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Boy Scouts of America

Trainer's EDGE® Development Conference

2021 Date TBA




Open to Everyone!
Required training for NYLT and Wood Badge Staffs
The Trainer's EDGE®, replaces the Trainer Development Conference (BSA 500) as the required train-the-trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs. Only practice can polish skills, and this course is intended to “train the trainer” on behaviors and resources while offering hands-on experience in methods and media.
Pre-course Preparation:  You must prepare a 10-12 minute presentation on a topic from any BSA material. Your presentation should allow you to demonstrate the skills of a trainer.   You will receive constructive feedback on your presentation from the other participants.
Who Should Attend? 
  • Youth trainers for NYLT, Venturing, Order of the Arrow, and summer camp staff. (Must be at least 14)
  • Pack Trainers and Den Chiefs, Current or new District trainers in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity and Venturing
  • Council trainers for NYLT, Youth Protection, University of Scouting and POW WOW
  • Commissioners – All Unit, District, ADC and Roundtable
  • ANYONE in scouting who is interested and wants to learn to communicate ideas better!
When:   TBA - 9:00am–5:00pm (check-in starts at 8:30am)
Where:  Our Shepard Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park, MD 21146  
Cost: $20 – Includes continental breakfast, beverages, lunch and course materials
Questions Contact Ellery Loomis
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