The following is a list of training opportunities offered in the Laurel Highlands Council in 2019:
NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING [June 16 -22, 2019 @ Camp Twin Echo COST: $220.00]
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
The NYLT course centers around the concepts of what a leader must BE, what he must KNOW, and what he must DO. The key elements are then taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. The skills come alive during the week as the patrol goes on a Quest for the Meaning of Leadership.
WOOD BADGE TRAINING [AUGUST 23 -25, 2019 & SEPTEMBER 20 -22, 2019 @ Camp Twin Echo COST: $260.00]
Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals.
Scouters from Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, Sea Scouts, and Explorers, and district and council Scouters all are welcome.
This course will help you better understand how all the Scouting programs tie together. It will provide you with many useful leadership tools to help enable our youth to have the best possible Scouting experience. There is no better time to attend a Wood Badge course and make a difference in your unit.
During the course you will experience session in:
Stages of Team Development
Coaching & Mentoring
Leadership for Different Stages
WILDERNESS FIRST AID TRAINING [October 4 - 6, 2019 @ CAMP TWIN ECHO COST: $100.00]
Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. This training is targeted to Scout Leaders that are taking troops or crews into the backcountry where medical help is more that an hour away.
Course topics are:
Patient Assessment System; CPR; Circulatory System; Nervous System; Respiratory System; Fractures, Stable Injuries; Splints 1-Extremities; Hypothermia; Hyperthermia and Heat Illness; Near Drowning; Lightning Injuries; Wounds and Burns; Anaphylaxis; Lifting, Moving Extrication; Patient Carries; Backcountry Medici
The course begin at 7:30 pm on Friday. On Saturday it will run 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 8:00 am to Noon on Sunday. You are welcome to stay at camp on Friday and Saturdays nights.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. If you stay at camp on Saturday, you will be responsible for your own dinner.
All participants must be at least 14 years of age and have completed CPR/AED Training prior to the start of the course
The course is limited to 20 participants..
Here is the link to the Council's Training schedule for 2019:
Registration for any of these courses should be done through the Council's website.