A cornerstone of the BSA program is training. There are many opportunities available to both youth and adult leadership at the local, council, and national levels to further develop. Some of these trainings will be conducted in your unit; others are available for you to work on by yourself. Below are some of the upcoming local and council training events.

Here is a list of planned training for 2023. More details will be posted below as they become available:

  • Jan 11 – The Fundamentals of Training
  • Jan 14 – The Trainer’s EDGE
  • Feb 11 – Iron and Fire Cooking
  • Mar 18 – Leader-Specific Training
  • Mar 25 – CPR/AED/First Aid Training
  • Apr 15 – Den Leader Huddle
  • May 5-7 – Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
  • May 5-7 – Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
  • Jun 10 – Cub Scout Shooting Sports Training
  • Aug 23 – The Fundamentals of Training
  • Aug 26 – The Trainer’s EDGE
  • Sep 23 – Cub Scout Leader Position-Specific Training
  • Oct 28-29 – Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
  • Oct 28-29 – Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
  • Nov 4 – University Of Scouting (Council Event)

For current information about leader training available across the Occoneechee Council, check the council calendar.

If you need help finding or setting up training in order to better serve our youth, please contact your District Training Chair.