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November 7-13, 2021

What is the University of Scouting? It is a fun training event for adults held annually, usually once in the East (Elko) and once in the West (Reno). This year’s University of Scouting will be held in a NEW multi-day format which will offer wonderful opportunities to form connections with fellow leaders in a virtual setting that will directly assist leaders’ daily efforts to support youth and their programs. Registration is open to ALL ADULT VOLUNTEERS and YOUTH LEADERSHIP.

 

 

Please note: All times listed are Pacific Standard Time and are PM unless otherwise noted for Saturday morning.

  

Sunday, Nov. 7: 

4:00-5:00 - Opening General Session/Keynote Address

5:15-6:30 - Sunday Session 1
A: Cub Scout Recruiting
B: Cold Weather Camping
OA: OA High Adventure

6:45-8:00 - Sunday Session 2
A: Outdoor Ethics Orientation
B: Camp Fleischmann - What’s Happening?
OA: OA Representative Training

8:15 - Sunday Cracker Barrel
 
 
Monday, Nov. 8:

5:30 - Opening Session

5:45-6:45 - Session 1
A: BSA Conservation Awards
B: Cubs - Duty to Country & Patriotism
C: Firearms Orientation Training
OA: NOAC & Other National Events

7:00-8:00 - Session 2
A: Cub Scout Advancement
B: Scouts BSA - Duty to Country & Patriotism
C: Firearms Orientation Training
OA: OA Chapter Leadership

8:15-9:00 - Cracker Barrel

 
Tuesday, Nov. 9:

5:30 - Opening Session

5:45-6:45 - Session 1
A: Scouts BSA Advancement
B: Preparing Cubs for Scouts BSA
C: Camp Fleischmann - What’s Happening?
OA: Intro to OA Ceremonies

7:00-8:00 - Session 2
A: Using my.scouting - General
B: Hiking in Scouts BSA

C: Implementing ILST: A "How-to" Guide

OA: OA History

8:15-9:00 - Cracker Barrel
 
 
Wednesday, Nov. 10:

5:30 - Opening Session

5:45-6:45 - Session 1
A: Navigating as a Den Leader
B: New Merit Badge - Citizenship in Society
OA: Effective Unit Elections

7:00-8:00 - Session 2
A: Using Scoutbook
B: Essentials of Merit Badge Counseling
C: Camp Fleischmann - What’s Happening?
OA: OA Patch Design

8:15-9:00 - Cracker Barrel


Thursday, Nov. 11:

5:30 - Opening Session

5:45-6:45 - Session 1
A: Recruiting Older Scouts
B: Cub Scout Pack Meeting Ideas
C: Using my.scouting for Key 3 members
OA: Lodge Leadership

7:00-8:00 - Session 2
A: Retaining Older Scouts
B: Scouting on Arbor Day
OA: Lodgemaster 101

8:15-9:00 - Cracker Barrel

 

Friday, Nov. 12:

5:30 - Opening Session

5:45-6:45 - Session 1
A: Outdoor Ethics Orientation
B: BSA Health & Medical Records - How to Handle Them Properly
C: Commissioners: MCS 307 - Serving Newly Formed Units
OA: OA Comms Basics

7:00-8:00 - Session 2
A: Cub Scout Pack Meeting Ideas
B: Trail to Eagle
C: Commissioners: MCS 312 - Recruiting the 21st Century Volunteer
OA: Path to Brotherhood

8:15-9:00 - Cracker Barrel

 

Saturday, Nov. 13

8:00-9:00AM - General Closing Session

 

Note at the bottom of the email receipt registrants receive:

Thank you for registering for Nevada Area Council's University of Scouting. Registration is now open for specific sessions using SignUpGenius. After you register with SignUpGenius, you'll receive an email confirmation with all of the zoom links you'll need throughout the week. Please do not share the links with others who haven't registered for the event. If you create an account through SignUpGenius, you'll be able to go back in and edit your selections if needed, so that's a recommendation but it isn't a requirement. 

 

Register HERE.