Category Archives: Training Opportunities

Youth Protection Training Required Annually

To insure that every leader’s YP training is current, Cascade Pacific Council has joined the other council’s in the Western Region to require annual updates to Youth protection.  If your last training was 2014 or earlier, it will not be accepted for the 2015-2016 charter renewal.  “We must make protecting our youth our highest priority. Our nation is looking to us to set the standard and lead.” -Todd McDonald, Program Director

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Wood Badge Changes in the Troop Requirements for Journey to Excellence for 2015

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If you have thought about attending Wood Badge, or even if you haven’t yet…there is a Night of Wood Badge dinner this week. It will be Friday, November 14th at Golda’s Kitchen on Scouters Mountain. The cost is $10 and includes dinner. You can register at http://cpcbsa.doubleknot.com/event/a-night-of-wood-badge/1605521 through November 13th.

Attend and get more information on this “Avvesome” leadership development course.

In a post by Robin Stoekler, 2015 Wood Badge Course Director…

At the Area 1 Training Conference this weekend we learned of a change to the 2015 Journey to Excellence requirements that affects Troops wishing to achieve the Gold status:
Trained leadership:
Bronze: Have a trained and engaged leaders at all levels.
Scoutmaster and assistants have completed an orientation and youth protection training.
Silver: Achieve Bronze, plus the Scoutmaster and 60% of assistants have completed position-specific training or, if new, will complete within three
months of joining.
GOLD: Achieve Silver, plus two-thirds of active committee members must have completed Troop Committee Challenge and at least one person has attended Wood Badge.

http://www.scouting.org/…/JourneyT…/scorecards/2015.aspx

A night of Wood Badge

Do you want the Bobwhites to Win?
A Night of Wood Badge Friday November 14th, 2014
Is there a Beaver in the HOUSE! Come celebrate your inner critter, Smell the smoke, fan the flames and share your stories at the 2014 A Night of Wood Badge dinner at Golda’s Kitchen Scouters Mountain, November 14th 6-8:30pm. Those Scouters interested in participating in a Wood Badge Course are encouraged to attend. Currently, the flock of Bobwhites has a commanding lead. Come on you Herds, Colonies, Parliments, Aeries, Leashes and Sleuths. Don’t let the Bevy win!
The Program will be filled with shenanigans from current and past Wood Badge Staff. This event is also for all those interested in learning about Wood Badge and those considering attending. Sign up online atwww.cpcbsa.org/register

Commissioner Basic Training

Any commissioner who has not participated in a basic training course should attend to learn how you can be a successful commissioner in supporting units to provide the best program possible. Registered unit commissioners, roundtable commission-ers and roundtable staff who complete this course, are eligible to wear the Trained strip with their commissioner badge of office.

When? Saturday November 15, 2014

There is no fee for this course, but singing up online is helpful so we know how many to ex-pect. Please go to www.cpcbsa.org/register, then click the tab marked training.

Questions? Sheryl Shake: Shakesher@aol.com. For Roundtable Commissioner Training questions contact Karen Peterson:Karena@onlinemac.com.

A Night of Wood Badge – Friday, November 14th

Come celebrate your inner critter, Smell the smoke, fan the flames and share your stories at the 2014 A Night of Wood Badge dinner at Golda’s Kitchen Scouters Mountain, Friday November 14th 6-8:30pm.  Those Scouters interested in participating in a Wood Badge Course are encouraged to attend.

Register | More Info

2014 OA Leadership Development Conference

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Wauna La-Mon’tay Lodge invites you to attend the 2014 Leadership Development Conference, the best youth-led training in the United States. Every Scout or Venturer, Age 13 or 1st Class are invited to attend.  Scouts will learn something to live, learn, lead and have FUN! You gain a once in a lifetime experience that will not only help you throughout scouting but will give you skills useful in future work and school – plus make new friends.

For complete details and registration go to http://cpcbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2014-ldc-leadership-development-conference/1603841

Eagle / Quartermaster Board Chair Training and Eagle Mentor/Project Coach Training

Saturday, September 20, 2014    8:30 a.m. there will be training to qualify (or re-qualify) to chair Eagle and Quartermaster Boards of Review in your District.  Also, learn how Eagle Mentors and Project Coaches can improve your Unit’s Trail to Eagle experiences.

It will be held at Lynchwood Church of God, 818 SE 174th Avenue     Portland, OR

For full details and a printable flyer go to 9-2014 E-Q+Mentor-Coach TRAINING NOTICE