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October 2017

Highland Games Fall Camporee

Fri, Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm - Sun, Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm

Cranberry Harbors and Squanto Districts invite all Boy Scouts in Council 251 and beyond to the 2017 Highland Games Fall Camporee! There will be scored activities including:  Pioneer Rope Throw, Weight Throw, Braemer Stone, Caber Toss, Compass Medallion, Hoist the Sheep, Toss the Sheaf, Farmer’s Walk, Cairn Construction, Fire-Starting, Hand-Shake Wrestle, Water Balance Pipe, Haggis Toss, Kilted Run, Tug-O-War.  Lots of Crafts, Exhibits and Gathering Activities.   Registration Deadline – October 19th   Read more

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$90

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Sat, Oct 21 - Sun, Oct 22

The Wilderness First Aid course includes training on what to do in the case of: + Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries, Heat-Related Emergencies + Hypothermia, Altitude-Related Illnesses, Allergies and Anaphylaxis, Burns + Bone and Joint Injuries, Wounds and Wound Infections The course is based on the Boy Scouts of America’s “Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines” and has been reviewed and/or supported by the American Camp Association, American Canoe Association, and the National Recreation and Park Association. Wilderness… Read more

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Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills (OWL) Training

Sat, Oct 21 - Sun, Oct 22

About the Course Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills (OWL) is an overnight course geared towards planning and running successful (and FUN!) Webelos outdoor activities. You’ll get hands-on instruction and practice in camping skills, outdoor cooking, first aid, knots, woods tools, outdoor-focused advancement adventures, program planning, and more. OWL is for any adults connected with the Cub Scout and Webelos programs. Special deal: We’ve set up this OWL course so you’ll also have the opportunity to complete the requirements for BALOO (Basic Adult… Read more

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Den Chief Training

Sat, Oct 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This course is designed for any Boy Scout or Venturer who is currently serving as a Den Chief or interested in becoming a Den Chief. Here’s what we will cover: The roles and responsibilities of a Den Chief Tips for working with Cub Scouts Games, songs, and other fun activities that you can bring back to your den BSA has an online course at http://www.scouting.org/Training/Youth/DenChiefTraining.aspx, but trust us, it’s a lot more fun to take this training in person! It’s… Read more

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$10

Scout Orienteering Weekend (Scout-O)

Sat, Oct 28 - Sun, Oct 29

All Scouts are invited to a weekend of Orienteering. It will be a weekend of outdoor adventure as Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, and Girl Scouts learn and practice map and compass skills as well as work on orienteering-related badge requirements. Saturday’s program is full; however, there is still room in Sunday’s program.  Please call Marcella Saunders at 508-875-6551 ext.1002 to make reservations for Sunday.  Saturday’s program will be skill development, training, and practice. Scouts (and adults) will be able… Read more

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Outdoor Leader Skills (OLS) for Boy Scout and Venturing leaders

Sat, Oct 28 @ 8:00 am - Sun, Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm

About the Course Outdoor Leader Skills (OLS) is an overnight hands-on training for Boy Scout and Venturing leaders. It covers outdoor camping skills (cooking, knots, woods tools, etc.). Learn new skills, reinforce old ones, and build confidence to teach these skills to Scouts. For Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters, this course is part of the requirements to earn the “Trained” patch. It’s also part of the requirements for adult leaders of a Venturing crew that runs an outdoor program. Logistical Details… Read more

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November 2017

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Wed, Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 6:00pm

You are invited to participate in the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills course; a fun-filled program of hands-on outdoor skills training in the basic skills boys are required to learn to advance from Tenderfoot to First Class. This is a fun hands-on course where you learn by doing while experiencing the EDGE training method. Instructors will help you learn to setup camp, working with wood tools, knots and lashings, campfire program planning, map reading, compass use, hiking and backpacking techniques,… Read more

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Den Chief Training

Sat, Nov 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is designed for any Boy Scout or Venturer who is currently serving as a Den Chief or interested in becoming a Den Chief. Here’s what we will cover: The roles and responsibilities of a Den Chief Tips for working with Cub Scouts Games, songs, and other fun activities that you can bring back to your den BSA has an online course at http://www.scouting.org/Training/Youth/DenChiefTraining.aspx, but trust us, it’s a lot more fun to take this training in person! It’s… Read more

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Venturing Position Specific Training

Sat, Nov 4 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

This instructor-led course is designed to provide Venturing Crew Leaders and Committee members with the basic information they need to help youth leaders manage a crew.  Completing this course will make a Scouter “trained” for the roles of Venturing Advisor and Committee Member.  Venturing Youth Protection Training (YPT) will be included for participants. Registration Deadline:  November 2, 2017 Cost:  Free for Mayflower Council Members Read more

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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

Sat, Nov 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a fun and exciting training for all Cub Scout leaders. If your pack goes camping, at least one leader at the event must be BALOO-trained. BALOO is the first step in the evolving BSA camping training program. A very capable staff will prepare you for fun and successful family pack overnight camp outs. By completing this course you will: understand the focus of the Cub Scout level of the BSA camping program; acquire the skills and confidence necessary… Read more

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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Fri, Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm - Sat, Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 6:00pm

You are invited to participate in the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills course; a fun-filled program of hands-on outdoor skills training in the basic skills boys are required to learn to advance from Tenderfoot to First Class. This is a fun hands-on course where you learn by doing while experiencing the EDGE training method. Instructors will help you learn to setup camp, working with wood tools, knots and lashings, campfire program planning, map reading, compass use, hiking and backpacking techniques,… Read more

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Red Cross CPR/AED Certification

Tue, Nov 14

This hands-on course trains youth and adult in the most current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques and teaches the proper method for using the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Students who complete the course will receive a Red Cross certification which is good for 2 years. Fees:  Registered BSA Member: $35 General Public: $60 Registration Deadline: 11/14/17 Late registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Tread Trainer Training

Sat, Nov 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Tread Trainer program is designed to train adults in innovative, practical methods of spreading the outdoor ethics message with a curriculum specifically focused on motorized and mechanized recreation.  once a participant becomes active in the Tread Trainer program he or she is equipped with the knowledge to recreate responsibility; present and Tread Lightly! message to other scouters, scouts, enthusiasts or community members; and train additional Tread Lightly! instructors. Fee:   $28.00 Registration Deadline:  11/04/17 Pre-requisites or restrictions:  Open to… Read more

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Position Specific Training

Tue, Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This instructor-led course is designed to help Cub Leaders and Boy Scout Leaders learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course. Fees: BSA Member: Free General Public: $20 Deadline: 11.14.2017 Late Registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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December 2017

Position Specific Training

Sat, Dec 2

This instructor-led course is designed to help Cub Leaders and Boy Scout Leaders learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course.   Late registration at the discretion of the course director. Read more

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Den Chief Training

Sat, Dec 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is designed for any Boy Scout or Venturer who is currently serving as a Den Chief or interested in becoming a Den Chief. Here’s what we will cover: The roles and responsibilities of a Den Chief Tips for working with Cub Scouts Games, songs, and other fun activities that you can bring back to your den BSA has an online course at http://www.scouting.org/Training/Youth/DenChiefTraining.aspx, but trust us, it’s a lot more fun to take this training in person! It’s… Read more

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$25.00

2017 Autumn Merit Badge College

Sun, Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Explore, Learn, Achieve! The 2017 Autumn Merit Badge College is held from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough. Scouts choose 2 merit badges.  Each class is two hours and twenty-five minutes. To complete the badges in this time frame requires prerequisites and often a field trip. The badges offered are: American Business, American Cultures, Art, Chess, Coin Collecting, Collections, Crime Prevention, Disabilities Awareness, Drafting, Fingerprinting, Fire Safety, Geneology, Graphic Arts, Indian Lore,… Read more

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Edge Method Training

Sat, Dec 30
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September 2018

Wood Badge 2018

Sat, Sep 15, 2018 @ 7:00 am - Mon, Sep 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 7:00am

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals.  It is geared for training leaders in all BSA programs.  The course is held over two 3-day weekends and covers all elements of leadership. The next course is scheduled for: Weekend One:  September 15th – September 17th Weekend Two:  October 26th – October 28th. Who should take Wood Badge?  All leaders should take this course, including committee members. When should leaders take it?  Leaders should take this… Read more

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October 2018

Wood Badge 2018

Fri, Oct 26, 2018 @ 7:00 am - Sun, Oct 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 7:00am

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals.  It is geared for training leaders in all BSA programs.  The course is held over two 3-day weekends and covers all elements of leadership. The next course is scheduled for: Weekend One:  September 15th – September 17th Weekend Two:  October 26th – October 28th. Who should take Wood Badge?  All leaders should take this course, including committee members. When should leaders take it?  Leaders should take this… Read more

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