All newly approved or veteran Merit Badge Counselors, Scout leaders and anyone else who is involved with the Merit badge Process are invited to attend a FREE short Merit Badge Counselor training session sponsored by the Council Advancement Committee on
September 8, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the
Council Service & Training Center.
 In Addition to presenting a comprehensive overview of the entire MB program, this session will focus on the responsibilities of a MB counselor.

Read more: Merit Badge Counselor Training

aka: BALOO & Webelos Leader Outdoor Training



September 13 & 14, 2014

Camp Acahela


The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council invites you to participate in a weekend of Cub Leader Outdoor Training at Camp Acahela. The weekend will start with BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) which will run Saturday morning (registration is from 8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.) until 6:00 p.m. and then continue with WEBELOS Leader Outdoor Training that starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and concludes on Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m.

Read more: Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Training

Den ChiefOctober 4 or November 15, 2014 - Scout Service & Training Center

The Northeastern PA Council Training Committee will be offering a half-day Den Chief Training course on either October 5th OR November 16th, This course is for for all prospective Boy Scouts who would like to try their hand at being a Den Chief or those who are already a Den Chief, but have never been officially trained for the job.

Read more: Den Chief Training

Basic Leader Training

Sept 27, 2014 - Scout Service and Trainng Center

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Oct 18-19 2014 - Goose Pond Scout Reservation

The Specific Training portion addresses the needs of adults who have recently accepted the responsibility of delivering the Scouting program to youth by serving as Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. The Outdoor Weekend is a fun-filled program of hands-on skills training in the outdoors. It's designed to help you master the basic camp skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class. Both, along with This is Scouting, are required to be considered TRAINED and are a prerequisite for attendance at WOOD BADGE.

Read more: Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training and Intro to Outdoor Skills

​​Basic Leader Training

November 1, 2014

Scout Service & Training Center


You are cordially invited to Cub Scout Leader Specific Training. The purpose of Scouting is to teach values and ethical behavior, using a program of fun and learning that is interesting, exciting, and engaging for our youth members. This is accomplished through the efforts and dedication of thousands of volunteer leaders. They cannot be successful in this vital mission without a thorough knowledge of what they are trying to accomplish and how to go about it. And that knowledge comes through training.

Read more: Cub Scout Leader Specific Training