Category: Training

BALOO Training – Spring 2018

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation Saturday, May 12, 2018 8:00 am – 5:30 pm, Check-in begins at 8:30 am Fire Mountain Scout Camp 26027 Walker Valley Road Mount Vernon, WA Cost: $20.00 (Includes lunch, snacks, and materials.) BALOO is REQUIRED TRAINING for all Cub Scout Packs that would like to do Overnight Camping as a […]

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New Youth Protection Training Requirements

The Boy Scouts of America have released a fully updated Youth Protection Training to further strengthen our ability to protect youth.     Some of the changes include: Updated Youth Protection Training, including insights from experts and survivors and the latest strategies for recognizing and preventing major forms of abuse. This is the designated Youth […]

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Register for Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training

Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training April 19, 2018 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm April 26, 2018 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm April 28, 2018 – 8:00am to 6:00pm Cost:  $75.00 One of your Scouts is seriously injured on a 50-miler. You are hours or even days from the trailhead. Would you know what to do? Would […]

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Announcing NYLT 2018!

        August 20 – 25, 2018 What is National Youth Leadership Training? It is a six day experience conducted by the Mount Baker Council to provide each young man or woman a meaningful experience in Scouting that will enhance knowledge and create deeper understanding of his role and responsibilities as a leader. […]

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Wilderness & Remote First Aid Training

Wilderness  &  Remote  First  Aid Training Mount Baker Council is offering a 16-hour Wilderness and Remote First Aid course that is certified by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI). This course meets the wilderness first aid requirement for units trekking at national high adventure bases (Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier and The Summit) and […]

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BALOO Training-Fall 2017

BALOO Training-Fall 2017 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation for Cub Leaders Saturday, November 11th 2017 8:00 am-5:00 pm Fire Mountain Scout Reservation   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. Participants who […]

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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Training

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right. This course is required training for Scoutmasters, assistant Scoutmasters, Varsity Coaches and assistant Varsity Coaches. The skills […]

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University of Scouting – Registration is Live

University of Scouting October 28, 2017     |    Haller Middle School     |     8:15am to 4:15pm Registration opens at 7:30am Child Care closes at 4:30pm Register Online To register you will need to create an individual account. Registration fee before October 9th – $20.00 Registration fee after October 9th – $30.00 Child Care – $10.00 per child You […]

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June/July Mountain Echo

Did you receive the June/July version of the Mountain Echo?  The Echo is full of Council information, a list of our newest Eagle Scouts, training information, and a message from our Key 3.  Reading the Echo is one of the best ways to stay informed. In this issue don’t miss the announcement for the Centennial Day […]

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Intro. to Outdoor Leader Skills – June 16-17, 2017

Whatcom District will hold an Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) course on Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, 2017, at Fire Mountain Scout Camp, 26027 Walker Valley Road, Mount Vernon, WA.  This training will give you the hands on practical outdoor skills needed to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors.  You will learn how to teach Scouts the skills […]

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