Scouting Courses for all Scouts and Adults April 29th.

posted Feb 6, 2018, 7:51 AM by Webmaster Troop 13   [ updated Feb 6, 2018, 4:09 PM ]

New England Base Camp Outdoor Conference

Sunday, April 29th, 2018 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.


411 Unquity Road Milton, MA


Click here for registration link


Introduction and advanced courses in outdoor skills, tips and tricks for leading outings, and hands-on activities! Learning & Training for Adult Leaders & Scouts.

The NEBC Outdoor Conference is for those trying to make their unit’s experience more interesting and challenging. Courses are hands on and interactive with experts on hand to help you build on your unit’s plan. You will leave having gained skills and ideas on how to take the well-grounded next step to enhance your program.

Sixteen different program areas:

 

Aquatics, Big Time Hiking, Biking, Camping, Climbing, First Aid, Fishing, High Adventure Bases, Hiking, Outdoor Cooking, Outdoor Skills, Paddling, Scouting, Shooting Sports, Specialty, Winter

 

Four different courses offered in each program area. With four time periods, you have the opportunity to take four different courses in whatever pathways you find interesting!


Experience Scout training outside a classroom setting. Prepare activities and acquire skills where Scout training are meant to take place...in the outdoors!


Six opportunities to earn certifications!

Click Here to Check Out All of the in-depth details of the Program Course Offerings

 

 

Additional exhibitions:

  • Champion hunting dogs

  • World Record-Holding Trick Archery

  • What’s New at New England Base Camp & the Northern NeXus

  • Photographing in Nature

  • Vendors from outdoor camping companies

Aquatics

  • ·         Safety Afloat Certification earned.
  • ·         Safe Swim Defense Certification earned.
  • ·         Paddle Craft Safety Note: This course takes 2 time periods. Certification earned.

Big Time Hiking

  • ·         Backcountry Navigation with Maps & Compasses
  • ·         Appalachian Trail thru-hike
  • ·         Long Distance Packing
  • ·         Collecting the White Mountains 4,000 footers

Biking

  • ·         Bike Maintenance & Roadside Repair
  • ·         Planning a Bike Trip
  • ·         Overnight Packing on a Bike
  • ·         Introduction to Mountain Biking.

Camping

  • ·         Find Your Park
  • ·         Camping Basics for 1st Time Campers
  • ·         Essential Camping Skills

Climbing

  • ·         Ice Climbing and Mountaineering
  • ·         Climb on Safely - Certification earned.
  • ·         Rock Climbing Basics
  • ·         Climbing Opportunities

First Aid

  • ·         Wilderness First Aid - Note: This course takes 2 time periods. No certification earned.

Fishing

  • ·         Fly Fishing
  • ·         Planning a Fishing Trip
  • ·         Fly Tying
  • ·         Fishing with Kids

High Adventure Bases

  • ·         Philmont
  • ·         Sea Base
  • ·         Northern tier
  • ·         Summit

Hiking

  • ·         Hiking Metro Boston’s Best Spots
  • ·         Hiking 101- What’s Inside Your Pack
  • ·         Hiking New England’s Best Places
  • ·         Hiking Trails

Outdoor Cooking

  • ·         Camp Cooking Basics for Backpackers
  • ·         Hands-on Camp Stoves & H20 Filtration
  • ·         Gourmet Camp Cooking
  • ·         Camp Cooking Basics
  • ·         Dutch Oven Cooking - Note: This course takes 2 time periods

Paddling

  • ·         Paddling with Kids
  • ·         Paddling Treks
  • ·         Paddling Gear & Packing
  • ·         Paddling Basics

Shooting Sports

  • ·         Mountain Man & Black Powder Rifles
  • ·         Shooting Sports Programs
  • ·         What I Can/ Can’t Do with Scouts in Shooting Sports
  • ·         The Best of Archery
  • ·         BB Shooting Note: This course takes 2 time periods. Certification earned
  • ·         Archery Note: This course takes 2 time periods. Certification earned

Specialty

  • ·         Geocaching
  • ·         Outdoor Ethics- Know What to Do in the Woods
  • ·         Leave No Trace
  • ·         Blacksmithing

Winter

  • ·         Winter Camping Basics
  • ·         Wilderness Survival- Winter Skills
  • ·         Snowshoeing Basics & Local Trails
  • ·         Packing for Winter

 

Registration: 8:00am

 

Period 1: 9:00am- 10:30am

Period 2: 10:30am- 12:00pm

Lunch: 12:00pm- 1:00pm

Period 3: 1:00pm- 2:30pm

Period 4: 2:30pm- 4:00pm

 

 Sponsorship inquiries: Mariama.Sano@scouting.org

Cost
$35.00 per Adult
$35.00 per Youth
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Webmaster Troop 13,
Feb 6, 2018, 4:15 PM
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