Category Archives: Training

What is Journey to Excellence, and why should you care? — Bryan on Scouting

You think you’re making all the right moves for your Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or Venturers, but do you really know? With the BSA’s Journey to Excellence scorecards in hand, you can answer that question with a satisfying yes. Journey … Continue reading

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Why oaths, like the Scout Oath, are so important — Bryan on Scouting

It’s said by witnesses in court, newly elected officials and couples getting married. It’s taken by physicians pledging to protect patients. It’s essential to being a Scout. It’s called an oath. More powerful than a promise, an oath is an … Continue reading

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Challenge yourself with the May-June 2016 ‘Where Am I?’ contest — Bryan on Scouting

Need some cash for the next trip to your local Scout Shop? Test your U.S. geography with the Scouting magazine Where Am I? contest, where we randomly select one correct answer to receive a $100 gift card to Take … Continue reading

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Making Sure You Get Credit for Youth Protection Training

If you are a member and have entered your Membership ID number into your MyScouting profile, your Youth Protection training session will be recorded in the BSA training records database automatically upon successful completion. If you are a member and … Continue reading

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CPR Graduates

Congratulations to our youth and adults that successfully completed the requirements to be officially certified by the American Red Cross in Adult and Child CPR/AED.  We had four youth and four adults complete the course last Friday.  Great job! For … Continue reading

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Learn to Save a Life

On 2/28, we’ll be holding a Red Cross CPR class.  Cost is $8 per person (if you want an official Red Cross certification) and will cover Adult CPR and AED.  To offer this price, we can only teach registered Scouts … Continue reading

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Action Required: Merit Badge Counselors

Reposted from the Nittany November Newsletter: Did you know that there is a “Merit Badge Counselor Instructors Guide” online at And that every merit badge counselor in the district should read it? You can find it by selecting “Volunteer” … Continue reading

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