Calendar – Training

Mar
5
Fri
2021
Crosswinds Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) Training @ Jordan Lake State Recreation Area Group Campsite
Mar 5 – Mar 6 all-day
Mar
6
Sat
2021
Trainer’s EDGE
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Download the Highlander March 2021 T3 Flyer. Flyer includes information on Fundamentals of Training and Trainer’s EDGE.

Mar
13
Sat
2021
Commissioner College
Mar 13 all-day

Commissioner College, 2021

Due to COVID-19 Occoneechee Commissioner College cannot be held face to face on March 13, 2021. There are virtual Commissioner Colleges being offered the same day in both the Baltimore Area Council and Atlanta Area Council. Prospective Occoneechee Council Commissioner College attendees should register to take virtual classes in those councils. Any courses taken can be transferred to Occonechee by providing a course transcript from the registrar of the council where courses are taken.

Baltimore Commissioner College (Operated as part of University of Scouting)

Website: http://www.baltimorebsa.org/programs/university-of-scouting

Contact Information: John Gillette, University of Scouting,  gillettejw@gmail.com

Karen Scheel, Dean of Commissioner Science, scheelfamfam@yahoo.com

Some of the courses offered:

Couse Number Description Couse Number Description
BCS 103 Linking District Resources MCS 303 Managing Unit Serve at the District Level (Using Commissioner Tools)
BCS 104 Contacting Units MCS 304 Commissioner Service for Units at Risk
BCS 108 Mining Internet Resources MCS 306 Mentoring Skills
BCS 109 The Essential Element (A Servant’s Heart) MCS 309 Good Commissioner Need Both Head and Heart
BCS 112 Recruiting Unit Commissioners MCS 311 All About ADC’s Role
BCS 114 Understanding and Connecting with Today’s Leaders MCS 315 Effective Unit Service in Rural Communities
BCS 117 The Commissioner and Unit Key-3 MCS 316 Developing the Unit Service Plan
BCS 150 Roundtables in Unit Service MCS 350 Unit and Roundtable Commissioner Working Together
BCS 152 Planning, Implementation, and Promoting Roundtable MCS 352 RoundTable is Over, Now What?
BCS 154 Roundtables Fundamentals MCS 358 Addressing Unit Challenges through Roundtable

Atlanta Commissioner College

Website: https://www.atlantabsa.org/CommissionerCollege

Contact Information: Wade Patrick, Dean of Commissioner Science,  wade@wadepatrick.com

Some of the courses offered:

Couse Number Description Couse Number Description
BCS 101 Core Concepts of Commissioner Service MCS 307 Commissioner Service for Newly Formed Units
BCS 103 Linking District Resources MCS 312 Recruiting a Commissioner Team
BCS 104 Contacting Units MCS 313 Onboarding New Commissioners
BCS 105 Resolving Common Unit Issues MCS 314 The Commissioner and the Professional
BCS 116 Collaborative Assessments MCS 316 Developing the Unit Service Plan
BCS 117 The Commissioner and Unit Key-3    
BCS 152 Planning, Implementation, and Promoting Roundtable    
BCS 154 Roundtables Fundamentals    
BCS 155 Scouts BSA Roundtables    

Occoneechee Council will be offering face to face DCS level Commissioner College Courses on April 17, 2021. Attendance will be limited to 9 participants due to anticipated COVID-19 restrictions in effect at that date. Class location TBD based on current COVID-19 restrictions. Due to current indoor class size limitations, first year eligible DCS participants must have completed both BCS and MCS Commissioner College programs prior to starting the first year DCS program. Priority for face-to-face DCS course registration this year will be for returning second year DCS students to present their approved DCS project/thesis. Please contact Jody Snow, jody@lotsofsnow.com, if you want to register for DCS courses.

Mar
26
Fri
2021
COPE & Climbing L1/L2 Instruction
Mar 26 – Mar 28 all-day
Apr
9
Fri
2021
Leave No Trace Trainer Course @ OSR Camp Reeves
Apr 9 – Apr 11 all-day
Apr
16
Fri
2021
Wilderness First Aid @ OSR Camp Durant
Apr 16 – Apr 18 all-day
Apr
23
Fri
2021
Paddlecraft Safety
Apr 23 – Apr 25 all-day
May
7
Fri
2021
Whitewater Training
May 7 – May 9 all-day
Jul
25
Sun
2021
National Youth Leader Training (NYLT)
Jul 25 – Jul 30 all-day
Sep
10
Fri
2021
Woodbadge Weekend 1 of 2
Sep 10 – Sep 12 all-day

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