Training

District Training Chair – Brian Kurz

Training is an essential element of a successful Scouting Unit.  As a leader in your Pack, Troop, Crew or Unit,we encourage you to promote training in your unit.

Upcoming District Training:

Registration Instructions: High Plains SM&IOLS and Baloo Promotion 2017

Scoutmaster Position Specific and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training

Is a fun-filled program of hands-on skills training in the outdoors, designed to help you master basic camp teaching skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class.

Instructors will help you learn how to set up camp, cook, work with woods tools, use ropes, planning campfire programs, map reading and compass skills, hiking and packing techniques, nature identification, and outdoor ethics. Each outdoor session will bring to life the pages of the Boy Scout Handbook to help you deliver the promise of Scouting to yourself and the youth you serve. It will increase your comfort level and give you confidence as a trained, skilled leader.  The program will also give you the opportunity to work with other Scout leaders from your area, meet new friends, and reinforce skill techniques with fellow unit leaders.

This class will be held at Lodge Pole Valley Youth Camp in Sidney, NE starting on March 31 at 6:00pm to April 1st around 6:00pm.

You must register and pay through TENTAROO at this url: Event: HIGH PLAINS SCOUT MASTER TRAINING 2017 https://longspeak.tentaroo.com/event/2419/7975/High-Plains-Scout-Master-Training-2017

Registration will cut off at the end of day on March 27th, 2017.

Registration Instructions: High Plains SM&IOLS and Baloo Promotion 2017

BASIC ADULT LEADER OUTDOOR ORIENTATION (BALOO) Training

Is a one-day training event that introduces Cub Scout parents and Cub Scout leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping. A day of fun and learning prepares pack leaders to plan and carry out “entry-level” outdoor experiences.

This class will be held at Lodge Pole Valley Youth Camp in Sidney, NE on April 1 from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

You must register and pay through TENTAROO at this url. Event: HIGH PLAINS BALOO TRAINING 2017 https://longspeak.tentaroo.com/event/2419/7976/High-Plains-BALOO-Training-2017

Registration will cut off at the end of day on March 28th, 2017.