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Baden Powell District Training

Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader!

Every Leader deserves training so s/he can successfully deliver the scouting program!

  • Cub Scout Leaders are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection, New Leader essentials, and Cub Scout Leader Specific training for their position.
  • Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection, New Leader Essentials, Scoutmaster Specific Training, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills.
  • Pack or Troop Committee Members are considered trained when they have completed Youth Protection, New Leader Essentials, and Committee Specific Training.

Training of adults to successfully deliver the Boy Scout program has evolved into a well-presented, thorough, curriculum of courses to be completed in sequence. Here are the courses you need to fulfill your commitment of an adult leader.

Position Specific (Basic Training) for

Tiger Den Leaders

Wolf Den Leaders and Assistants

Bear Den Leaders and Assistants

Webelos Den Leaders and Assistants 

Cubmasters and Assistants 

Pack Committee members 

Pack Trainers

Baden-Powell District is offering position specific training for ALL Cub Scout Pack leader positions. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Sessions can take from 1 ½ - 2 ¾ hours. There will be beaks as well. Participants will be dismissed when their session is finished. Refreshments will be available at check-in.

When:           Saturday, October 25, 2014         8:45 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Location:      First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, 1710 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19031 

Cost:             None.  (We will be accepting $$ to help offset cost of refreshments at the event.)

Register:      Online registration, click here

Registration Deadline: October 22, 2014 

For any questions contact Mike Matusheski, Baden-Powell District Training Chairman at e-mail or 610-292-0946.

Click here for the Cub_Leader_Basic_2014_flyer.

SAVE THE DATE !!!  Saturday, December, 6, 2014

Attention Pack, Troop, Team, and Crew leaders! Baden-Powell District will be holding its annual training day on Saturday, December 6th.  We will be offering a varity of training courses.  This is a great opportunity for leaders (both youth and adult).  Mike, Barry, and their team are gearing up to provide a day of learning. Barry is assembling his awesome cook staff to provide morning snacks and a fabulous lunch.

More information to come on what will be offered, cost, etc.

COMING SOON!!!

Baden-Powell District will be offering the new Varsity Team Committe Challenge. The basic training course for Varsity Team committee chairmen and committee members.  We will also offer the newly revised Varsity Coach Specific course.  The basic trainng course for Varsity Team coaches and assistant coaches.  These courses will be offered later this fall. 

More information to come.  Any questions, please contact the Baden-Powell District Training Chairman, Mike Matusheski via e-mail click here.

This course will help Cub Scout leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Cub Scouts in their den and pack by teaching some basic outdoor skills. Although this course is designed for Webelos Den Leaders to help with the skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges, all Cub Scout leaders are welcome to attend. Participants that complete this weekend's O.W.L. course will also complete B.A.L.O.O. at the same time.

Date:        Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time:        Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to Sunday 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Hope Lodge - 553 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034

Cost:         $20.00 payable in cash at sign-in. (Cost includes both BALOO and OWL)

Registration:  To register, send an e=mail to bptraining@msmatu.net.  Include your name, Pack #, phone number, e-mail address, and what course(s) you are registering for (BALOO only or OWL/BALOO)

Registration Deadline:  October 3, 2014

Download flyer here BALOO_and_OWL_2014_flyer.

For any questions, please contact Course Director, John Smith at 267-218-8198 or e-mail to bptraining@msmatu.net.

This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding an outdoor component to their Pack activities.  BSA's Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful outdoor experience. Completion of this course is mandatory for at least one adult on a Pack outing.

Date:        Saturday, October 11, 2014

Time:        8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location:  Hope Lodge - 553 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034

Cost:         $15.00 payable in cash at sign-in

Registration:  To register, send an e=mail to bptraining@msmatu.net.  Include your name, Pack #, phone number, e-mail address, and what course(s) you are registering for (BALOO only or OWL/BALOO)

Registration Deadline:  October 3, 2014

Download flyer here BALOO_and_OWL_2014_flyer.

For any questions, please contact Course Director, John Smith at 267-218-8198 or e-mail to bptraining@msmatu.net.


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