posted Jan 8, 2019, 12:40 PM by John Royar

University of Scouting is an annual one-day supplemental training event for volunteer leaders, youth (Venturing/Sea Scouts), and parents at all levels in every Scouting program: Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA , Venturing/Sea Scouts, District, or Council operations. This event has been moved to May 4th, 2019.

Who should attend University of Scouting?

YOU should attend for sure, along with hundreds of your fellow Scout leaders and Scouting parents from the East Texas Area Council. All registered leaders, potential leaders and parents looking for the very best program for their youth in Scouting will find a variety of classes relevant to their current, or future, position in Scouting. Whether you are new to the Scouting program or a veteran of many years, the University of Scouting has something for you! The University of Scouting offers a wide range of unique adult leader training courses:

• Cub Scouting: Boy, Girl and Family Pack leaders can pick up tips, hints, and fun suggestions which will help their dens, the pack, and most importantly their own Scouts. Explore new cooking ideas, learn to tie knots, or even have some magical experiences during your meetings.

• Scouts BSA: Boy and Girl Troop leaders can learn about any of BSA's high-adventure bases or receive some pointers on "Meaningful Scoutmaster Conferences"  or a learn more from a variety of topics.

• Venturing/Sea Scouts: Venturing advisors and Ship Skippers can spend the day on specific topics. *Crew and Ship youth may participate as well*

• Commissioner Science: Commissioners have a slate of offerings to help earn Basic Training and knowledge tools of the trade.

• District/Council Studies: Leaders and parents can take other general studies topics which span a variety of Scouting operations.


Cost and location to be announced soon.


May the Fourth be with You!