Scoutmaster Specific Training

Position Specific Training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters

This course is designed for any adult who is currently serving as or who intends to become a Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster in a troop. The course is also beneficial for any Scout parents who simply has the desire for a better understanding of how a troop should function. This is a classroom course that uses a lot of BSA reference materials.

This course is in three segments of approximately 2.5 hrs each.   The three segments are taught in a single day.

The other course required to be "Trained" as a Scoutmaster/Assiatnt Scoutmaster is Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills a/k/a "IOLS" (see info on this website).


Training Schedule for 2014-15

Scoutmaster Specific
  - session 1
  - session 2
  - session 3
 
Sat, Nov. 8, 2014
 
8:30a - 11:00a
11:00a - 2:30p
2:30p - 5:00p
 
St. John the Divine Episcopal, located at Westheimer & River Oaks Blvd.
 
Register Online Here
Scoutmaster Specific
  - session 1
  - session 2
  - session 3
 
Sat, Feb. 21, 2015
 
8:30a - 11:00a
11:00a - 2:30p
2:30p - 5:00p


St. John the Divine Episcopal, located at Westheimer & River Oaks Blvd

 
Register Online Here
Scoutmaster Specific
  - session 1
  - session 2
  - session 3
 
Sat, Apr. 25, 2015
 
8:30a - 11:00a
11:00a - 2:30p
2:30p - 5:00p

St. John the Divine Episcopal, located at Westheimer & River Oaks Blvd
 
Register Online Here
     
 

 

Registration:   You need to register at least 3 days before the training course.
Registration is done on-line at link above for the course that you choose.

The cost is usually $15 and is paid during the on-line registration process. Lunch is included in the course fee.

For further information on the Scoutmaster Specific course, please email Tom Whiteside at tomwhiteside@hotmail.com


Other Training Courses

For a Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster to be considered "trained" and to wear the Trained badge on his/her uniform,
the leader must complete the following training in addition to the Scoutmaster Specific course described above:

  • Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills  or "IOLS" is an overnight camping course which is offered by the Twin Bayou Training Team twice each year.

The same course can be taken in other Districts and may be offered on different dates (see "Training" calendar on the Sam Houston Area Council website www.shac.org).