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Nashua Valley Council, BSA • 1980 Lunenburg Rd. • Lancaster, MA 01523
978-534-3532

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Adult Training

Adult Training

Nashua Valley Council offers numerous training courses throughout the year to prepare our volunteers to deliver the Scouting program. Most training is free to participants. Nashua Valley also partners with neighboring councils to make training available to our volunteers.

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 8 AM - 11 AM
Where: Council Service Center, Lancaster, MA
Cost: There is no charge for this training

This training program is for Cub Scout leaders who are new to the program or the position, or just need to bring their knowledge up to date. The course aims to help leaders gain confidence that the challenge is a manageable one, and understand the resources available to support them in this role.

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Leave No Trace Trainer

leavenotraceWho: Scouts 14 years old or older, and adult Scouters.
When: April 30 9:00 AM - May 1 12:00 PM, 2016
Where: Camp Wanocksett
Cost: $40 covers food and training materials

Register by April 23.

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This is required training for those who wish to fill the Leave No Trace Position of Responsibility in their unit. For youth who are going to fill a unit’s Leave No Trace Trainer Position, Nashua Valley Council strongly recommends that the troop pay for this required training.

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BALOO Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation

When: May 7, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM
Register by: April 9
Where: Camp Split Rock, Ashburnham, MA

Cost: $18

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a one-day training event that introduces leaders and parents to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping.This training is required for any adult who is in charge of planning a pack campout.

At least one adult leader per Pack is required to have this training for any outdoor activities!

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Cub Scout Leader Training Online

Basic, position specific training for Cub Scout leaders is now available online at www.myscouting.org. This includes training for: Tiger Den Leaders, Wolf Den Leaders, Bear Den Leaders, Webelos Den Leaders, Cubmaster, Pack Trainer, and Pack Committee. Cub Scout leaders are considered to be fully trained once they have completed the following courses: This is Scouting, Cub Scout Fast Start, Cub Scout Leader Position-Specific, and Youth Protection.

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