Youth Training

Scouter Success Seminar

Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 8AM to 5PM

Central Piedmont Community College Central Campus, North Classroom Building 1320 Sam Ryburn Walk, Charlotte, NC

$20 in advance for youth and adults covers multiple sessions. Lunch option is additional $10.

Youth Leader Training, including Den Chiefs, Outdoor Ethics Guides, and Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST) for all troop leaders.

Advancement training for adults and for Scouts working toward Eagle.

“Deep Dive” courses and certifications: Scoutbook, Leave No Trace 101, CPR/AED.

CPR/AED class is an extra $16

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  • Den Chief: Both Den Leaders and Den Chiefs should attend. Den Chiefs will receive a handbook, earn the "Trained" strip, and complete a key requirement toward the Den Chief Service Award.
  • Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST). All ages. Equips youth with information about leading troops. Prerequisite for advanced youth leader courses (SEALS, NYLT, NAYLE). Adults may attend as observers so that they can deliver this at their troops.
  • Mechanics of Eagle Advancement, Part 2. All ages; Life Scouts given preference. Detailed review of the Eagle Project workbook and process.
  • Avoiding Common Eagle Application Mistakes. All ages; ideal for Life scouts and Eagle coaches.
  • BSA Leave No Trace 101.** All ages. Understand the principles of LNT and gain confidence to sign off related rank requirements. Especially recommended for troop Outdoor Ethics Guides. A good prerequisite to the 16-hour BSA Leave No Trace Trainer Course.
  • CPR/AED. All ages. Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Prerequisite for the 16-hour Wilderness First Aid. Requires pre-class work; additional cost is $16.

** Counts for the Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award, requirement 5.

  • Knots 101: Helpful strategies for teaching the knots required for the Trail to First Class; also great for Webelos leaders.
  • Lashings 101: Helpful strategies for teaching lashings required for the Trail to First Class, and to unlock the fun of pioneering!
  • Flag Etiquette: Curious about proper flag etiquette for Scouts and Scouters? Learn about the USA Flag Code and the proper way to handle, display, and store your United States flag.
  • Map & Compass Essentials: Great tricks and techniques for teaching map and compass skills to your Scouts. Through fun games and hands-on activities, they’ll master these essential skills. Please bring your own compass.
  • Hammock Camping: An introduction to why you might consider hammocks and discusses equipment, practices, tips, and other resources.