I would be very interested in the syllabus you have developed for your 3
courses. If you are interested, you could send it to me but I think others
on the list might be interested too.
We have been trying to get the Pack Trainers to come to TDC but haven't been
as successful as I'd like.
I think a shorter introduction to the position would be an advantage and I
could encourage them to get the other training they need.
Also, since the materials are available at the Scout Shop, there are Pack
Trainers in our District that I, as District Training Chair, don't know
about who are doing training. They don't give out training cards or get the
training into Scout Net, either.
Good luck with your July 26th Conference. That sounds like a winner.
Buckeye District Training Chair
Simon Kenton Council
> Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 15:11:02 -0400
> From: "Deborah A. Krieger" <deb727@...>
> Subject: Pack Trainer
> As a newly appointed District Training Chairman with a non existent Cub
> Scout Training Chairman or Staff.I started actively educating Packs in
> my District in reference to the Pack Trainer position. I created what I
> refer to as our Phase 1 Training session. We completed the session in 1
> hour. (This training has been run twice in the District, 2nd time being
> a Roundtable breakout.) I then created our Phase 2 Training session.We
> completed the session in 3 hours.
> As a result of the first Phase 1 course I was approached to bring it to
> University of Scouting this Fall.
> As a result of the Phase 2 course I was approached to develop a more
> elaborate version for the Council. On July 26th our Council is holding
> the "First Annual Cub Scout Trainers Conference"
> I am fully aware of the ambiguous description of the Pack Trainer.
> Bottom line, a new Leader should have the opportunity to attend BSA
> Basic Training courses within 30days of making their commitment to
> Scouting. It is essential to have Unit advocates for the continuum BSA
> Training opportunities!
> Deborah A. Krieger
> Central Florida Council, BSA
> Osceola District Committee
> Click <http://users.kua.net/~dwbrown/> here for Osceola Training
> Dedicated to influencing the lives of youth through the training of
> Scouting leaders...I volunteer
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