Category: Training

Hybrid Virtual ILST and ILSC

In response to the needs of Youth Leaders in Troops and Crews, Scouting U has released two new virtual training programs for Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), and Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews(ILSC). These new temporary instructional training programs are available by logging onto https://my.scouting.org and launching the BSA Learn Center. When the Learn Center opens you can select the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops […]

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Safety Moment: Guide to Safe Scouting

Safety Moment  As we begin our new “Scouting Year”, it would be a great time to “dust off” the Guide to Safe Scouting and review with your unit leadership, Scouts, and Venturers.  SUMMARY  Few youth organizations encompass the breadth, volume, and diversity of physical activity common to Scouting. The Guide to Safe Scouting (GTSS) is an overview […]

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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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