Calendar – Training

Mar
2
Sat
2019
NYLT Course #1 – Orientation @ Camp Reeves
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day
BSA Range Master Training
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

INFORMATION:

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be certified as a BSA BB Gun and Archery Range Master for two years which allows you to operate BB Gun and Archery Ranges for all program age groups, including Cub Day Camp. Set‐up and operation of catapult, rockets, and knife & tomahawk throwing ranges will be discussed as well. This course includes discussion of BSA Shooting Sports policy and Occoneechee Council SOPs. Some activities will occur outside, dress for the weather. We will break for about one hour for lunch.

BRING: You will need to bring something to take notes with, and a cup or water bottle.

REGISTRATION:



Mar
8
Fri
2019
CANCELLED Shooting Sports Instructor Training @ Camp Durant
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day

CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF PARTICIPATION

Four NRA Courses will be offered this weekend at Camp Durant. Choose one (1) course from the registration options:

  • NRA Rifle Instructor
  • NRA Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Shotgun Instructor
  • NRA Range Safety Officer

Age restrictions apply.

 

Spring Wood Badge
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day

Every Scout deserves a well trained leader.

Are you that leader?

Become Wood Badge trained and you will be. In doing so, you will change your life and the lives of all the youth you mentor.

Wood Badge is considered the premier Scout leadership training course. It is available to registered leaders of all levels of the Scouting program – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturing. Wood Badge training will make you a better Scout Leader, it will provide the tools to improve your unit.

2019 Course Dates

Course First Weekend Second Weekend Course Director
Spring March 8-10, 2019 March 29-31, 2019 Ralph Embrey: ralph.embrey@gmail.com
Fall Septermber 6-8, 2019 September 27-29, 2019 Greg McGrew: mcgrew.gregory@gmail.com
Mar
9
Sat
2019
2019 Commissioner College @ Edenton Street Methodist Chuch
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

The college of commissioner science is an annual training event for registered commissioners. It is an opportunity to have a continuing education experience in a college environment. It helps the commissioner stay current in policy, techniques and application of commissioner service to units. Bachelors, Master’s and Doctoral tracks will be offered, as well as a large number of continuing education classes.

In addition, the Council Board Orientation will be offered, as well as other general interest training classes.

Please note registration deadlines:

  • $20 course fee prior to March 6th.  Refunds available for cancellation up to ths date.
  • $30 course fee after March 6th.  No refunds after this date.

Course Flyer:  2019-Commissioner’s-College-Flyer

Course Catalog: 2019-COURSE-CATALOG

Mar
15
Fri
2019
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) @ Camp Reeves
Mar 15 – Mar 17 all-day

Click on the Tickets link to register for the event

Course Flyer: 2019 March Wilderness First Aid Training

Course Start: March 15, 2019 at 7:30pm
Course End: March 17, 2019 at Noon

Course Prerequisites: Current Adult CPR/AED through the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or other nationally recognized provider that does not expire until after the end of the course.

Mar
22
Fri
2019
Camp Staff Development
Mar 22 – Mar 23 all-day
COPE/Climbing L1 Instructor Course @ Camp Durant
Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm

Registration for this course will close at midnight on March 14.

BSA requirements for the operation of both COPE and Tower operations specify a minimum of a (1) Level 2 instructor (1) Level 1 instructor to open the program area.   Staff to participant ratios are then applied based on the type of program being facilitated for the day.  Ground based activities are 12:1 while activities at height are 6:1

Upon completion of this full weekend course, the participant should be certified as Level 1 for both COPE (CS67) and Artificial Climbing Structure (CS75) and be able to effectively assist in the operations these programs.

Prerequisites:

  • Age 18 years and older
  • Complete eLearning assignments below
  • Bring your Hold Harmless form
  • Be current on Youth Protection Training
  • Pay the course registration fee
  • Be willing to have a lot of fun and learn a lot of things about COPE and Climbing.

eLearning:

Course Registration Fee of $40.00 includes:

  • Use of camp facilities for training
  • Meals for weekend

Optional materials (selected during registration)

  • Staff T-Shirt
  • Printed Reference Manual (PDF is available online)
  • Staff Cabins for 2 nights  (Campsites will be available at no charge)
Mar
29
Fri
2019
Leave No Trace Trainer @ Camp Reeves
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day

Registration for this course closes at 5:00PM on March 1.

Trainer Course is an informative, practical, and fun 2-day workshop on the ethics and practice of minimum-impact recreation and travel. Course participants will learn skills and teaching techniques through lectures, skits and discussions in a rustic outdoor setting.

Course Flyer:   LNT-Trainer-LNT-2019-flyer.pdf

Spring Wood Badge
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day

Every Scout deserves a well trained leader.

Are you that leader?

Become Wood Badge trained and you will be. In doing so, you will change your life and the lives of all the youth you mentor.

Wood Badge is considered the premier Scout leadership training course. It is available to registered leaders of all levels of the Scouting program – Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturing. Wood Badge training will make you a better Scout Leader, it will provide the tools to improve your unit.

2019 Course Dates

Course First Weekend Second Weekend Course Director
Spring March 8-10, 2019 March 29-31, 2019 Ralph Embrey: ralph.embrey@gmail.com
Fall Septermber 6-8, 2019 September 27-29, 2019 Greg McGrew: mcgrew.gregory@gmail.com

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