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Physical Wellness- Online

 

Physical Wellness Training was developed to help prepare attendees for the 2010 National Scout Jamboree. It is appropriate for leadership in all program areas and for Boy Scout and Venturing youth. The module focuses on Mind, Body and Spirit. Learning objectives include the ability to define physical wellness; identify ways to improve the wellness of the mind, body, and spirit; describe the role self-responsibility plays in wellness; and answer questions about nutrition. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes.

 

 

 

Safety Afloat- Online

 

All boating activities in Scouting are required to follow the nine basic principles of Safety Afloat. With an emphasis on accident prevention through proper preparation and skills, a unit that follows Safety Afloat can expect a safe, enjoyable activity. Safety Afloat is required for BSA tour permits for any trip afloat. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes. 

 

 

Safe Swim Defense - Online

 

All swimming activities in Scouting are required to follow the eight basic principles known collectively as the Safe Swim Defense plan. A unit that follows the plan can expect a safe, enjoyable aquatic experience. Safe Swim Defense is required for BSA tour permits. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes.

 

 

Weather Hazards- Online

 

Hazardous Weather training must be completed prior to requesting a tour permit from the BSA. The module presents safety precautions for eight different types of weather, as well as planning, preparation, and traditional weather signs. You will answer questions about the topics after each section. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes.

 

 

Climb On Safely- Online

 

Climb On Safely covers eight key safety points about climbing and rappelling and is required training for at least one adult leader on any type of Scouting outing that involves climbing or rappelling. You will watch a brief video broken into three sections and answer questions after each section. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 25 minutes.

 

 

 

Trek Safely- Online

 

"Trek Safely" covers seven key safety points about trekking and is recommended for adult leaders organizing any type of trek. You will watch a brief video broken into two sections and answer questions after each section. Completion is NOT always noted automatically in the BSA training records database, so please send a copy of your training certificate to your local council office. Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes.

 

 

Philmont National Training School

 

Since 1950 The Philmont Training Center (PTC) has provided a unique environment for training volunteer and professional leaders, and a fun family program for every member of the family.

 

 

 

 

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