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Merit Badge Counselor Orientation (D76)

The purpose of this course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. It is meant to supplement the practice offered through Wood Badge/NYLT staff development, with a focus on the participant, while raising the level of skill a trainer brings to the staff experience.

  • No courses currently scheduled. Visit my.scouting.org to take this course online.

Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training (S24)

The course will provide Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters who complete this course, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Youth Protection Training are considered “trained” for those positions.

  • No courses currently scheduled. Visit my.scouting.org to take this course online.

Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA)

This American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is based on the curriculum developed by the Boy Scouts of America. It is being offered by Greater Tampa Bay Area Council in coordination with CPR Training Center Tampa, LLC, an American Red Cross Licensed Training Provider.

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NOVA Counselor/ Super NOVA Mentor Training (D83&D82)

Nova Counselors are an important part of the STEM Nova program. They learn skills to help guide Scouts in earning the Nova awards, such as reviewing the requirements, as well as understanding the duties and responsibilities of this important position. STEM Nova is designed to train volunteers to serve as SuperNova Mentors or Nova Counselors. Participants will learn about the STEM Nova program, develop an understanding of the roles and be able to implement these positions.

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Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) (S11)

The Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) course builds and expands on the concepts and themes introduced in Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training and Varsity Coach Position-Specific Training, and provides Scouters with the confidence to take youth into the outdoors.

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The Trainer's EDGE

The purpose of this course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. It is meant to supplement the practice offered through Wood Badge/NYLT staff development, with a focus on the participant, while raising the level of skill a trainer brings to the staff experience.

  • No courses currently scheduled.

Fundamentals of Unit Finance

A look at unit finance practices including discussion of volunteer roles, charter organizations, budgeting, fundraising, treasurer reports, and monetary controls.

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Chartered Organization Representative Training (D72)

This course is designed to familiarize the Chartered Organization Representative (COR) with the Scouting program. The presentation will help to orient the new COR’s and serve as a review for those with Scouting experience.

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Troop Committee Challenge (WS10)

This course will provide the committee members of a Boy Scout troop the basic information they will need to support a troop and ensure a successful boy-led troop program.

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District Committee Training Workshop (D61)

The District Committee Training Workshop meets the basic training need of members of the district committee. The workshop also results in a well-coordinated and dedicated group of Scouters committed to achieving the mission of the council and its districts. The workshop also helps initiate a working relationship between council and district personnel.

In GTBAC, the workshop is held annually in February.

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Fundamentals of Training (D70)

This is the first part of the three-part train-the-trainer continuum (T3, or T-Cubed) in the Boy Scouts of America. The course introduces teaching techniques and skills to new Scout trainers but is also designed to help all Scouters, regardless of their experience, present effective training. Intended for both youth and adult trainers, the course will help those who might have trained for other organizations learn the BSA’s training techniques, and it will help freshen up the skills of current BSA trainers.

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Powder Horn (P50)

Open to both registered adults and youth who are at least 13 and have completed the 8th grade, Powder Horn is a hands-on resource management course designed to give you the contacts and tools necessary to conduct an awesome high-adventure program in your troop, team, crew, or ship.

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Seabadge (P91)

Seabadge is intense leadership and management training focused on the “how-to” aspects of managing a successful youth led Sea Scout program. While Seabadge was developed as an advanced leadership training program for experienced Sea Scout adult leaders the course is open to all adult Scout leaders. The driving theme for the training is to “Focus on Youth”, which makes the course especially valuable for any Scout leader dealing with older youth. Seabadge does not cover topics like boating, knots, or other program-related materials found in the Sea Scout Manual.

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Wood Badge (A90)

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals. Scouters from Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing, Sea Scouts, and Explorers, and district and council Scouters all are welcome and belong here.

  • No courses currently scheduled.

Youth Protection Training (Y01)

Youth Protection training is designed to help you keep our youth safe from abuse. You will learn the Boy Scouts of America’s Youth Protection Guidelines, signs of abuse, and how to report suspected abuse. After each section of material, you will answer questions about that section’s topic. Completion is noted automatically in the BSA training records database if the module is experienced online.

  • No courses currently scheduled. Visit my.scouting.org to take this course online.