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University of Scouting Spring 2022

Event Details
 

 

FOR LAST-MINUTE REGISTRATIONS AFTER 6PM FRIDAY APRIL 8TH, YOU ARE WARMLY WELCOME TO REGISTER AT ST. PAUL COLLEGE AS A WALK-IN PARTICIPANT FROM 7:30 AM ON SATURDAY APRIL 9TH.

WHO:

  • Position Trained Adult Leaders who want to improve their Scouting knowledge and skills.  
  • Scouts BSA, Sea Scouting and Venturing Youth who want to improve their Scouting and Leadership Skills.
  • Scouts BSA who want to choose from a series of merit badges.
  • Grey Wolf, Wood Badge staff and others who want to complete their EDGE requirement.
  • Cub Leaders looking to learn about Scouts BSA.

WHAT:

  • Choose from over 70 classes in the Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouting, General, and Youth Advancement and Youth Leadership Colleges. We have a number of brand new courses, as well as Merit Badges on offer.
  • Midway with lots of info to improve your Scouting program.
  • Networking opportunities with other Youth and Adult Leaders.
  • Service projects for adults and youth.

WHERE:

St Paul College, St Paul, MN.
PARKING IS FREE for this event!

NOTE:  Street parking is only for permit holders.  If you park on the street you will get a parking ticket for at least $51.00.

 

WHEN:

Saturday, April 09, 2022

  • Check in opens at 7:30 AM
  • Opening Ceremony starts at 8:15 AM
  • First Class Period starts at 9:00 AM
  • Lunch Break 12.00-1.00 PM
  • Last Class Period ends at 4:00 PM
  • No closing ceremony.

HOW:

How do I get more info and register? See Attachments box at right: ========================================>

  • Class Catalog
  • Class Block/Grid schedule
  • Class Counts (how many people are in a class)
NEW CONTENT

College of Scouts BSA

  • Packs and Troops Symbiosis - joint with the College of Cub Scouting
  • Wilderness Shelter Systems
  • Wilderness Sleeping Systems
  • Citizenship in Society Merit Badge for Adult Leaders and Counselors

College of Youth Advancement and Knowledge

  • A choice of 7 Merit Badge sessions, including the new Citizenship in Society Merit Badge.
  • Flag Ceremonies and Conducting Meetings with Robert's Rules of Order
     

College of Youth Leadership

  • The Quest for Leadership - Introduction to Scout Leadership - All-day class with many exciting afternoon electives such as: 
    • Delivering ILS
    • Facilitating ILS Games
    • Decision Making
    • Goals & Planning
    • Preparing Youth for a Board of Review
    • High Adventure Options
    • What is National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) Grey Wolf
    • Preparing the Senior Patrol Leader to run a PLC
    • Life to Eagle, the SMART way to Eagle 
    • STEM & NOVA 
    • The Duty Roster and Patrol Cooking
    • CIT at Summer Camp 
    • Training for Your Adults 
    • Compass & Orienteering  

College of Venturing

  • Adventures of Faith, Self & Others
  • Introduction to the TRUST Award

Joint with the College of Sea Scouting

  • Venturing and Sea Scouting Commissioner Open Forum
  • Marlinspike - Basic Knots for All Scouts
  • Marlinspike - Rope 101
  • Marlinspike - Lashings 101
  • Leading from Behind - Helping Youth Become Great Leaders
  • Creating Engagement in Older Youth Scouting Units

College of Sea Scouting

  • Staying Involved in Scouting After Earning Eagle Scout

College of General Scouting

  • Summer Camping with Special Needs, Disabilities and Talking to Parents

Additionally we are offering HALF-DAY EDGE Training for those who are staffing Grey Wolf or Wood Badge and a FULL-DAY EDGE option for others who are interested.

Networking Opportunities and work on Service Projects are also offered to encourage connections and informal learning.

 

Service Projects

Scouts will be provided with a written confirmation of service hours for the following projects, but are advised to check with their Scoutmaster first.

AllyHoo stuffed animal toys are created by volunteers and donated to children at Children's Hospitals and Clinics - http://www.allyhoo.com

Thanks to Global Health Ministries 168,000 rolled bandages were are sent to developing nationas around the world to help doctors and nurses care for patients. - https://www.ghm.org/service-projects

Remember, Adults may take courses from any college except the Youth Leadership College regardless of how are you are registered with the BSA.  Don't forget to look for classes in the other colleges!  Youth may take classes in the Youth Leadership College or Venturing/Sea Scouting Colleges only.

Please register for classes early as some fill up quickly.

When & Where
Spring 2022 University of Scouting
St Paul College
Saturday 04-09-2022 7:30 AM CT to 4:00 PM CT Past
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