BALOO Part 2

Event Start:  Thu May 04, 2017 6:30 PM
Event End: Thu May 4, 2017 9:00 PM
Location: Paperjack Elementary School, New Richmond, WI
Details: 

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a Cub Scout Leader course designed to give Cub Scout Leaders the basics in how to camp.

It is being offered in a two part format as part the Eagle River Roundtables.  All are welcome.  For details, go here:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2gJnXQBbsudSDF0cW9zRWd5eGc


Host: Eagle River District

CANCELLED: Outdoor Leader Training Part 3

Event Start:  Thu May 04, 2017 6:30 PM
Event End: Thu May 4, 2017 9:00 PM
Location: Paperjack Elementary School, New Richmond, WI
Details: 

This is part 3 of either OWLS (Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills) or IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills).  It is offered as part of the Eagle River Roundtable.

Please see this form for important details : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2gJnXQBbsudSVJySlJMdVFUQ2M


Host: Eagle River District

Leave No Trace Training (LNT) at Stearns

Event Start:  Fri May 05, 2017 7:30 AM
Event End: Sun May 7, 2017 12:00 PM
Location: Stearns Scout Camp, South Haven, MN
Details: 
Why register for Leave No Trace Training?  Make your typical outing or high adventure trip well planned and lower impact! Understand what to do and when.

Become comfortable sharing information with others and ready to take ideas back to your unit by teaching one LNT principle. Try activities for group events!

When:   May 5-7, 2017

Where:   Stearns Scout Camp. Arrive Saturday by 7:30 am  for check in at Crowther Lodge. Graduation 10:30am Sunday. Leave after cleanup

Cost: $35. includes food, materials and LNT Trainer recognition

What to Bring:  tent, sleeping bag, pad, small day pack for hiking, mess kit and utensils, water bottle, bug spray, rain gear and usual personal gear, etc and props for teaching 


Registration Page Questions? Contact: Heidi Groven at hlgroven@gmail.com


Host: Northern Star Council

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat May 06, 2017 8:30 AM
Event End: Sun May 7, 2017 8:00 PM
Location: Brooklyn United Methodist church, Brooklyn Center, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $124 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: http://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Event Start:  Sat May 13, 2017 7:30 AM
Event End: Sat May 13, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp Sheltter II, Houlton, WI
Details: 

This course is the outdoor portion of Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster training required to be trained for your position.  For more information and to register, go here:

https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-griolstraining2017


Host: Great Rivers District

BALOO/OWLS

Event Start:  Sat May 13, 2017 7:30 AM
Event End: Sat May 13, 2017 5:00 PM
Location: Rum River Scout Camp ( Thurston lodge ), Ramsey, MN
Details: 

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) and OWL (Outdoor Skills for Webelos Leaders) training is a one day training event that introduces cub scout leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoors activities. Everyone will learn and enjoy this event together. Successful completion of this training will result in an increased level of confidence and a willingness to plan age-appropriate outdoor activities.

Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2017
Time: Gathering 7:30am Training 8:00am-5:00pm (bring your own lunch)
Place: Rum River Scout Camp ( Thurston lodge )
15659 St Francis Blvd NW, Ramsey, MN 55303
Cost: $10.00


The training will include planning, meal preparation, campfire programs, first aid, nature hikes, games and cook-ing. Scattered throughout the day are plenty of the four S's; songs, stunts, stories and showmanship.
BALOO / OWL training is for everyone who works with the Cub Scouts. That includes Den leaders, Cubmaster, and Committee members.
BALOO AND OWL training learning Objectives:
1. Understand the focus of the Cub Scout level of the BSA outdoor program.
2. Acquire the skills and confidence necessary to plan and carry out successful Cub Scout-level outdoor activi-ties.
3. Increase their knowledge of the resource available from the BSA for carrying out this activity.
With proper planning and your BALOO/ OWL training leader, your pack will be set for a fun and exciting adven-ture of the great outdoors.

For more information, view the flyer here: https://scoutingevent.com/attachment/BSA250/document_14837368280_3465.pdf

To register, go here: https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-TRBalooOwl2017


Host: Three Rivers District

Outdoor Leader Training

Event Start:  Sat May 13, 2017 8:30 AM
Event End: Sat May 13, 2017 4:30 PM
Location: Trollhaugen, Dresser, WI
Details: 

IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills) for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters.

OWLS (Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills) for Webelos Leaders and Assistant Webelos Leaders

For more information go here:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2gJnXQBbsudSVJySlJMdVFUQ2M


Host: Eagle River District

Boy Scout Leader Training Weekend

Event Start:  Sat May 20, 2017 7:30 AM
Event End: Sun May 21, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: Phillippo Scout Reservation (Ramsey Shelter), Cannon Falls, MN
Details: 

Spend the weekend at Phillippo and get trained for any position as a Boy Scout Leader!

For more information:  https://scoutingevent.com/attachment/BSA250/document_14865893190_922.pdf

To register:  https://scoutingevent.com/250-rhtrainingweekend2017


Host: Rolling Hills, Prairie Lakes, Chief Black Dog

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat May 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun May 21, 2017 8:30 PM
Location: Immanuel Lutheran church, Eden Prairie, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $124 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: http://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

Volunteer COPE and Climbing Training

Event Start:  Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:00 PM
Event End: Fri Jun 9, 2017 3:00 PM
Location: Tomahawk Scout Reservations, Birchwood, WI
Details: 

Tomahawk Scout Camp

June 1-7, 2017
June 1-3 Foundations Level I: Learn the basics of climbing, belaying and tower setup
June 3-5 Foundations Level II: Learn tower management, adaptive climbing techniques, climbing rescues and more. (Prerequisite: Foundations Level I class or permission of class instructors)
June 5-7 COPE: $50/person per level of climbing

Register Online


Host: Northern Star Council

Natural Rock - Training (Volunteers & Camp Staff)

Event Start:  Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:00 PM
Event End: Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:30 PM
Location: Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp, Houlton, WI
Details: 

Northern Star Council will be offering Natural Rock Face Climbing Training for Camp Staff in June 2017.

After you have learned the basics of climbing, belaying and tower setup, rescues why not go the next step Natural Rock climbing.

June 9-11 Natural Rock (Taylors Falls) stay at Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp, this includes food, lodging, transportation to Taylors Falls and back, training materials and staff. Plan to arrive by 5:30 p.m. on the evening of this session

  • Meals are provided in the building
  • Lodging will be in the Bunk beds are provided you need to bring your own sleeping bag and toiletries.
  • For further information contact Conan Callopy at ccollopy@bsatroop82-pack24.com or Nick Peterson at npeterson@northernstarbsa.org

Register Online


Host: Northern Star Council

Leave No Trace Training (LNT) at Phillippo

Event Start:  Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:00 AM
Event End: Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:00 PM
Location: Phillippo Scout Reservation, Cannon Falls, MN
Details: 
Why register for Leave No Trace Training?  Make your typical outing or high adventure trip well planned and lower impact! Understand what to do and when.

Become comfortable sharing information with others and ready to take ideas back to your unit by teaching one LNT principle. Try activities for group events!

When:   June 10-11, 2017

Where:   Phillippo Scout Camp. Arrive Saturday by 7:30 am  for check in at LeSueur Lodge. Graduation 10:30am Sunday. Leave after cleanup

Cost: $35. includes food, materials and LNT Trainer recognition

What to Bring:  tent, sleeping bag, pad, small day pack for hiking, mess kit and utensils, water bottle, bug spray, rain gear and usual personal gear, etc and props for teaching 

Registration Page Questions? Contact: Heidi Groven at hlgroven@gmail.com


Host: Northern Star Council

Leave No Trace Master Educator at Tomahawk

Event Start:  Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:00 PM
Event End: Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Tomahawk Scout Reservation, Birchwood, WI
Details: 
Attend the regional Leave No Trace Master Educator front country course August 24-29, 2017.  Learn, Apply and Teach the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace for planning high adventures and weekend camping.  Includes activities and hikes with first two days focused on weekend camping and 3 days back country focus.  Located at Tomahawk Scout Reservation north of Rice Lake,WI.

COST: $250. 

$100 deposit with registration.

Late registration at $280 starts 7/21/17. Registration closes 8/04/17. Register Here

Must be at least 18 years of age and a registered BSA member.   A BSA Health Form signed by a physician is needed at check in. http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx


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