Merit Badge Fair 2014 @ LMC Bertrand Crossing

Announcing the 2014 AL Merit Badge Fair to be held at Lake Michigan College Bertrand Crossing in Niles MI.  This year’s fair will be offering 26 merit badges (please read <Information> for rules, procedures and prerequisites)

WHEN: November 1, 2014 (9:00AM – 4:00PM)

WHERE: Lake Michigan College, 1905 Foundation Dr, Niles, MI, United States

TWO EASY WAYS TO REGISTER

1. MAIL:  Complete and return the  <Registration Form> with your check or completed credit card form to the LaSalle Council BSA, 1340 South Bend Ave, South Bend IN 46617.

2. FAX: Complete and Fax the <Registration Form> with credit card information to the LaSalle Council BSA at (574-289-0336).

 

“O.L.S. – OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SPECIFIC TRAINING”

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 night arrival is optional.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 8:00 AM

through

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 12:00 PM

Location: Willow Creek Methodist Church,

14010 E. Jefferson Blvd, Mishawaka, IN

Cost: $20 per person. Make check payable to BSA LaSalle Council.

HOW TO SIGN UP

Contact:

Jim Lietzan, Training Chair

jlietzan@dlz.com,

574-257-8179

or

Joe Wilfing, Roundup & Training Chair jrwilfing@gmail.com

574-323-1347

OTHER TRAINING SESSIONS

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

BOY SCOUT LEADER TRAINING”

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

BOY SCOUT LEADER TRAINING”

Location: LaSalle Council Scout Center

1340 South Bend, Ave

South Bend, IN

Roundtable

When: September 11, 2014

Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Location: Sunnyside Presbyterian 115 S Frances in South Bend

Feature Presentation: Mary Musick will be doing a presentation on recharter. You will be able to pick up your charter packets, as internet rechartering goes live on 10/1 and as always great fellowship!

The Order of the Arrow, White Beaver Chapter also meets and the same time and location.

One of the best sources for Cub Scout and Boy Scout adult leader education and information is your local district’s Cub Scout and Boy Scout Roundtable. These monthly meetings provide a forum for adult leaders to learn and share information. Separate Roundtables are held for Cub Scout and Boy Scout.

Roundtable provides a forum for adults involved as leaders in the program to:

  • Discuss topics of interest, both formally and informally
  • Learn about upcoming District and Council events and programs
  • Meet and exchange ideas with other leaders from the Algonquian District

Round Table Kick-Off

When: August 21, 2014

Time: 6:30 – 8:30PM

Location: St. Pat’s County Park, 50651 Laurel Road in South Bend. We will be in the Berta Shelter.

 

Feature Presentation: This is our program kick-off, have a breakout on roundups, flyers for training, discuss new information about recharter and great fellowship. The district will provide the meat and I am asking that the packs provide a side dish and the troops provide a dessert to share. If any of you would be great and bring your big 5 gallon coolers with lemonade and water, please let me know. I am in need of a couple of cooks as well, please let me know if you can help.

The Order of the Arrow, White Beaver Chapter also meets and the same time and location.

One of the best sources for Cub Scout and Boy Scout adult leader education and information is your local district’s Cub Scout and Boy Scout Roundtable. These monthly meetings provide a forum for adult leaders to learn and share information. Separate Roundtables are held for Cub Scout and Boy Scout.

Roundtable provides a forum for adults involved as leaders in the program to:

  • Discuss topics of interest, both formally and informally
  • Learn about upcoming District and Council events and programs
  • Meet and exchange ideas with other leaders from the Algonquian District

Trainer’s EDGE – Outside Training Opportunity

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Cricket Holler Scout Camp at the K-Lodge

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

$5.00 before June 15, 2014; after January 15th add $2.00

Lunch will be provided

Who should come?

YouthTrainersforJLTC,Venturing,Roundtable,OrderoftheArrow,andSummerCamp

District and Unit TrainersinCubScouting,BoyScouting,Venturing

CouncilTrainersfor Cub Leader, BALOO, OWL, IOLS, WoodBadge,YouthProtectionandalltheothertrainings.

Commissioners–Unit,District,AssistantDistrict,andRoundtable

AnyScoutLeaderwhowantstolearntocommunicateideasbetter

Any scout youth (Senior and Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders) and adult leaders who want to improve their communicate and training skills)

Pre-coursePreparation: Pleasepreparea10to12minutepresentationonatopicfrom

anyBSAmaterial.Yourpresentationshouldallowyoutodem-onstratetheskillsofatrainer.Youwillreceiveconstructive onyourpresentationfromtheotherparticipants.

Register at: http://www.miamivalleybsa.org/Calendar look for Trainers EDGE