Central Escarpment Council is offering a Group Commissioner Wood Badge course on Saturday, June 18, 2016. If you are a Group Commissioner or Group Administrator, this is the course to help you in your role. The course is comprised of 4 modules which are distinctly different from a section Woodbadge Part I.
The 4 modules are:
Module 1 – Group Management Fundamentals
Module 2 – VRAD Process
Module 3 – Group Management
Module 4 – Program Delivery from a Group Manager Perspective
If you do not have a Section Woodbadge Part I that was received in the last three years, Module 1 – Fundamentals (from the Section Woodbadge) is a requirement for this course. Module 1 – Fundamentals can be taken online.
Prerequisite: Group Committee Woodbadge Part I (available online) must be completed before taking the Group Commissioner course
The following courses are currently scheduled in CEC:
Group Commissioner Woodbadge – Yellow Briar
Requirement: Group Committee Woodbadge Part I – Module 1 online
Location: St. Joseph of Nazareth Anglican Church – 290 Balmoral Drive, Brampton, ON L6T 1V6 (1 block east of Dixie Road)
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
To register, contact Lisa Shields Broad at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration flyer –HERE–
SMHEART is holding a Standard First Aid course at Scout House Saturday May 14 from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Sunday May 15 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. E-mail INFO@SMHEART.COM or call (519) 574-6872 to book your spot in the course or if you have any questions.
Check out the Original Blog Post for details.
With the cancellation of the CEC Wood Badge II Training course. There are other councils running Wood Badge II Training.
Please click on the following Council links to their respective course
Please be advised that due to insufficient registration the Central Escarpment Council Woodbadge II course has been cancelled.
Other Councils may be offering upcoming courses. We recommend that you check their websites for details.
Note to CEC Scouts and Venturers: Due to the scheduling of the 2016 Council Youth Recognition Ceremony, there is a conflict of dates with the training. For Troops with Scouts who will be receiving their Chief Scout’s Award at the ceremony, we suggest that you register for the Saturday FAST session. For Venturers who will be receiving their Queen’s Venturer Award at the ceremony, please indicate on your registration under Additional Notes that you will be attending the ceremony on Sunday, and we will make arrangements for you to complete the end of the training earlier so you are able to attend the ceremony. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Course Coordinator (Alexander Court) at email@example.com.
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Registration is Now Open for the Youth Training Event of the Year!
Central Escarpment Council is offering FLEX, FAST, and FOCUS Courses on the June 10-12 weekend at Blue Springs Scout Reserve. Each course is a for-youth, by-youth leadership course that focuses on developing skills including teamwork, problem solving, and effective communication through engaging outdoor activities with other youth from across and even outside of the Council! Not only are these courses a great way to develop your own skills, but they’re also an opportunity to make new friends and have a lot of fun at the same time! Click here for the Fiesta Flyer!
Note to CEC Scouts and Venturers: Due to the scheduling of the 2016 Council Youth Recognition Ceremony, there is a conflict of dates. For Troops with Scouts who will be receiving their Chief Scout’s Award at the ceremony, we suggest that you register for the Saturday FAST session. For Venturers who will be receiving their Queen’s Venturer Award at the ceremony, please indicate on your registration under Additional Notes that you will be attending the ceremony on Sunday, and we will make arrangements for you to complete the end of the training earlier so you are able to attend the ceremony.
FLEX and FAST (Cub Scouts and Scouts)
There will be two FLEX and two FAST Courses offered: one each on Saturday and one each on Sunday (each from 8:30am-4:30pm). You can submit your group’s intent to register here for FLEX and here for FAST (note that you are not fully registered until we receive the registration fee, training application form and registration sheet, and completed 2015-2016 registration form for each person attending). The training application and registration form can be found here. Please register with your Cub Pack or Scout Troop.
FOCUS (Venturer and Rover Scouts)
There will be one FOCUS Course offered over the weekend. You can submit your intent to register here (note that you are not fully registered until we receive your registration fee, training application form, and completed 2015-2016 registration form for each person attending). The training application form can be found here. Please register individually.
All registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please send your training material to the Course Registrar at: 1375 Stonecutter Drive, Oakville, ON L6M 3C5. You will receive an email confirming your place in the course once your paperwork has been processed.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the Course Coordinator (Alexander Court) at email@example.com. We hope to see you at the Fiesta!
Do you have Cub Scouts, Scouts, or Venturer Scouts looking to develop their leadership skills, make new friends, and have an awesome time with other youth from across the Council? There will be a FLEX/FAST/FOCUS Course offered at Blue Springs the weekend of June 10-12, 2016, so save the date!
FLEX is for Cub Scouts, and will be offered as a day program on Saturday, June 11 and/or Sunday, June 12. FAST is for Scouts, and will also be a offered as a day program on Saturday, June 11 and/or Sunday, June 12 (more details on specifics and times for each course will become available in the coming weeks). FOCUS is for Venturer Scouts and Rover Scouts and will be offered as a weekend program, starting Friday night and concluding late Sunday morning/early afternoon.
Additionally, if you have Venturer or Rover Scouts in your group who would be interested in helping to run and train any of these courses, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Keep an eye on your email and the CEC Blog for more information!
Yours in Scouting,
Alexander Court – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner