Mega Training

May 20-22, 2016
Lost Pines Scout Reservation


This is a wonderful opportunity for you to meet volunteers from throughout our council and be trained in the wonderful Spring weather at Lost Pines Scout Reservation. CLICK on the links below to register for a class or classes:

Saturday 8am to 5pm
Cost:  $15.00
BALOO – Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation Training is for all Cub Scout leaders and parents. This training course covers the skills & resources needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping. Completion of this training is required before a pack can go on a campout.  The course is limited to a minimum of 6.

Campmaster Training
Saturday 8am to 12noon
Cost:  $5.00
Campmaster Training is for adults who want to learn to operate the areas within Lost Pines Scout Reservation and Camp Tom Wooten.  You will learn the set up and guidelines for assisting the rangers run the camps over a weekend.

Friday  7pm to 10pm
Cost:  $5.00
This two hour classroom session covers practical applications of Chaplain duties and responsibilities. Trained Chaplains and Chaplain Program committee members teach the class, offering real-world experience and discussion. The training covers practical guidelines for unit religious services, training in crisis intervention techniques and general references for common conditions like ADD/ADHD, homesickness, etc. as well as differences in the respective faiths within the Capitol Area Council.  You should have completed the Phase One Fast Start online training before taking part in this course.

Chaplain Outdoor Training
Saturday 8am to Sunday 12noon
Cost:  $30.00
This training involves the adult Chaplain’s working relationship with the Scout Chaplain Aide. It is part of an overnight camp, and will involve elements of the C.O.P.E. program. There will also be a service project, Scouts’ Own Interfaith Services as well as promotion of Scouting’s religious awards program. You should have completed the Phase One Fast Start online training and Phase Two Classroom training before taking part in this course.

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills
Friday 7pm to Sunday 12noon
Cost:  $45.00
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide Boy Scout leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start and guide a program the right way. Completion of this course is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Boy Scout Handbook. Minimum required for the course: 10.  Maximum require: 48.

Saturday 8am to 9pm
Cost:  $25.00
OWL - Outdoor WEBELOS Leader Training is for all WEBELOS leaders. This training course covers the skills & resources needed to teach the outdoor activity badges and helps to provide good & safe outdoor experiences. Completion of this training is required before a WEBELOS den can go on a campout.  The course is limited to a minimum of 6

Paddle Craft Training
Friday 7 pm -Saturday 3 pm
Cost:  $30.00
This course provides leaders with the basic skills and knowledge needed to supervise most float trips using canoes. Those taking the course must be ready to pass the BSA Swimmer test.


Saturday 3 pm -Sunday  2 pm
Cost:  $30.00
This course provides leaders with information and in-the-water skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to swimming emergencies during unit swimming activities. It also expands awareness instruction provided by Safe Swim Defense training to include basic water rescue skills and the unit leader completing the training will be prepared to conduct the standard BSA swim classification tests

Friday 7 pm -Sunday 2 pm
Combo Cost:  $50.00

For more information contact: Staci Kilpatrick at staci_30@yahoo.com