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Chaplain’s Aide Training

Chaplain’s Aide training will be offered on Feb 11 from 1-5 PM and Feb 17 9AM-2PM.  This training will provide your Troop’s Chaplain’s Aide with the knowledge to perform this important role properly.  For locations, see the flyer here.  There is no charge for this training.  Please contact dakleist@comcast.net with questions.

God and Country Classes at SOTV

Protestant God and Country religious emblems classes for grades 1-12 will be held at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, starting January 21 for Boy Scouts and older Girl Scouts grade 6-12, and February 25 for Cub Scouts and younger Girl Scouts grades 1-5.  See here for a flyer and registration form.  Contact Bob Elliott at r.elliott14@comcast.net with questions and to register. 

Leadership Award Nominations

Your Scouting program is successful because of your volunteer leadership.  Please take this once-a-year opportunity to nominate those people for one of the awards, which will be presented at the Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Saturday, April 28. 

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Youth Protection

All registered leaders must have completed Youth Protection Training (YPT). New leaders must complete YPT or they will not be allowed to register. Current leaders must also complete YPT. Youth Protection Training is available on-line, and watch for a live “in-person” training (recommended) to be scheduled soon. Youth Protection Training needs to repeated every 2 years. A new enhanced, longer training will be available soon that will include additional topics such as Cyber Bullying.
All parents, registered leaders and youth should complete the appropriate level of training. As of September 1, 2017 all adults on outings of 72 hours or more must be registered and have completed Youth Protection Training.

Unit Commissioners Needed
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When leaders change positions, fill out and submit this form
Position Change Form (8kb)

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