University of Scouting


University of Scouting

(Formerly the Program and Training Conference)


You are invited to attend one of the largest one-day training events offering over 100 classes!

                                                                                 REGISTER HERE!

Date: Saturday, November 1st

Time: 7:30AM to 4:00PM

Location: Southridge High School: 9625 SW 125th, Beaverton, OR 97008


What is University of Scouting? 

University of Scouting is designed for all adult leaders in the Boy Scouts of America regardless of function or program area. It is an event packed with fun, ideas, and fellowship. You choose the sessions you wish to take. Sessions are led by experienced volunteers who will help you enhance your ability to deliver a fun and exciting program to the scouts.

What kind of classes are offered?

Just about anything to do with Scouting! Whether you are a new or veteran Scout Leader, or a Parent, you will find what you need! Just to give you a general idea of what University of Scouting has to offer, here are just a few sessions you can attend:


Cub Scout Leader Training - Take your required training courses here! To be considered "Trained" (in additon to YPT) you will need to sign up for 1.Cub Scout Basic Training: Introduction to Cub Scouts. 2. A Leader Specific Class (Committee, Cubmaster, Den Leader, or Webelos Leader. 3. One other Cub Scout (or Webelos) course at U of S.

Getting the 411 on the NEW Cub Scout Adventure - Discover the adventures Cub Scouts will experience as the BSA's new Cub Scout program rolls out for 2015!

Internet Advancement for Cub Scouters - Computer interfacing with Council to report your advancement is the future. Come see how it works and what it can do for your unit.

Advancement and Scouts with Disabilities or Special Needs - Learn National's policies on advancing a Scout who may need changes to the standard advancement requirements. Where and when to get assistance for your unit and leaders for meeting such a challenge. You cannot do it alone!

STEM for Older Youth - What opportunities does STEM have to offer to my unit and for my youth in our council?

Retaining Older Scouts - Once scouts reach mid-teens many lose interest, miss meetings, and outings, and too often drop out. This class will explore why this is the case and ways to keep the older scouts engaged and wanting to continue to come to meetings and attend troop activities.

High Adventure Opportunities - Includes highlights and information on each of the four National BSA High Adventure and each of the high adventure activities offered by each of our summer camps, as well as other activities outside of summer camp including COPE and canoeing.

University of Scouting Complete Course Directory


   The U of S is designed for YOU, and has something for EVERYONE!


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