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Courses and Resources – Advancement

Advancement

Scouts BSA – A daughter’s experience

Trail to Eagle

Scoutmaster Conference & Board of Reviews

Planning an Eagle Court of Honor

Religious Awards

All Things Webelos: Earning the Arrow of Light & Crossing Over to ScoutsBSA

This page serves to host links to resources for courses from the 2021 TREX Event. For access to the live course and recorded videos please register to participate below.

All things WEBELOS: Earning the rank, Arrow of Light & Crossing over to ScoutsBSA

Kim Salvo

This session focuses on all things WEBELOS with an emphasis on capturing their interest to continue they Scouting journey into Scouts BSA. You’ll learn the tools to help you transition your younger Cub Scouts into a model that starts to follow the Scouts BSA program along with the Adventure requirements for both Dens, elective adventures, and key activities to prepare your Den for their cross over into Scouts BSA. Ready, set, WEBELOS!

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All Things Webelos

The Trail to Eagle

Sean Rowley, Tom Kramer

This will help unit leadership understand what is necessary for a Scout to become an Eagle Scout. Describe the process for a Scout to reach the rank of Eagle – This session is intended for Adults associated with the Eagle Scout Process: Scoutmasters, Committee Members, District Advancement Committee Members and Parents. Upcoming Eagle candidates are, of course, welcome, too. Learn the overview of the Scouts BSA advancement to the Rank of Eagle Scout. This session covers critical time-lines, including the ideal 9-month process for youth to follow for successful achievement of rank. Also includes record keeping and deadlines.

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Trail to Eagle

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Scouts BSA – A daughter’s experience

David Bisceglia, Beatrix Bisceglia

A discussion, question & answer session for young ladies/girls in Scouting: some thoughts, experiences, successes and challenges for them in ScoutsBSA from one of the first Girl Eagle Scouts in the country. Parents with daughters already in or thinking of joining ScoutsBSA are invited to this session. Find out about all the fun, adventure and skills training that Scouts offers to young ladies.

Scoutmaster Conference and Boards of Review

Anthony Bracciante

Live, interactive discussion about Scoutmaster Conferences and Board of Reviews – Best Practices and Procedures – traps to avoid.

Religious Awards

Sokratis Galitsis, John Harling

Religious Awards that can be achieved by Scouts and Scouters of all ages. Religious Awards go across all levels – Cub, Scouts BSA, Venture and Scouters. Depending on the faith, there are anywhere from 4 to 6 awards available from Tiger Cub through to Adult Scouter.

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Duty to God Brochure

Planning an Eagle Court of Honor

Tim Thom

Why do and what is the purpose of the Eagle Court of Honor? How do you prepare for an ECoH? What is the right way to conduct an ECoH? How is the ECoH different from other Courts of Honor and who should attend? Let’s talk Eagle. You don’t have to be an Eagle; you just need to have Eagle Candidates in the wings – and don’t we all?