Scoutmaster Specific Training

When: October 9, and October 23, 7-9:30 PM. Must attend both sessions.
Where: Nashua Valley Council Service Center
Cost: There is no charge for this training

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This training program is for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters who are new to 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.


The topics covered in this training include: Making the Patrol Method work, implementing a quality outdoor program, facilitating advancement, coaching and mentoring youth leaders, program planning, unit finances, and working with the troop committee. The training provides models and tools to help Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters develop and maintain a quality troop program.

This training is conducted as a classroom discussion that provides opportunities for networking with other leaders, comparing best practices, and sharing ideas.

Participants must have a copy of the current Scoutmaster Handbook. Copies will be available for purchase for $12.99 + tax.

This training will satisfy the basic leadership training requirements for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters.