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Training Academy
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 07:30am - 04:00pm
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2018 Training Academy REGISTERNOW

Training academy GRID with Adult Course SelectionsTraining Academy

Race over to Training Academy this November for adult leader training geared to Accelerate Scouting Wins in your unit! 
Sign up all of your unit leaders for this full day of training. There’s something for everyone: required leader-specific training, water rockets, cooking, camping, knots, leather working, Scout Me In, youth leadership development, special needs, working on a committee, ceremonies, flags – just to name a few of the over 100 classes offered! Preview Training Academy here.  
Visit the Vendor Midway during lunch for additional ideas, activities, and events your unit can use to enhance its program even further.
Where: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore / FLIER WITH INFORMATION
What: Adult training for all levels of Scouting (Cub Scout, Webelos, Scout, Venturing). Take up to five classes during the day.
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 /Registration 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Opening Ceremony 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Classes (5 periods) 9:10 am – 3:30 pm/ Take up to five classes during the day. Register today to ensure the classes you want are still open!
Closing Ceremony 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $30 early bird (on or before October 26th, $35 after October 26th)
Extras: The Scout Shop and the Vendor Midway will be open through lunch. Each person who registers will be able to select five (5) class periods of training. Please use the dropdowns to make your selections. Make your choices beforehand by opening the Course Selection GRID link and viewing the choices for each period. Please make your selections NOW. Walk-in registration and course selections are based on availability, so register for the classes you really want today.
 The #19 Scouting Indy Car likeness is used with permission from Dale Coyne Racing, Plainfield, Illinois.

ALSO register Scouts for Den Chief Training or Senior Patrol Leader Training. Order of the Arrow Lodge Leadership Development, Brotherhood Conversions and Staff Registration.

SPLDenChiefPatchDen Chief or Senior Patrol Leader Trainings  -  REGISTERNOW

Den Chief Training: is for Boy Scouts who want to help Cub Scout Den Leaders with their dens. This is a recognized Leadership position for Scouts. It is a great way for boys to obtain service hours, and is a lot of FUN! This course will provide Scouts with skills they need to be effective in their position helping younger Scouts. They will learn songs, games, and crafts that they can share with their dens and will receive resource materials & information.

Registration fee includes: lunch, snacks, Den Chief or SPL Handbook, program supplies, TFC Training Academy patch, "trained" strip plus the Training Academy carry bag.

Den Chiefs should bring pencil, paper, an enthusiastic attitude, and wear your FULL SCOUT uniform. Attendance for the entire session is required to be considered trained and to earn the "TRAINED" patch.

***Scouts should complete the Den Chief online Fast Start Training Course, print the certificate and bring to class.

Senior Patrol Leader Training: This training is supplemental training, designed to introduce Senior Patrol Leaders and Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders to the “nuts and bolts” of troop operations in their units. It will be taught by trained NYLT Staff. (National Youth Leadership Training) The syllabus draws from existing training materials for SPL’s as well as other sources. It is not designed to replace any existing training; this training is designed to support the Scoutmaster’s role in the training process.

Check in begins at 7:30 AM, followed by a short opening in the auditorium at 8:30 AM.
Trainings begin promptly at 9 AM until 3:30 PM. A short closing & slide show of the day’s events will be held at 3:30 PM with dismissal at 4 PM.

Registration is On-Line Only

FEE: Early registration is $25 through October 26th. After October 26th, the fee increases to $30. If paying offline, please screen print/print your online registration confirmation & mail with your check or payment can be made in person at either Norris or Deicke Scout Stores.

If paying by mail: Please make checks payable to Three Fires Council and mail to: Three Fires Council, BSA, 415 N. 2nd St., St. Charles, IL. 60174.

REGISTERNOW Order of the Arrow Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training - At Training Academy on November 10, 2018

OA Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training (8am to 4pm) - This five session course is for OA training for both youth & adult Lodge leaders. LLD (Lodge Leadership Development) is a required class for all Lodge and Chapter officers and their advisers but it is open & encouraged for all OA members to take. The session will consist of topics that we need to discuss to help our lodge run better, such as communication, elections, events, etc. Registration includes patch & lunch & training materials. Please wear your OA uniform & sash.

Who: All OA Youth & Adults who desire or are involved in a leadership role in the Order of the Arrow
Where: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, Illinois 60178
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 8:30 am – 4 pm
What to Bring:  Pen and paper….Scout Spirit….wear your Scout Uniform
Registration includes: lunch, snacks, program supplies, TFC Training Academy patch plus the Training Academy carry bag.
Fee: No cost for this training. FREE

SashBrotherhoodBrotherhood Conversion at Training Academy

This is a great chance to seal your membership with the Order of the Arrow. (Ceremony assembly is at 1:30pm) - Youth & Adult members who did their Ordeal in 2016 so that we have enough sashes and materials on hand. Youth & Adult members who wish to attend this ceremony & are not attending Training Academy should check in at the registration area to pick up a wrist band & room location for the ceremony. (No fee or registration needed for non-Training Academy Guests. We just have to have you pick up a wristband if you are in the School.) Ceremony assembly is at 1:30pm and will start shortly thereafter.

Where: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, Illinois 60178.  
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 1pm – 4 pm
What to Bring:  Pen and paper….Scout Spirit….wear your Scout Uniform with Sash
Fee: Brotherhood Conversion Fee: $20 (paid onsite)