Nashua Valley Council, BSA • 1980 Lunenburg Rd. • Lancaster, MA 01523
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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.

Leave No Trace Trainer

leavenotraceWho: Scouts 14 years old or older, and adult Scouters.
When: May 2-3, 2015
Where: Camp Wanocksett
Cost: $40 covers food and training materials

Register by April 27.

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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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Youth Mental Health First Aid

When: May 2 & 9, 2015 10 AM-2 PM
Where: Nashua Valley Council Service Center
Cost: There is no charge for this training

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Delivered in partnership with the SHINE Initiative Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (typically ages 12-18, but also younger) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is delivered by a mental health clinician who is a trained, certified instructor. Youtth MHFA is an interactive 8-hour course, which can be completed in two 4-hour sessions.

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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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