Adult Training

MARK YOUR CALENDAR and don't miss out -

The Thunderbird District is offering adult training on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

For more information contact our training chairman Dan LeBrun at (503) 668-8533.

Registration is now available online at - look for the heading "Thunderbird Training Bonanza".

  • 7:30 - Check in
  • 8:00 - Introduction to Scouting
  • 9:00 - Classes:
    • --Cub Master and Assistant Leader Specific Training
    • --Webelos Leader Specific Training
    • --Den Leader Position Specific Training for Tigers, Wolf, and Bear Den Leaders
    • --Pack Committee Training
    • --Scoutmaster and Assistant Leader Specific Training
    • --Varsity Coach and Assistant Coach Leader Specific Training
    • --Venturing Crew Advisor and Assistant Crew Advisor Leader Specific Training
    • --Chartered Organization Representative Training
    • --TroopCommittee Training
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 12:30 - Dismissed

Why should you attend an in-person training when a course is offered online?

Sure online trainings are an easy and convenient way to get some basic knowledge and keep current on annual or bi-annual certification classes (Youth Protection Training, Hazardeous Weather, and others).

However - online training cannot provide the following benefits which can be realized by attending an in-person training:

  1. Connect you with Local Council Resources.
  2. Introduce you to a Mentor who is willing to be a continued resource for you.
  3. Provide an opportunity to be truly inspired by what Scouting can do.
  4. Give you the ability to ask specific questions to address your unique situation.
  5. Introduce you to other leaders in your area who you can share ideas with.

Make it a priority to set aside a few hours of time to help your Unit (and other Units) by attending an in-person training event in your district in 2014.

Sign up for 2014 Woodbadge.

Wood Badge is more than the premier training program for all Scout leaders in the Boy Scouts of America.

It is an experience that is fun and will create memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

This includes all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, and Venturing Leaders.

Wood Badge is designed to train adult volunteers using the latest leadership skills and techniques. It is a once in a life time training experience.

The course consists of two 3-Day Sessions:

Weekend One; May 2-4, 2013 at Camp Clark,

Weekend Two; May16-18, 2013 at Camp Clark.

The program runs from Friday at 8am through Sunday at 5pm. Sign up now at

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page last updated/reviewed on: 12/08/2013