Category: Training

Congratulations to DOB Honor Graduates

Scouting U and the Westlake Campus are proud of all of our commissioned executives who have completed District Operations Basic (DOB). As part of this new course, students who excel in all aspects of becoming commissioned have the opportunity to

Register Now for 2014 Philmont Training Center Conferences

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The Philmont Training Center, the national training center of the Boy Scouts of America, is excited to offer new cutting-edge conferences to volunteers from across the nation in 2014. In addition to yearly favorites such as “District Key 3,” these

New Exploring and Learning for Life Certifications Open to All Level Employees

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If you are wondering how to grow Exploring, increase revenue, support your staff with Exploring or Learning for Life responsibilities, or develop a district- or council-level Exploring or Learning for Life committee, we have some exciting news for you! The

ScoutingU to Combine Volunteer and Employee Learning and Development

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A couple of years ago, two executives from the BSA’s Center for Professional Development were discussing the nine stages of team development. One of the executives had recently returned from a local council where he had presented the topic. When

Check Out the Newest Resource for Onboarding New Professionals

Adjusting to a new job is one of the top stressors in life, and that adjustment can be a daunting challenge. Unlike the traditional first day of employee orientation and onboarding when an employee generally spends a large amount of

New Membership Impact Webinars Available

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The Membership Impact Department is pleased to announce the development of two new pre-recorded webinars to assist regional and area volunteers in supporting councils in the area of membership growth. Council Membership Plan Implementation Webinar This webinar was created to

Training Times: Summer Issue Highlights YPT, Rayado, NAYLE at Sea Base

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The summer edition of Training Times has been published and is available online (and as a downloadable PDF). In this issue, you can read more about staying current on your Youth Protection Training, proposed updates to the Venturing program, the

New Local Council Employment Process Webinars Announced

Learn more about the new council employment processes through webinars June 18–20. Each 30- to 45-minute session will highlight the changes, explain why they were made, and discuss how they benefit the local council. There also will be time for

National Camping School Online Registration Now Open

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Registration for the 2013 National Camping School session is now available online. The site is available only to local councils, which will verify that the applicants have been approved by the Scout executive or designee. Here is the registration link: reservations.scouting.org/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x29489461a. “How

National Council: ‘Development 180’ Classes Can Help Transform Your Career

Development is about you and your co-workers getting better and strengthening your competencies. It is evolution, growth, progress, advancement, knowing more, doing more, being prepared, and doing your best. 180 is taking a dramatic step in the opposite direction. Doing an “about