San Diego-Imperial Council celebrates 100 years of service.

Supplemental Training Schedule

The supplemental training schedule describes courses that are designed to help Scouters with a particular skill or to enhance their Scouting role.

Cub Scouting   Boy Scouting   Varsity   Venturing   Sea Scouts
Youth   Commissioner   Charter Organization Representative

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

This one day course is an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 7, 2017 Vista   Register Online  

BSA/ARC Lifeguard Certification

This course provides professional-level training for lifeguards who will be serving at unit or summer camp swimming activities. Course participants must attend all session dates.

Date(s) Location Valid
Dec 26-30, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center Three Years

For additional classes, contact the American Red Cross of SDIC / Imperial Counties

American Red Cross Instructors and those who would like to become instructors: If you currently are a Red Cross instructor or have thought about learning to become a Red Cross instructor and are at least 16 years of age, please email the Council First Aid Training Coordinators, Suzi Stone and Steve Stone.

BSA Climbing Instructor

Experienced climbers can help keep climbing/rappelling as part of BSA activities by taking this course to become a trained BSA instructor for a unit, district, or council. Consult the High Adventure website for available dates.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various San Diego 2 Years

Catholic Committee on Scouting Religious Emblem Counselor

This training is geared to those Catholic adults that are interested in facilitating religious emblems with scouting youth.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

COPE Instructor Level 1

This course will prepare you to facilitate safe, effective and fun COPE activities. Learn the basics of how to run initiative games, low elements, high elements, spotting, and belaying. Learn how to debrief each objective to get your group learning and growing.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

COPE Instructor Level 2

Participants who complete this course can open and operate all council COPE 1 Climbing elements. Learn how to set up, break down, inspect and test all low course and high course objectives. Learn high angle rescue techniques, as well as all the fun paperwork that is required behind the scenes.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 13-15 and Nov 10-12, 2017 Mataguay Scout Ranch Three Years; Level 1 certification required prior to course.

Crew Officers Orientation

This training is geared primarily to Venturing youth that are elected into positions as officers within their Venturing crew, but it can also be used by adult leaders to learn the duties of the officers in the crew.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Den Chief Training

Boy Scouts wishing to become den chiefs will take this course as part of their training to become a den chief. The course identifies den chief responsibilities and tasks, and describes the den chief's relationship to the adult den leaders and how that relates to the den chief's activities with the den.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  
Oct 7, 2017 Vista   Register Online  

District Committee Workshop

This course meets the basic training need of members of the district committee. The course also results in a well-coordinated and dedicated group of Scouters committed to achieving the mission of the council and its districts.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Syllabus for District K3 use  

Eagle Scout Service Project Counselor

This Council training is offered to new and experienced Eagle Scout Service Project Counselors. The course will review the responsibilities of the Counselor, provide tips for ensuring Scouts choose appropriate and challenging projects and review established guidelines designed to help Scouts write acceptable plans.

Date(s) Location Valid
Nov 9, 2017 San Diego One Year

First Aid/CPR/AED

This course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims about 12 years and older. Successful students will receive a certificate for Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 13, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center
Course cancelled.
Two Years
Oct 28, 2017 Vista   Register Online Two Years
Nov 18, 2017 Camp Balboa Atherton Hall   
Register Online
Two Years
Feb 10, 2018 Camp Balboa Atherton Hall Two Years

For additional classes, contact the American Red Cross of SDIC / Imperial Counties

American Red Cross Instructors and those who would like to become instructors: If you currently are a Red Cross instructor or have thought about learning to become a Red Cross instructor and are at least 16 years of age, please email the Council First Aid Training Coordinators, Suzi Stone and Steve Stone.

First Aid / Adult CPR Challenge

This course is for those who have a working knowledge of the current First Aid and CPR skills and wish to test for re-qualification.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 27, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center   
Register Online
 
Nov 3, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center   
Register Online
 
Jan 12, 2018 Camp Balboa Atherton Hall  
Feb 23, 2018 Camp Balboa Atherton Hall  

For additional classes, contact the American Red Cross of SDIC / Imperial Counties

American Red Cross Instructors and those who would like to become instructors: If you currently are a Red Cross instructor or have thought about learning to become a Red Cross instructor and are at least 16 years of age, please email the Council First Aid Training Coordinators, Suzi Stone and Steve Stone.

High Adventure Leader Trek (HALTT)

This 37-hour course prepares unit leaders for backpacking and wilderness camping trips. Topics include trek planning, equipment, food, health and safety, orienteering, and places to go. See the HALTT website for all available training dates.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various San Diego Various

High Adventure Leader Trek (HALTT) Retraining

This one-day refresher course allows a High Adventure Leader to keep his/her certification up-to-date. This course must be taken every four years.

Date(s) Location Valid
Nov 4, 2017 San Diego Retrain Every 4 Years
Jun 2, 2018 San Diego Retrain Every 4 Years
Nov 3, 2018 San Diego Retrain Every 4 Years

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC)

This course is intended to help Venturers in leadership positions within their crew understand their responsibilities and equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. This is a youth led training designed to be conducted at the unit level. See syllabus link below.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Syllabus  

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships (ILSS)

This course is intended to help Sea Scouts in leadership positions within their ship understand their responsibilities and equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. This is a youth led training designed to be conducted at the unit level. See syllabus link below.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Syllabus  

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST)

This course is intended to help Boy Scouts in leadership positions within their troop understand their responsibilities and equip them with organizational and leadership skills to fulfill those responsibilities. This is a youth led training designed to be conducted at the unit level. See syllabus link below.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Syllabus  
Sep 28, 2017 Chula Vista   Register Online  
Oct 7, 2017 Vista
Registration coming soon
 

Kodiak Challenge

The Kodiak Challenge is designed to be an adventure that pushes the boundaries of every participant as they apply the leadership skills learned in the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops or Crews, NYLT, and/or NAYLE.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Leave No Trace Master Educator

This five-day, five-night course trains interested individuals ages 18 and older to serve as Leave No Trace Master Educators. Master Educators work with their council's outdoor ethics advocates to provide Leave No Trace Trainer, BSA Leave No Trace 101, and outdoor ethics awareness courses. Each BSA Master Educator course is taught by a set of nationally designated Master Educator Instructors, so your Master Educator standing is recognized nationally be the BSA's partner, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 27-29 & Nov 9-12, 2017 Lake Perris & Mission Creek Preserve  

Leave No Trace Trainer

This course includes a classroom session that reviews the principles and ethics of Leave No Trace and outlines the responsibilities of council LNT Trainers. Participants must complete Tread Lightly! 101 & Leave No Trace Online Awareness courses prior to attending. Following the classroom portion participants attend a two-day outdoor training to practice the skills and principles they have learned and qualify them to conduct LNT training in their units.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Leave No Trace 101 Awareness

This course will provide a knowledge of Leave No Trace and its seven principles, explain the importance of LNT in outdoor activities and provide information regarding where to locate additional LNT resources and opportunities for further training.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Merit Badge Counselor Orientation

The purpose of this training is to provide council or district approved and registered merit badge counselors with understanding of the methods of counseling and their role in the advancement program of Boy Scouts of America.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Outdoor Ethics Guide

This course is for Boy Scouts that want to teach Outdoor Ethics (Leave No Trace, Tread Lightly! and Land Ethic) to Scouts and adults to complete the requirements for advancement and awards, as well as, be able to serve in a leadership position that will count towards Eagle advancement.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders (OWL)

This course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Philmont Scout Ranch

The Philmont Training Center (PTC) is the national volunteer training center for the Boy Scouts of America. Each conference features the latest tools and techniques, audiovisuals, discussions, idea sharing, and activities led by a faculty of experienced Scouters. All registered Scouters are invited to attend training center courses.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various Philmont Scout Ranch Various

Philmont Treks Training

The San Diego-Imperial Council Philmont Treks training staff and SDIC High Adventure Team are committed to helping scout leaders prepare for a Philmont Trek through specially hosted Roundtables in January and October.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various San Diego Various

Pow Wow

This one-day training event is a fun-filled day of learning offering specific information leaders can immediately bring back to use in their den and pack programs.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Powder Horn

This course is designed to introduce and expose Venturing and Boy Scout unit leaders and youth who are at least 16 years of age to the activities and resources necessary to operate a successful outdoor/high-adventure unit-level program.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Safe Swim Defense

This course discusses a plan for conducting swimming activities in a safe manner.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online Two Years

Safety Afloat

This course has been developed to promote boating and boating safety and to set standards for safe unit activity afloat.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online Two Years

Scout Parents Unit Coordinator

This course will discuss the duties of the Coordinator position to help involve more adults with the unit's program, thus creating a better informed group of parents connected to their child's Scouting experience.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online  

Specialist Training: 3-Day Snow Backpack to San Jacinto

This course prepares unit leaders in areas beyond the basic HALTT training; specific instruction involves skills needed for snow camping and backpacking.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Specialist Training: Desert Backpack to Anza Borrego

This course prepares unit leaders in areas beyond the basic HALTT training; specific instruction involves skills needed for desert backpacking.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 21-22, 2017 San Diego  
Oct 20-21, 2018 San Diego  

Specialist Training: Equipment Making, Emergencies

This course prepares unit leaders in areas beyond the basic HALTT training; specific instruction involves skills needed for equipment making and addressing emergencies.

Date(s) Location Valid
Dec 2-3, 2017 San Diego  
Dec 1-2, 2018 San Diego  

Specialist Training: Leadership & Desert Skills

This course prepares unit leaders in areas beyond the basic HALTT training; specific instruction involves desert skills.

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 7-8, 2017 San Diego  
Oct 6-7, 2018 San Diego  

Specialist Training: Snow Skills and Trip Planning

This course prepares unit leaders in areas beyond the basic HALTT training; specific instruction involves skills needed for snow camping.

Date(s) Location Valid
Jan 20-21, 2018 San Diego  

STEM Nova Counselor

This course is intended to provide Nova counselors with the basic information they need to conduct successful Nova counselling sessions and activities.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Self-Study Syllabus Retrain For Each Position

STEM SuperNova Mentor

This course is a self-study training course for STEM Supernova mentors.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Self-Study Syllabus  

T3 Master Training

There are three trainings to T3: Fundamentals of Training, Trainers EDGE and Master Trainer. All three courses are required to qualify as a Master Trainer.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Trail Building

This one-day course is designed to teach Scouts trail construction and maintenance. Offered from September to May. Go to the High Adventure website for available dates.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various San Diego County  

Trainers EDGE

While the Trainer's EDGE is a required train-the-trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs, it is also for other trainers wishing to enhance their training and presentation skills.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD    

Tread Lightly! Master Course

This is a two-day course designed to provide an in-depth look at outdoor ethics focusing on motorized and mechanized recreation on both land and water. Participation in the course qualifies individuals to present the Tread Lightly message consistent to others in their state or region. Participants will work with Tread Lightly! staff on understanding the role outdoor ethics play in the recreation community, learn the tread Lightly! principles of responsible recreation, develop an action plan for outreach in their community, and be provided with the tools to conduct a variety of learning opportunities including training Tread Trainers through an 8-hour session.

Date(s) Location Valid
TBD Watch here for future courses.  

Tread Lightly! Trainer

This is an 8-hour hands-on workshop designed to provide a 'crash course' in outdoor ethics focusing on motorized and mechanized recreation on both land and water. Participation in the course qualifies individuals to present the Tread Lightly! message to others in their council.

Date(s) Location Valid
Dec 2, 2017 Camp Fiesta Island  

Unit Backpack

This is a weekend training program designed for youth so they can learn basic backpacking and trail camping under their own adult leadership. See the High Adventure website for all available training dates.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various Mataguay Scout Ranch  

University of Scouting

The purpose of this one-day training is to provide a broad array of introductory, supplemental, and advanced courses for all BSA youth & adult leader positions in support of every youth program area.

Date(s) Location Valid
Aug 11, 2018 Point Loma Nazarene University
San Diego
 

Water Trek

This 15-hour course prepares unit leaders to operate on flat and moving water. See the High Adventure website for all available training dates.

Date(s) Location Valid
Various San Diego Various

Weather Hazards

This training must be completed prior to requesting a tour permit from the BSA. The module presents safety precautions for eight different types of weather, as well as planning, preparation, and traditional weather signs.

Date(s) Location Valid
Always Online Two Years

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. A current basic level certificate in First Aid/CPR/AED certification is required to participate in the WRFA Course. We will only accept certifications from the following organizations: American Red Cross, Canadian Red Cross, American Heart Association, National Safety Council, American Safety and Health Institute, Emergency Care and Safety Institute, Medic First Aid, San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute (Community Colleges classes).

Date(s) Location Valid
Oct 14-15, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center
Course cancelled.
Two Years
Oct 28-29, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center Two Years
Nov 4-5, 2017 San Diego Kroc Center   
Register Online
Two Years
Jan 13-14, 2018 Camp Balboa Atherton Hall Two Years
Feb 24-25, 2018 Camp Balboa Atherton Hall Two Years

Send updates to the Training Webmaster.