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. http://olc.scouting.org/courses/dc/base.html
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.
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
Brotherhood 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)