Pre-registration is required and is done on the Powhatan web site.
All participants should complete “This Is Scouting" and Youth Protection Training (online course) prior attending.
Things to bring:
Boy Scout Handbook (recommended)
Paper and pen for notes
BSA ID Number
This course is open to everyone. New Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, Committee Member, Webelos Den Leader and Scout Parent are all encouraged to participate.
Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training lies between; This Is Scouting and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills and is a required for all Boy Scout Leaders. Through a series of lively presentations, the training presents an overview of the skills and methods Scout Leaders can use to organize a Boy Scout troop and support its boy leaders in developing and delivering an effective, exciting Scouting program. The course includes the following:
Getting Started: The Role of the Scoutmaster in a Boy-Led Troop
The Role of the Scoutmaster - Troop Organization - Troop Meetings - Working With Boy Leaders/The Patrol Method and Patrol Leaders’ Council
Lighting the Fire: The Outdoor Program and the Advancement Program
Sizzle of the Outdoor Program - Nuts and Bolts of the Outdoor Program - Outdoor Program Patrol/Group Activity – Reflection and Advancement Program
Keeping It Going: Program Planning and Troop Administration
Program Planning – Membership – Paperwork – Finances - The Uniform - Other Training Opportunities
This course will take place at the Herndon United Methodist Church (across from Herndon High School)
Each participant must be registered seperately. Please bring your BSA ID# so that you can be properly credited for this course.