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Event: University of Scouting – Oct 24, 2015

University-of-ScoutingEach year, the Orange County Council puts on University of Scouting.

WHEN:
October 24, 2015 @ 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
WHERE:
Santiago Canyon College
8045 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92869
COST:
$14.00 or $15.00 at door & $2.00 parking fee
CONTACT:
James Styczynski
(714) 546-8558 x. 112

 

CLASSES

GENERAL INTEREST CLASSES

(FOR ADULT LEADERS & INTERESTED PARENTS)

 

GEN1 Flag Etiquette (P1)

This course will go over proper flag etiquette to be used at various ceremonies and meetings.  Proper handling, display, saluting and more will be covered.

 

GEN2 BSA-LDS Relations (P2)

An overview of how the LDS church can utilize the BSA program at all levels for the benefit of the Church and its mission.  It will go over how to utilize the program to its full potential.

 

GEN3 Meet the Leaders (P3)

For all interested members and non-members of the BSA.

Jeff Herrmann, Orange County Council’s President and Scout Executive, Bob Thiergarten, Council Chairman, and Greg Beck, Council Commissioner will discuss the future of the council and the Boy Scouts of America and answer any and all questions.

 

GEN4 Cycling in Southern California (P4)

Tighten the saddle, put air in the tires, adjust the brakes, and add excitement and adventure to your Pack, Troop, Team, or Crew with an active cycling program for your unit.  Learn to bring the fun of cycling to your youth including discussions on safety, equipment, planning, trails, and patch awards.

 

GEN5 Put the “Outing” in Sc-outing. (P1)

This class will go over various activities that can be done on outing trips such as hiking, camping and backpacking.  Leave No Trace, low impact, fun activities will all be covered!

 

GEN6 Religious Awards (P2)

Come learn about Religious Emblems and how they support a Scout’s “Duty to God”. All religious denominations have programs available for Cubs through adults.  An overview will be presented plus where information can be obtained and how your Scout can earn the emblem of his faith.

 

GEN7 International Scouting (P3)

Learn about the opportunities available to your Scout including World Jamboree, non-BSA National & Provincial Jamborees, Exchange & Hosting Programs, Jamboree-on-the-Air, Jamboree-on-the Internet, Jamboree-on-the-Trail, World Friendship Fund, International Conference at Philmont, and International Service Awards.

 

GEN8 Understand ADD/ADHD & Special Needs Scouting (P4)

Do you work with ADD/ADHD, physically handicapped, or mentally challenged youth?    Learn new stimulating methods, program ideas, and trails of advancement to inspire your youth.

 

GEN9 Re-chartering the Easy Way (P5)

Frustrated by the re-chartering process?  Then this class is for you!  You will learn the various steps of the re-chartering process to help you get that packet in on time!

 

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GEN10 On Line Advancement (P4 or P5)

Time to complete your unit’s advancement report but not sure how to?  With this course on the steps of Online Advancement you will become an expert!

 

GEN11 Risk Management (P5)

This class will show you and your unit how to avoid risk and keep your youth and staff safe while Scouting!  Everything from hazardous weather, water hazards, and hazards on the trail to general safety outside will be discussed and enable you to manage risk!

 

GEN12 Recruiting Success Workshop-Prepare Now for Spring (P4)

This workshop is designed to help Unit leaders plan for Spring Recruiting.  Spring is the best time to do recruiting for kindergarten youth and for doing a major recruiting for other grades.  Learn how the kindergarteners should be invited and made welcome and become a part of the pack.  We will show you how to Prepare now for Spring to make it most successful and easiest on your volunteers.

 

GEN13 How to Guarantee Your Parents Participate in Your Pack (P5)

This workshop is designed to help Units with increasing parent involvement within the Unit.  It will discuss ways to identify where parents can assist the Unit, key components in requesting assistance, and setting expectations for participating.

 

GEN14 Year-Round Recruiting, Peer to Peer Recruiting and Invitations

This workshop is designed to help Unit leaders in developing a year-round recruiting program.  Participants will learn effective methods when utilizing peer-to-peer recruiting methods such as invitations.  This course will also identify key events when invitations and peer-to-peer conversations are most beneficial.

 

GEN15 Social Media Resources for Scouting (P2)

Do you text, tweet, post, pin, blog, vlog, or cast?  BSA does.  Want to learn about the new Cub Scouting program? Download a BSA podcast and listen to it on your drive to work in the mornings. Don’t know what any of those things are? Come learn about the various sites and technologies already being utilized by the BSA and the Orange County Council, and where to find them.   The next generation of Scouting volunteers is already using them so learn how your units can tap into current resources and communication tools.  Recommendations and requirements on how to build your own sites will also be discussed.

 

CUB SCOUT LEADER CLASSES

(FOR ADULT LEADERS & INTERESTED PARENTS OF BOYS IN 1ST   THROUGH 5TH GRADE)

 

CUB1 Cubmaster Primer (P1 or P2)

Suggested Class for Cubmasters and Interested Parents

So you have decided to be a Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster or even just thinking of being one.  This class is just for you!  Learn what the Cubmaster’s job description really is according to BSA, and get a bunch of tips to boot!

 

CUB2 Imaginative Pack Meetings (P4 or P5)

Suggested Class for Cubmasters and Interested Parents

The pack meeting is the time to “join” the pack as one big family. Learn how to organize and lead this party, including entertainment, adult play-acting, decorations, jokes, ceremonies, stunts, skits, songs, run-ons, cheers & sparklers, focusing on exciting Pack meetings that involve all ages.

 

CUB3 Cub Camping Introduction  (P3)

Suggested Class for Cubmasters and Pack/ Parent Committee Members

Camping is an integral and important part of the Scouting program.  Learn how to bring a Cub Scout and Webelos camping program to your unit. Learn who can go camping, where & when to go, what to take, and what to do once you arrive.  Learn about some of the BSA formal training programs available to you and the adults in your unit.

 

CUB4 Exciting Cub Scout Awards  (P1)

Suggested Class for Cubmasters and Pack/Parent Committee Members

Want to give your Cub program zip?  Reward your Cubs with colorful patches, belt loops, and pins.  Learn how Orange County Council’s High Adventure Team’s (HAT) Cub Adventure comprehensive recognition program can guide, enhance, motivate, and recognize participants in your Pack’s outdoor program from the sea to the desert.

 

CUB5 (BOY14) Webelos Transition (P2 or P3)

Suggested Class for Webelos Den Leaders, Scoutmasters, ASMs, and Interested Parents

Transitioning from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts is a major step that needs careful investigation.  Learn how to make this transition successful through Webelos transition fairs, Den Chiefs, invitations from Boy Scout Troops, Cub Scout Day Camps, Camporees, Camporalls, bridging ceremonies, and resident camps and learn the responsibilities of the Troop and the Pack.

 

CUB6 Blue & Gold Banquet  (P5)

Suggested Class for Pack/Parent Committee Members

Blue and Gold is the pinnacle of the Cub Scouting calendar.  Learn how to plan this February Cub Scout Birthday Celebration, from start to finish.  Tips and ideas, decorations and sample program agendas will be discussed.

 

CUB7 (BOY15) A Scout Leaders Naturalist Guide (P4)

Suggested Class for Cubmasters,Pack/Parent Committee Members, Scoutmasters and ASM, and Troop/ Parent Committee Members

Learn the tools and knowledge to ignite the spark in your Scouts to learn about the natural world around them.  This hands on program will discover rocks, leaves and trees, reptiles, mammals, birds, poisonous plants and animals and local nature centers.  You will take home a useful handbook.

 

BOY SCOUT LEADER CLASSES

(FOR ADULT LEADERS & INTERESTED PARENTS OF BOYS AGE 11 THRU 17)

 

BOY1 Now You’re a Scoutmaster or ASM – What Next? (P1 or P2)

Suggested Class for Scoutmasters, ASMs and Interested Parents

Learn about the priorities for new Scoutmasters and ASMs in developing and guiding youth leadership at Troop meetings, Patrol Leader’s Council and working with the Troop Parent’s Committee.

 

BOY2 The Patrol Method (P4 or P5)

Suggested Class for Scoutmasters, ASMs & Interested Parents

Learn to encourage and train youth leaders to plan, delegate, and conduct and evaluate the meetings and high adventures they develop and are responsible for with advice from the Scoutmaster.  Learn the meaning of reflection and why failing successfully is not failure.

 

BOY3 Advancement – Scout to First Class (P2 or P3)

Suggested Class for Scoutmasters, ASMs, and Troop/Parent Committee Members

Learn tips & techniques to encourage “new” Scout advancement to First Class while participating in high adventure activities, youth leadership and experiencing the FUN of Scouting.

 

BOY4

 

BOY5 Developing Youth Leaders (P3 or P4)

Suggested Class for Scoutmasters, ASMs,Venturing Advisers, Skippers & Interested Parents

Learn about the effective leadership training available to your youth including the Youth Leader Training, the Council’s six day National Youth Leader Training (NYLT), and the National Advanced Youth Leader Experience (NAYLE), a six day outdoor leadership course conducted several times each summer at Philmont Training Center.

 

 

 

 

BOY6 How to Conduct BORs (P5)

Suggested Class for Troop/Parent Committee Members

Suggested Class for Crew/Parent Committee Members

Where and when is a Board of Review (BOR) held?  Who presides over and participates in a Board of Review?  How is a Scout counseled that is not ready for a BOR?  How is a non-advancement BOR held?  The answers are here.

 

BOY7 Scouts & Communication Technology (P4 or P5)

Suggested Class for Troop/Parent Committee Members

Electronics and Scouting do not mix!  Or do they?  The use of communication technology is rapidly being integrated into mainstream Scouting events, such as National Jamborees, NOACs, and other events.  We will discuss the benefits (and problems) with youth using communication technology during Scouting events.

 

BOY8 First Year Backpacking (P1)

Suggested Class for Leaders of Boy Scouts & Venturers

The first few backpacks a new Scout takes must be a positive experience to develop a love of the wilderness.  Learn how to establish a first year backpacking program that develops the skill and confidence to become an experienced trekker.  Learn about locations, equipment and awards that can be earned.

 

BOY9 Tailgate Camping – Novice to Expert (P2)

Suggested Class for Leaders of Boy Scouts & Venturers

Learn about the activities and equipment needed for the camper graduating from backyard to wilderness.  Checkout beaches, mountains, deserts, and forests, and learn the proper safety procedures, equipment, and permits needed.  Discover new and exciting activities for your campout and where to go.

 

BOY10 Responsibilities of a Troop Committee (P3)

Suggested Class for Troop/Parent Committee Members

Great Troops begin with great Troop Committees.  Learn how the Troop Committee can support the youth’s yearly program planning, service projects, training, summer camp, Scout-O-Rama, camping, backpacking and high adventure activities.  The ins and outs of record keeping, delegating, advancement, awards, financing, and most important motivation are discussed.

 

BOY11, Merit Badge Counselor Training (P2)

Suggested Class for Scoutmasters, ASMs, Troop/Parent Committee Members, Merit Badge Counselors, Prospective MB Counselors, & Interested Parents

A review will be held pertaining to the BSA National Merit Badge policies and procedures.

 

BOY13 (ADV5) Orienteering, the Sport (P4)

Suggested Class for Scoutmasters, ASMs, Interested Parents

Cunning Running or the Thinking Sport.  Is your unit seeking to combine strenuous physical activity with a stimulating intellectual challenge?  Does your unit need to improve their map reading skills? There is something for Cubs, Scouts and Venturers.  Join us and find out about O-meets and the challenge awaiting.

 

 

 

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BOY14 (CUB5) Webelos Transition (P2 or P3)

Suggested Class for Webelos Den Leaders, Scoutmasters, ASMs, and Interested Parents

Transitioning from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts is a major step that needs careful investigation.  Learn how to make this transition successful through Webelos transition fairs, Den Chiefs, invitations from Boy Scout Troops, Cub Scout Day Camps, Camporees, Camporalls, bridging ceremonies, and resident camps and learn the responsibilities of the Troop and the Pack.

 

BOY15 (CUB7) A Scout Leaders Naturalist Guide (P4)

Suggested Class for Cubmasters,Pack/Parent Committee Members, Scoutmasters and ASM, and Troop/Parent Committee Members

Learn the tools and knowledge to ignite the spark in your Scouts to learn about the natural world around them.  This hands on program will discover rocks, leaves and trees, reptiles, mammals, birds, poisonous plants and animals and local nature centers.  You will take home a useful handbook.

 

INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTURE

(SUGGESTED CLASSES FOR LEADERS OF BOY SCOUTS AND VENTURERS)

 

ADV1 Long-Term Sierra Backpack Treks (Two Period Class – P1 & P2)

Do you want to take the next step up from weekend backpacking in the local mountains and deserts to what John Muir called the “Range of Light”, the mighty Sierra Nevada.  Multi-day treks in the Sierra can be the peak of the Scouting experience.  Come and learn how!  A plethora oc cool High Adventure Awards for these treks are available for Scouts and Venturers earn.  See www.hat.ocbsa.org.

 

ADV2 High Adventure Cycling (P1)

Are you looking for some new Cycling Merit Badge locations away from the city or concrete river beds?  Do the 50 miler in Death Valley National Park.  Come learn from experienced veterans about logistics, hazards, and other planning issues.  This session will also introduce other High Adventure cycling adventures.  See www.hat.ocbsa.org.

 

ADV3 Desert Backpacking (P3)

Learn how to trek the deserts of Joshua Tree (Boy Scout Trail in Indian Cove), Eastern Mojave, Anza Borrego, and Death Valley from an experienced desert rat.  A plethora of High Adventure Awards can be earned.  See www.hat.ocbsa.org.

 

ADV4 Basic High Adventure Team  Certification (P3)

This course will qualify leaders of their units to earn the non-backpacking Cub Adventure Awards and the Boy Scout and Venturer High Adventure Awards.  See www.hat.ocbsa.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ADV 5 (BOY 13) Orienteering, the Sport (P4)

Cunning Running or the Thinking Sport.  Is your unit seeking to combine strenuous physical activity with a stimulating intellectual challenge?  Does your unit need to improve their map reading skills? There is something for Cubs, Scouts and

Venturers.  Join us and find out about O-meets and the challenge awaiting.

 

VENTURING LEADER CLASSES (FOR ADULT LEADERS, & YOUTH LEADERS OF 13 TO 20 YEAR OLDS)

 

VEN1 What’s New in Venturing (P1)

 

VEN2 Venturing New Advancement (P2)

 

VEN3 Working With Venturing Youth Officers (P3)

 

DEN CHIEF TRAINING

(FOR BOY SCOUTS AND YOUTH CREW MEMBERS)

 

DC1 Den Chief Training (All Day Class)

An all day series of exciting activities that prepare Den Chiefs to become leaders and mentors of Tiger Cubs, Wolf & Bear Cub Scouts, or Webelos Scouts.  Actively serving as Den Chief for a prescribed length of time can satisfy leadership requirements in a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew.  Bring your Den Chief Handbook, pencil, and paper.  You may want to write down the address of a new friend.

 

COMMISSIONERS COLLEGE

(FOR UNIT COMMISSIONERS, ASSISTANT DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS AND DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS)

 

COM1 Commissioners Basic (P1)

 

COM2 Commissioners Basic (P2)

 

COM3 Commissioners Basic (P3)

 

COM4 Commissioners Basic (P4)

 

COM5 Commissioners Basic (P5)

 

COM6 Bachelor of Commissioner Science (P1)

BCS-116 Collaborative Assessments

 

COM7 Bachelor of Commissioner Science (P2)

BCS-106 Commissioners Priorities

 

COM8 Bachelor of Commissioner Science (P3)

BCS-130 Commissioners and Advancement

 

COM9 Bachelor of Commissioner Science (P4)

BCS-102 Charter Renewal

 

COM10 Master of Commissioner Science (P1)

MCS-303 Commissioners Lifesaving 1

 

COM11 Master of Commissioner Science (P1)

MCS-117 How to Remove a Volunteer

 

COM12 Master of Commissioner Science (P1)

MCS-118 Top 10 Ways to ensure Good Commissioner Service

 

COM13 Master of Commissioner Science (P1)

MCS-313 Orienting and Training Commssioners