Training Events

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

Chainsaw Safety Training

Event Start:  Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:00 AM
Event End: Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:00 AM
Location: NSC Camps, St Paul, MN
Details: Northern Star Council is offering Chainsaw Safety Training on several dates, different camp locations. Chainsaw training is required if you are planning to operate a chainsaw on Northern Star Council camp properties. Events such as Conclaves and Alumni Work Weekends benefit from trained volunteers. Cutting is always done at the discretion of the Camp Ranger and/or council staff. LOCATIONS AND DATES: https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-chainsawtrng20172018 Kiwanis Scout Camp: November 11, 2017 Phillippo Scout Camp: April 21, 2018 Stearns Scout Camp: September 22, 2018
Host: Camp Rangers

Combined BB Gun & Archery Rangemaster Training

Event Start:  Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:00 AM
Event End: Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:00 AM
Location: Council Camps, St. Paul, MN
Details: Through some very dedicated volunteers the council is offering opportunities for BB Gun and/or Archery Rangemaster trainings. These trainings will allow unit leaders to run their own ranges at our council camps. Find an adult from your Pack/Troop/Crew to attend one of these trainings so you are ready to offer BB Gun and Archery for your unit youth. Certification is for 2 years. For dates and locations click here: https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-bbarcheryrangemastertraining2018
Host: Shooting Sports Committee

Chain Saw Safety Trainings

Event Start:  Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:00 AM
Event End: Thu Nov 1, 2018 6:00 AM
Location: Council Camps, St. Paul, MN
Details: LOCATIONS AND DATES: Kiwanis Scout Camp: November 11, 2017 Phillippo Scout Camp: April 21, 2018 Stearns Scout Camp: September 22, 2018 www.scoutingevent.com/250-chainsawtrng20172018 to register
Host: Camp Rangers

BB Gun Archery Training

Event Start:  Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:00 AM
Event End: Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:00 AM
Location: Council Camps, Rural, MN
Details: Sign up for BB Gun and Archery Rangemaster Safety Training. There are many opportunities coming this spring and fall to get trained so you can run your Scouting unit's ranges at our council camps. Certification is food for 2 years! Dates and locations vary so visit our registration sites for details. Spring Opportunities: SpringBBArchery Fall Opportunities: FallBBArchery
Host: Shooting Sports Committee

Youth Protection - In-person

Event Start:  Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:30 AM
Event End: Sat Oct 6, 2018 12:00 PM
Location: Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, MN
Details: 

It is the mission within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.  Youth Protection training is a prerequisite for BSA membership and must be retaken every two years.  This course will present a rich set of content and provide an opportunity for question and answers - something not available via the on-line training version.


Host: Chief Black Dog District

Youth Protection - In-person

Event Start:  Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:15 PM
Event End: Sat Oct 6, 2018 2:45 PM
Location: Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, MN
Details: 

It is the mission within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.  Youth Protection training is a prerequisite for BSA membership and must be retaken every two years.  This course will present a rich set of content and provide an opportunity for question and answers - something not available via the on-line training version.


Host: Chief Black Dog District

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Fall 2018

Event Start:  Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:00 PM
Event End: Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:30 AM
Location: Phillippo Scout Camp, 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: October 12-14, 2018 Where: Phillippo Scout Camp. Arrive Friday for camp set up by 6:00 p.m. for check in at Radisson Lodge. Graduation 10:30 am Sunday. Leave after cleanup Cost: $45. includes food, materials and LNT Trainer recognition Pre-req: You must take the online LNT Awareness course link is within the REGISTRATION SITE: REGISTER HERE prior to coming to class; bring your training certificate. Questions? Contact: Heidi Groven at hlgroven@gmail.com
Host: Conservation Committee

BB & Archery Range Master - Combined

Event Start:  Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:45 AM
Event End: Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:00 PM
Location: Phillippo Scout Reservation, Cannon Falls, MN
Details: 

A combined session to train BSA volunteers as Range Masters for the safe supervision and operation of the BB and Archery ranges.  This certification is good for 2 years.  Bring a snack or lunch.

REGISTER HERE


Host: Council Shooting Sports

Archery Range Master

Event Start:  Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:15 AM
Event End: Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:30 AM
Location: Rum River Scout Camp, Anoka, MN
Details: 

A session training BSA volunteers as Range Masters focused on the safe supervision and operation of the Archery ranges. Certification is good for 2 years.

 

REGISTER HERE


Host: Council Shooting Sports

BB Range Master

Event Start:  Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:15 PM
Event End: Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:30 PM
Location: Rum River Scout Camp, Anoka, MN
Details: 

BSA volunteers are trained as Range Masters focused on the safe supervision and operation of the BB gub ranges. Certification is good for 2 years.REGISTER HERE


Host: Council Shooting Sports