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Mar
31
2017 Wood Badge Course
Adult Leader Training

Wood Badge - The Mountaintop of Scout Training! 

Course N6-524-17 will be hosted in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Dutch Council and Chester County Council. For more details and to register, click here.

Participants must attend both full, three-day weekends

Weekend 1: March 31 – April 2, 2017 (Friday-Sunday) – Bashore Scout Reservation,  AND

Weekend 2: April 29 – May 1, 2017 (Saturday-Monday) – J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation

Wood Badge is a premier adult leadership-training course for the Boy Scouts of America. Wood Badge was originally presented by the founder of Scouting, Lord Baden Powell, in 1919 as a means of strengthening the Scouting movement throughout the world.

The Wood Badge of today teaches contemporary leadership and team development skills in the outdoor setting of Scouting. Aside from teaching new skills, the experience also strengthens Scouting in our units, our districts, and our councils.

Apr
1
Chainsaw Safety Training
April 1st, 2017 at Camp Ware

Chainsaw Safety Training
Saturday, April 1
Camp Ware
239 Jubilee Road, Peach Bottom, PA 17563

Please note: It is now mandatory for any person who operates a chainsaw on the Horseshoe Scout Reservation to have successfully completed the Chainsaw Safety Training Program as per the Boy Scouts of America and the Chester County Council.

Session class sizes are limited.
Pre-registration is required.
Please click here to see the full details on our website and to register.

Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: HSR Training Facility – Magua Lodge (House on the left prior to going down into Camp Ware)
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be in good physical condition
Must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America

Program cost: Free
Course Length: Approximately 3 – 4 hours (depending on class size)

The HSR program will incorporate safe chainsaw operation and tree felling procedures as outlined by the U.S. Forest Service and the BSA National Camp School Ranger section. The next course will be offered Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Apr
29
Horseshoe Trail District Pinewood Derby
April 29th at Exton Square Mall

Horseshoe Trail District Pinewood Derby

Click Here to sign up! 

Exton Square Mall, 260 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341, United States
9 am to 12 noon

The top three finishers from each pack in Horseshoe Trail can compete in this district wide runoff event!

Questions? Contact pinewood@cccbsa.org

May
11
Council Roundtable and Program Launch
Thursday, May 11th - Hopewell United Methodist Church, Downingtown, PA

Program Launch (Roundtable)
Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hopewell United Methodist Church, 852 Hopewell Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335

Join us from 6:30-8:30 for burgers and franks at Hopewell UMC. Visit breakout sessions introducing programs for your unit’s use in 2017-2018.

Please RSVP so our master grillers will have enough food for everyone! Thank you!

Click Here to sign up for the event.

Mar
29
Explorer Post Open House - Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS
March 29th at 7pm

EMS Career Exploring Post
Open House

Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00pm

Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS
600 Montgomery Ave.
West Chester, PA 19381

Please RSVP to Ian.Peltier@Scouting.org

Click Here for more details

Mar
30
Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
Thursday, March 30th at the CCCBSA Service Center

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training

Thursday, March 30th, 6 to 9pm

Location: CCCBSA Service Center
504 S Concord Road
West Chester, PA 19382

Click here for more information and to register.

Mar
31
2017 Wood Badge Course
Adult Leader Training

Wood Badge - The Mountaintop of Scout Training! 

Course N6-524-17 will be hosted in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Dutch Council and Chester County Council. For more details and to register, click here.

Participants must attend both full, three-day weekends

Weekend 1: March 31 – April 2, 2017 (Friday-Sunday) – Bashore Scout Reservation,  AND

Weekend 2: April 29 – May 1, 2017 (Saturday-Monday) – J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation

Wood Badge is a premier adult leadership-training course for the Boy Scouts of America. Wood Badge was originally presented by the founder of Scouting, Lord Baden Powell, in 1919 as a means of strengthening the Scouting movement throughout the world.

The Wood Badge of today teaches contemporary leadership and team development skills in the outdoor setting of Scouting. Aside from teaching new skills, the experience also strengthens Scouting in our units, our districts, and our councils.

Apr
1
Chainsaw Safety Training
April 1st, 2017 at Camp Ware

Chainsaw Safety Training
Saturday, April 1
Camp Ware
239 Jubilee Road, Peach Bottom, PA 17563

Please note: It is now mandatory for any person who operates a chainsaw on the Horseshoe Scout Reservation to have successfully completed the Chainsaw Safety Training Program as per the Boy Scouts of America and the Chester County Council.

Session class sizes are limited.
Pre-registration is required.
Please click here to see the full details on our website and to register.

Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: HSR Training Facility – Magua Lodge (House on the left prior to going down into Camp Ware)
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be in good physical condition
Must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America

Program cost: Free
Course Length: Approximately 3 – 4 hours (depending on class size)

The HSR program will incorporate safe chainsaw operation and tree felling procedures as outlined by the U.S. Forest Service and the BSA National Camp School Ranger section. The next course will be offered Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Apr
2
Fire Service Career Exploring Open House
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Fire Service Career Exploring Post
Open House

Sunday April 2nd 1 - 3pm

West Chester Fire Department Training Center
351 Snyder Ave
West Chester, PA 19382

Please RSVP to Colby.Schofield@Scouting.org

Click Here for more details

 
Apr
22
ILST/C - Intro to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at Camp Ware

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/ILSC) is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Boy Scouts and Venturers. Completion of ILST/ILSC is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts and Venturers to participate in NYLT and NAYLE.

Scouts are asked to be in Class "A" uniforms and bring a bag lunch.

Cost is $10 per person. Click here to register.

Apr
22
Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
April 22nd, 8:30am - 12:30pm in Glenmoore

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
April, 22nd, 2017 (Full training completed in one day.)

Location: Glenmoore United Methodist Church, 
1920 Creek Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Cost: $5

This training is designed to help Scoutmasters or Assistant Scoutmasters get up to speed with their leadership position. Gathering and Registration begins at 8:00 am.

Click here for more information and to register for this course.

 

May
5
2017 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
May 5-7 & May 12-14 2017

NYLT is a youth-led conference that focuses on providing youth leaders the skills to run successful youth-led units.  The NYLT skills are also lifelong leadership skills that will distinguish participants from their peers. The event fee includes meals and materials for the event. The course is designed for youth that are 13 years of age and older or have completed the 7th grade.  Scouts must be First Class or above in rank. Click here to Register for NYLT.

WHEN: This event includes 2 weekends 5/5 - 5/7 and 5/12 - 5/14

WHERE: Camp John H. Ware III
              
Arrival on Friday each weekend is by 5:30 pm. (Please eat before arrival.)
Departure is at 3 pm on Sunday.

NOTE:   Registrations can not be accepted for participants who cannot attend the full, two weekend session.

All participants must complete Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/C). It is recommended that all troops offer this program as a unit activity. A day course will be offered on 4/22 at Camp Ware. Click Here to Register for ILST/C.

A limited number of camperships are available. To inquire about a campership, please email nylt@cccbsa.org


May
11
Council Roundtable and Program Launch
Thursday, May 11th - Hopewell United Methodist Church, Downingtown, PA

Program Launch (Roundtable)
Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hopewell United Methodist Church, 852 Hopewell Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335

Join us from 6:30-8:30 for burgers and franks at Hopewell UMC. Visit breakout sessions introducing programs for your unit’s use in 2017-2018.

Please RSVP so our master grillers will have enough food for everyone! Thank you!

Click Here to sign up for the event.

Oct
7
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
October 7-8, Camp Jarvis in Devon

IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

October 7-8, 2017
pre-course meeting to be announced

Camp Jarvis
914 N. Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters. IOLS also provides great training for Webelos Leaders and Crew Advisors

Click Here for more information and to sign up.

Mar
29
Explorer Post Open House - Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS
March 29th at 7pm

EMS Career Exploring Post
Open House

Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00pm

Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS
600 Montgomery Ave.
West Chester, PA 19381

Please RSVP to Ian.Peltier@Scouting.org

Click Here for more details

Mar
30
Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
Thursday, March 30th at the CCCBSA Service Center

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training

Thursday, March 30th, 6 to 9pm

Location: CCCBSA Service Center
504 S Concord Road
West Chester, PA 19382

Click here for more information and to register.

Mar
31
2017 Wood Badge Course
Adult Leader Training

Wood Badge - The Mountaintop of Scout Training! 

Course N6-524-17 will be hosted in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Dutch Council and Chester County Council. For more details and to register, click here.

Participants must attend both full, three-day weekends

Weekend 1: March 31 – April 2, 2017 (Friday-Sunday) – Bashore Scout Reservation,  AND

Weekend 2: April 29 – May 1, 2017 (Saturday-Monday) – J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation

Wood Badge is a premier adult leadership-training course for the Boy Scouts of America. Wood Badge was originally presented by the founder of Scouting, Lord Baden Powell, in 1919 as a means of strengthening the Scouting movement throughout the world.

The Wood Badge of today teaches contemporary leadership and team development skills in the outdoor setting of Scouting. Aside from teaching new skills, the experience also strengthens Scouting in our units, our districts, and our councils.

Apr
1
Chainsaw Safety Training
April 1st, 2017 at Camp Ware

Chainsaw Safety Training
Saturday, April 1
Camp Ware
239 Jubilee Road, Peach Bottom, PA 17563

Please note: It is now mandatory for any person who operates a chainsaw on the Horseshoe Scout Reservation to have successfully completed the Chainsaw Safety Training Program as per the Boy Scouts of America and the Chester County Council.

Session class sizes are limited.
Pre-registration is required.
Please click here to see the full details on our website and to register.

Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: HSR Training Facility – Magua Lodge (House on the left prior to going down into Camp Ware)
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be in good physical condition
Must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America

Program cost: Free
Course Length: Approximately 3 – 4 hours (depending on class size)

The HSR program will incorporate safe chainsaw operation and tree felling procedures as outlined by the U.S. Forest Service and the BSA National Camp School Ranger section. The next course will be offered Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Apr
2
Fire Service Career Exploring Open House
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Fire Service Career Exploring Post
Open House

Sunday April 2nd 1 - 3pm

West Chester Fire Department Training Center
351 Snyder Ave
West Chester, PA 19382

Please RSVP to Colby.Schofield@Scouting.org

Click Here for more details

 
Apr
22
ILST/C - Intro to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at Camp Ware

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/ILSC) is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Boy Scouts and Venturers. Completion of ILST/ILSC is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts and Venturers to participate in NYLT and NAYLE.

Scouts are asked to be in Class "A" uniforms and bring a bag lunch.

Cost is $10 per person. Click here to register.

May
5
2017 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
May 5-7 & May 12-14 2017

NYLT is a youth-led conference that focuses on providing youth leaders the skills to run successful youth-led units.  The NYLT skills are also lifelong leadership skills that will distinguish participants from their peers. The event fee includes meals and materials for the event. The course is designed for youth that are 13 years of age and older or have completed the 7th grade.  Scouts must be First Class or above in rank. Click here to Register for NYLT.

WHEN: This event includes 2 weekends 5/5 - 5/7 and 5/12 - 5/14

WHERE: Camp John H. Ware III
              
Arrival on Friday each weekend is by 5:30 pm. (Please eat before arrival.)
Departure is at 3 pm on Sunday.

NOTE:   Registrations can not be accepted for participants who cannot attend the full, two weekend session.

All participants must complete Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/C). It is recommended that all troops offer this program as a unit activity. A day course will be offered on 4/22 at Camp Ware. Click Here to Register for ILST/C.

A limited number of camperships are available. To inquire about a campership, please email nylt@cccbsa.org


May
11
Council Roundtable and Program Launch
Thursday, May 11th - Hopewell United Methodist Church, Downingtown, PA

Program Launch (Roundtable)
Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hopewell United Methodist Church, 852 Hopewell Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335

Join us from 6:30-8:30 for burgers and franks at Hopewell UMC. Visit breakout sessions introducing programs for your unit’s use in 2017-2018.

Please RSVP so our master grillers will have enough food for everyone! Thank you!

Click Here to sign up for the event.

Oct
7
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
October 7-8, Camp Jarvis in Devon

IOLS - Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

October 7-8, 2017
pre-course meeting to be announced

Camp Jarvis
914 N. Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters. IOLS also provides great training for Webelos Leaders and Crew Advisors

Click Here for more information and to sign up.

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2017 Horseshoe Trail Community Breakfast
March 28, 2017

2nd Annual Horseshoe Trail Community Breakfast
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn
720 Eagleview Blvd, Exton, PA 19341

Space is limited - please click here to sign up now

     Patrick McDonnell, Acting Secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection, will be the keynote speaker for this event. Mr. McDonnell has spent 13 years with the DEP, most recently as the director of policy, where he oversaw the agency's regulation and policy development processes. In addition, he also ran the State Energy Office and was charged with coordination of renewable energy and energy efficiency issues.

Explorer Post Open House - Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS
March 29th at 7pm

EMS Career Exploring Post
Open House

Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00pm

Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS
600 Montgomery Ave.
West Chester, PA 19381

Please RSVP to Ian.Peltier@Scouting.org

Click Here for more details

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
Thursday, March 30th at the CCCBSA Service Center

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training

Thursday, March 30th, 6 to 9pm

Location: CCCBSA Service Center
504 S Concord Road
West Chester, PA 19382

Click here for more information and to register.

2017 Wood Badge Course
Adult Leader Training

Wood Badge - The Mountaintop of Scout Training! 

Course N6-524-17 will be hosted in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Dutch Council and Chester County Council. For more details and to register, click here.

Participants must attend both full, three-day weekends

Weekend 1: March 31 – April 2, 2017 (Friday-Sunday) – Bashore Scout Reservation,  AND

Weekend 2: April 29 – May 1, 2017 (Saturday-Monday) – J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation

Wood Badge is a premier adult leadership-training course for the Boy Scouts of America. Wood Badge was originally presented by the founder of Scouting, Lord Baden Powell, in 1919 as a means of strengthening the Scouting movement throughout the world.

The Wood Badge of today teaches contemporary leadership and team development skills in the outdoor setting of Scouting. Aside from teaching new skills, the experience also strengthens Scouting in our units, our districts, and our councils.

Chainsaw Safety Training
April 1st, 2017 at Camp Ware

Chainsaw Safety Training
Saturday, April 1
Camp Ware
239 Jubilee Road, Peach Bottom, PA 17563

Please note: It is now mandatory for any person who operates a chainsaw on the Horseshoe Scout Reservation to have successfully completed the Chainsaw Safety Training Program as per the Boy Scouts of America and the Chester County Council.

Session class sizes are limited.
Pre-registration is required.
Please click here to see the full details on our website and to register.

Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: HSR Training Facility – Magua Lodge (House on the left prior to going down into Camp Ware)
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be in good physical condition
Must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America

Program cost: Free
Course Length: Approximately 3 – 4 hours (depending on class size)

The HSR program will incorporate safe chainsaw operation and tree felling procedures as outlined by the U.S. Forest Service and the BSA National Camp School Ranger section. The next course will be offered Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Fire Service Career Exploring Open House
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Fire Service Career Exploring Post
Open House

Sunday April 2nd 1 - 3pm

West Chester Fire Department Training Center
351 Snyder Ave
West Chester, PA 19382

Please RSVP to Colby.Schofield@Scouting.org

Click Here for more details

 
2017 Diamond Rock Community Breakfast
April 5, 2017

2nd Annual Diamond Rock Community Breakfast
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Click Here to Sign up!

Westminster Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall
10 W. Pleasant Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382

     Thomas P. Hogan, Chester County District Attorney, will be the keynote speaker for this event.

2017 Diamond Rock Community Breakfast - Malvern
April 12th, 2017

2017 Diamond Rock Friends of Scouting Breakfast - Malvern
Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Click Here to Sign up!

Immaculata University - Great Hall
1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA 19345

PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro will be
the keynote speaker for this event.
Coffee and Networking 7:45 AM
Program & Keynote Speaker 8:15-9:30 AM

 

2017 Octoraro Community Breakfast
April 21, 2017

2017 Octoraro Friends of Scouting Breakfast
Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 7am

Click here to sign up! 

Bill Covaleski, Victory Brewing Company Co-Founder will be the keynote speaker for this event.
Ware Presbyterian Pavilion
7 East Locust Street
Oxford, PA 19363

ILST/C - Intro to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at Camp Ware

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/ILSC) is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Boy Scouts and Venturers. Completion of ILST/ILSC is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts and Venturers to participate in NYLT and NAYLE.

Scouts are asked to be in Class "A" uniforms and bring a bag lunch.

Cost is $10 per person. Click here to register.

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
April 22nd, 8:30am - 12:30pm in Glenmoore

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training
April, 22nd, 2017 (Full training completed in one day.)

Location: Glenmoore United Methodist Church, 
1920 Creek Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Cost: $5

This training is designed to help Scoutmasters or Assistant Scoutmasters get up to speed with their leadership position. Gathering and Registration begins at 8:00 am.

Click here for more information and to register for this course.

 

Council Roundtable and Program Launch
Thursday, May 11th - Hopewell United Methodist Church, Downingtown, PA

Program Launch (Roundtable)
Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hopewell United Methodist Church, 852 Hopewell Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335

Join us from 6:30-8:30 for burgers and franks at Hopewell UMC. Visit breakout sessions introducing programs for your unit’s use in 2017-2018.

Please RSVP so our master grillers will have enough food for everyone! Thank you!

Click Here to sign up for the event.

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