Leader Specific Training
Every Scout deserves a trained leader, and summer is a good time to catch up on your training!
If you have not yet taken leader specific training for your Scouting position/role, please register for an upcoming training as soon as your schedule allows. Trainings are run by experienced, fellow volunteers that want you to be better prepared in your Scouting role to deliver the best, enjoyable program our Scouts expect from us.
The next, upcoming trainings are:
Cub Leader Specific Training- August 25, 2018 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Cranford United Methodist Church in Cranford
October 2, 2018, 6:30-9:30 pm, Vermeule Community Center, North Plainfield
BALOO Training for Cub Scout Leaders:
New dates have just been added. See training details below. All packs must have a BALOO trained leader on all campouts, including district family camporees.
Hazardous Weather Training – is mandatory for “direct contact” leaders – if you are a Scoutmaster, Cubmaster or den leader that means you! Training is available on My.Scouting.org.
BALOO Training- Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation- Packs must have a BALOO trained leader on all campouts
September 15, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Winnebago Scout Reservation Winter Lodge
September 22. 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Cranford United Methodist Church in Cranford
September 29-30, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm – NEW 2 Day Overnight Course!!! – Camp Somers
October 6, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Winnebago Scout Reservation
More dates to be announced, stay tuned
Boy Scouts- Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training
September 15, 2018 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Cedar Knolls Service Center.
Additional dates listed on training page: November 3 at Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, Bedminster
Venturing Leader Trainings:
Consult the council training page for upcoming trainings.
For all upcoming program specific leader trainings, please go to https://ppcbsa.org/committees/training/
Important, useful online trainings are also available via my.scouting.org. Click on “BSA Learn Center”
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)- Winnebago Scout Reservation
NYLT is a rigorous youth leadership training program that provides skills for life and is designed to benefit and enhance the leadership teams of troops and crews. It is fun, challenging, and informative. The NYLT course centers on the concepts of what a leader must BE, what a leader must KNOW, and what a leader must DO. NYLT is a seven-day course, or two weekends in late fall.
Who may attend?
Registered Boy Scouts 13 years of age or completed the 7th grade, until 18 years of age that have obtained First Class.
Registered Venturers 14 years of age, or completed the 8th grade, until 21 years of age.
A course is currently underway this week. The next available course dates to register for are:
Weekends of November 9-11 and November 16-18 (must attend both weekends)
Registration details available at www.ppcnylt.org
Contact Andrew Joiner, NYLT Staff Advisor, [email protected] or
George Hemenetz, NYLT Course Director, [email protected]