There are a variety of formats and locations to accommodate Scouters’ needs. Some training is done on one or two evenings while other training can be over several weeks and occasionally a course can be residential at a Scout camp. See your Service Scouter for details.
Woodbadge Part 1 provides stills for typical activities
that leaders engage in when planning, delivering, evaluating and managing weekly programs - as well as annual program planning. Leaders requiring additional training/development can acquire these skills through on-the-job training, coaching/mentoring or by attending workshops.
Woodbadge Part 2
focus is on a different skill set, including leadership abilities and the
more advanced skills leaders need to take their program outdoors for
weekend camps and outings.
Please join us for a
new way of learning while you complete
your Woodbadge Part I in Colony, Pack, or Troop. Completion of Module I and 5, the AODA and the new
Child Youth & Safety Training is a must before attending the
course. Please visit
http://myscouts.ca to sign-in and follow the training
link to the eLearning section. Note: You must be 14 years of
age to join the Woodbadge Part I course.
Once again, Scouter
Michael Burdo, B.A.; B.S.W.; R.S.W., a Youth and Family
Counselor from Ottawa will be offering his updated
presentation on Working With Youth and Youth With
Disabilities. This meaningful course will focus on ways of
positively working with youth in order to gain the best
abilities from their participation within the group setting.
Scouter Michael speaks to: Language of Praise & Encouragement,
Youth Misbehavior, Respect, Depressed Youth and Adolescents,
Homesickness, Coping with Peer Pressure, Attention Seekers,
Temper Tantrums, ADD/ADHD, Anxious Youth, Asperger's Syndrome,
Autism, Awkward Youth, Blind/Partially-Sighted Youth,
Developmentally Delayed Youth, Selective Mutism, Tourette
Syndrome, Communicating Effectively with Youth, Effectively
Relating with Teenage/Adolescent Youth, Making Friends and much
is a Hamilton Community Council program that prepares volunteers
to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to
suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of
suicide, either directly or indirectly invite help to stay safe.
Alert volunteers know how to identify and work with these
opportunities to help protect life. This presentation will
illustrate both non alert and alert responses and discuss steps
to connect a person with thoughts of suicide, to a suicide first
aid intervention caregiver. Presented by the Hamilton Police
Studies have found
bullying occurs once every seven minutes on the playground and
once every 25 minutes in peer groups. In the majority of cases,
bullying stops within 10 seconds when peers intervene, or do not
support the bullying behavior. This presentation, offered by
Hamilton Police, will discuss the four most common types of
bullying; verbal, social, physical and cyber bullying, and offer
ways to recognize, intervene and prevent bullying. - Presented
by Ray Donahue, Scouter and Hamilton Police Officer.
Standard First Aid
Designed to meet industry, business and government requirements,
Standard Level First Aid is a modular course for those who want
to learn more first aid skills. Provincially recognized
certificates which meet Canadian Labour Code certification,
valid for three years, are issued upon successful completion.
Topics include: Emergency Scene Management, Choking, Severe
Bleeding, Wound Care, Burns, Poisons and much more. Available
with CPR A/C and AED.
EXPERIENCED LEADERS – Attention: Leaders with
experience! Over the two
weekends of April 5-7 and April 26-28, 2013 at Camp Nemo, leaders
will want to increase programming excellence by taking this
course. Wood Badge Part 2 is an Advanced Leadership course,
continuation of your Wood Badge Part 1 training in Colony, Pack,
Troop and Company. You will learn more skills and will explore
other subjects in greater depth. Come and learn, network with
other scouters and have some fun along the way. Full attendance
at both weekends is compulsory to earn your Gilwell scarf and