Training Highlights

The Black Diamond District and the Utah National Parks Council offers hundreds of training opportunities for youth and adults year round.  Please check back often to find opportunities that will meet the needs of your units, leaders, and youth.

Youth Training Opportunities

Timberline National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed, week-long program designed to provide young men a positive learning environment where development of leadership skills is at the core.  The skills learned are immediately put into practice through a variety of games and activities in a fun environment.   The program is designed for boys age 12-14.

Varsity Scout All-Stars is a week of fun-filled, jam-packed, exciting days of high adventure youth leadership training. Leadership skills are taught and applied in a setting of Varsity Scout activities. It's the Varsity Scout equivalent of Woodbadge!

Varsity Scout All-Stars Course
Buck Hollow Scout Camp 
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Varsity On Belay! is a week of fun-filled exciting days of high adventure program training and fun! Program skills are taught and applied in the setting of Varsity Scout activities. Youth are instructed in how to utilize the resources and tools available to Varsity Scouts. This is not a youth leadership development conference; if that is desired consider a National Youth Leadership Training course (Varsity All Stars)

Venturing Kodiak Course combines the elements of leadership and service to others as the two key tenets of Venturing. Servant leadership is a philosophy that teaches the leader to work with and through a team to accomplish the mission.

Venturing Kodiak Course
 Family Odyssey at Tifie Scout Camp 

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Every Scout deserves a trained leader. When an adult leader is fully trained, she delivers the most comprehensive, safest, and fun program available. In addition to basic leadership training programs, the District and Council offer a variety of advanced leadership training programs throughout the year. Be committed, stay committed. Get the training your Scouts deserve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Training Opportunities: Council

Akela's Council(Cub Scouts)is an exciting 4 1/2 day Cub Scout Leader Training for those who have completed the Leader Basic Training. This fast-paced and inspiring training covers den doodles, den yells, relationships, Cub Scout forms, resources, Sports/Academic program, skits, puppets, charter renewal, BSA policies, insignia, Webelos Outdoor Experience, Cub Scouts with disabilities and much more.

Akela's Council Courses
Maple Dell Scout Camp 
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Woodbadge for the 21st Century (All Scouting Programs)encompasses 5 themes. You will be able to see Scouting as a family of Scout Programs. You will be able to recognize contemporary leadership concepts. And you will be able to revitalize your commitment to Scouting.

Woodbadge Courses (Council)
Various Dates | Various Locations | $160 - 180 per participant
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Adult Training Opportunities: District

Outdoor Leader Skills Training(North Star) This is a required training program for the following positions: Scoutmasters, and Assistants, Varsity Coaches and Assistants, Venturing Crew Leaders and Assistants. The course is taught in two sections: Thursday evening and a Friday/Saturday overnight.

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Adult Awards

Baden's Boot Award: Replaces the old Certificate of Mertit, no limit on how many can be submitted, or who can nominate.

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Second Miler Award: Nominations submitted by the stake , people who have been recognized with the Baden's boot level award previously.

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District Award of Merit: Nomination submitted by the Stake ADC(s), One per stake. Anyone can submit nominations to Stake. Stake should narrow what they present to the District to one nomination.

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Do A Good Turn Award: Nomination submitted by the Stake ADC(s), does not need to be associated with Scouting, One per stake. Anyone can submit nominations to Stake. Stake should narrow what they present to the District to one nomination.

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