Commissioner College & University of Scouting

Event Details

February23
Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 7:30am to 4:30pm
Albright College
1621 N 13th St, Reading, PA 19604
As part of the Horseshoe Trail Cluster, Commissioners will be able to receive advanced training in Commissioner Sciences. All those registered Commissioners or those interested in Commissioner Service should attend. All leaders are invited to attend University of Scouting classes for training and workshops to improve the service that they offer to youth: Every Youth Deserves a Trained Leader! Select classes will also be held for youth members aged 13+.

Activity Information

US 001: Youth Protection Training

Audience: Adults

Fulfills BSA Leader Training Requirements.

Remember: ALL adults (and 18+ Venturing Participants) must complete YPT BEFORE they can be registered in any position, including Merit Badge Counselor and Scouter Reserve.

Sessions
 
Title: US 001: Youth Protection Training
Location: ROS 221

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:50 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 002: Den Chief Training

Audience: Youth
Fulfills requirements for the Den Chief youth position, a key part of Troop-Pack relationships
Sessions
 
Title: US 002: Den Chief Training
Location: ROS 203

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Youth Participant
Staff Member

US 003: Using ILST in Your Troop

Audience: Anyone
Sessions
 
Title: US 003: Using ILST in Your Troop
Location: ROS 201

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Youth Participant
Staff Member

US 010: Den Leader & Cubmaster Training

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 010: Den Leader & Cubmaster Training
Location: ROS 205

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 011: Pack/Troop Committee & COR Training

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 011: Pack/Troop Committee & COR Training
Location: ROS 201

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 012: District Committee Workshop

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 012: District Committee Workshop
Location: ROS 201

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 013: Merit Badge Counselor Training

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 013A: Merit Badge Counselor Training
Location: ROS 205

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
 
Title: US 013B: Merit Badge Counselor Training
Location: ROS 202

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 020: Build the Bank - Fundraising

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 020: Build the Bank - Fundraising
Location: ROS 221

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 021: Rally the Volunteers

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 020: Build the Bank - Fundraising
Location: ROS 221

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 022: Scouting & Special Needs

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 022A: Scouting & Special Needs Youth
Location: ROS 221

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
 
Title: US 022B: Scouting & Special Needs Youth
Location: ROS 201

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 023: The OA and Your Troop

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 023: The OA and Your Troop
Location: ROS 201

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 024: Engaging Older Scouts

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 024: Engaging Older Scouts
Location: ROS 221

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 025: What's A Commissioner?

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 025: What's A Commissioner?
Location: ROS 205

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 026: Nuts for Knots

Audience: Anyone
Sessions
 
Title: US 026: Nuts for Knots
Location: ROS 205

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Youth Participant
Staff Member

US 027 Camp Gadgets

Audience: Anyone
Learn how to build interesting camp gadgets and tools using rope, spars, and bamboo. Taught by the 2019 World Jamboree's Assistant Pioneering Director, Tom Wolfinger.
Sessions
 
Title: US 027 Camp Gadgets
Location: ROS 205

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Youth Participant
Staff Member

US 028: Outing in Scouting Safely

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 028: Outing in Scouting Safely
Location: ROS 202

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 029: Scouts BSA & Family Scouting

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 029: Scouts BSA & Family Scouting
Location: ROS 205

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 030: Webelos to Scout Transition

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 030: Webelos to Scout Transition
Location: ROS 221

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 031: Intro to STEM

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 031: Intro to STEM
Location: ROS 202

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 040: Scoutbook

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: US 040A: Scoutbook
Location: ROS 202

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
 
Title: US 040B: Scoutbook
Location: ROS 202

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
 
Title: US 040C: Scoutbook
Location: ROS 202

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 041: Leave No Trace 101

Audience: Anyone
Sessions
 
Title: US 041: Leave No Trace 101
Location: ROS 203

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Youth Participant
Staff Member

US 050: CPR Certification

Audience: Adults
Additional Fee: $30.00
Sessions
Capacity: 12
Registered: 2
Title: US 050: CPR Certification
Location: ROS 204

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

US 051: Basic First Aid Certification

Audience: Adults
Additional Fee: $30.00
Sessions
Capacity: 12
Registered: 2
Title: US 051: Basic First Aid Certification
Location: ROS 204

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

CC 001: Commissioner Basic Training

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: CC 001: Commissioner Basic Training
Location: ROS 105

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 101: Core Concepts

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 101: Core Concepts
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 103: Linking District Resources

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 103: Linking District Resources
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 105: Common Unit Issues

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 105: Common Unit Issues
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 106: Coaching Leaders

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 106: Coaching Leaders
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 108: Mining Internet Resources

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 108: Mining Internet Resources
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 112: Recruiting Commissioners

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 112: Recruiting Commissioners
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 114: Communicating with Leaders

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 114: Communicating with Leaders
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

BCS 117: Commissioners & Key 3

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: BCS 117: Commissioners & Key 3
Location: ROS 101

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 302: On Time Charter Renewal

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 302: On Time Charter Renewal
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 305: Resolving Critical Issues

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 305: Resolving Critical Issues
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 306: Mentoring Skills

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 306: Mentoring Skills
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 316: Developing a Unit Service Plan

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 316: Developing a Unit Service Plan
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 303: Unit Service at District Level

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 303: Unit Service at District Level
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 350: Working with Roundtable Commissioners

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 350: Working with Roundtable Commissioners
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 352: After Roundtable

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 352: After Roundtable
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

MCS 358: Roundtables and Unit Problems

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: MCS 358: Roundtables and Unit Problems
Location: ROS 102

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

DCS 501: Selecting Your Topic

Audience: Adults
This session assists doctoral candidates in selecting their project or thesis concept.
Sessions
 
Title: DCS 501: Selecting Your Topic
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 8:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

DCS 502: Limiting Your Scope

Audience: Adults
Doctoral candidates explore various procedures to reduce their topic to a workable size.  A suggested approval process will also be shared.
Sessions
 
Title: DCS 502: Limiting Your Scope
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

DCS 503: Developing Your Project

Audience: Adults
Sessions
 
Title: DCS 503: Developing Your Project
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Prerequisites
This session covers the project or thesis outline and a variety of suggestions for writing and revising the report.
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

DCS 504: Project/Thesis Open Forum

Audience: Adults
This Q&A open forum provides doctoral candidates an opportunity to review completed projects and theses instilling confidence that this task is attainable.
Sessions
 
Title: DCS 504: Project/Thesis Open Forum
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

CED 701: Combating Commissioner Stress/Burnout

Audience: Adults
We’ve all had our moments when we ask ourselves, “Why are we involved in Scouting?” This session is designed to examine indicators of stress, how stress affects those around us, and how we might overcome these negative manifestations.
Sessions
 
Title: CED 701: Combating Commissioner Stress/Burnout
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Staff Member

CED 707: Becoming a Project/Thesis Advisor

Audience: Adults
This course prepares a person to become a project or thesis advisor, provides proven techniques to make this task easier, and helps to provide consistent standards for the acceptance of a completed Doctorate of Commissioner Science project or thesis.
Sessions
 
Title: CED 707: Becoming a Project/Thesis Advisor
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
Prerequisites
It is preferred that participants have already earned their CCS Doctorate
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

CED 712: Friendstorming

Audience: Adults
Recruiting is hard work. The process described in this course will aid in finding good Commissioners.
Sessions
 
Title: CED 712: Friendstorming
Location: ROS 105

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

CED 713: Advancement/Special Needs - Commissioners

Audience: Adults

Virtually every unit will experience having a youth who has disabilities.

This course will provide Commissioners with knowledge to share with unit leaders so they can provide an Advancement program which provides these youth with the Scouting opportunities to succeed.

Participants of this course will become familiar with the “Rules of Engagement” for advancement in each of the Scouting program areas to help them to respond to the needs of these special youth.

Sessions
 
Title: CED 713: Advancement/Special Needs - Commissioners
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

CED 716: Conflict Resolution for Commissioners

Audience: Adults
Conflict arises from differences. It occurs whenever people disagree over their values, motivations, perceptions, ideas, or desires. Sometimes these differences look trivial, but when a conflict triggers strong feelings, a deep personal need is at the core of the problem, a need to feel safe and secure, a need to feel respected and valued.
Sessions
 
Title: CED 716: Conflict Resolution for Commissioners
Location: ROS 105

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member

CED 720: Commissioner's Intro to Valuing Diversity

Audience: Adults
The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge and general understanding of diversity issues without making value judgments or calling into question peoples’ religious, culture, or political beliefs and affiliations.
Sessions
 
Title: CED 720: Commissioner's Intro to Valuing Diversity
Location: ROS 104

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM
Available to these Registration Types
Adult Participant
Staff Member