Trainer's EDGE

Trainer's EDGE

2017 Courses

Trainer's EDGE 1 - University of Scouting January 21, 2017
Trainer's EDGE 2 - John D. Murchison Scouting Center February 25, 2017
Trainer's EDGE -     Bobby Lyle ♦ Billy Gamble Scouting Center April 22, 2017
Trainer's EDGE 3 - John D. Murchison Scouting Center June 3, 2017
Trainer's EDGE 4 - Bobby Lyle ♦ Billy Gamble Scouting Center August 5, 2017
Trainer's EDGE 5 - Bobby Lyle ♦ Billy Gamble Scouting Center December 2, 2017

All courses begin at 8:00 a.m. and finish up between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
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The Trainer’s EDGE is the required train‐the‐trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs. The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. Only practice can polish these skills, but this course focuses on training behaviors and resources while offering hands‐on experience in methods and media. 

Trainer's EDGE is recommended for all unit trainers, Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Venturing Advisors, Varsity Coaches, district trainers, and others interested in improving their training and presentation skills. Presenters of all levels and skills are welcome and expected.
Participants will have the opportunity to be in front of a small group, which will offer feedback that will help improve skills as a trainer. Likewise, each person will provide the gift of feedback for other presenters in a positive, helpful way. Be prepared upon arrival to present a 7-10 minute presentation on any Boy Scout (including Cub Scout, Venturing and Varsity) material.

  • Youth and adults will be attending and staffing this course, unless otherwise noted.
  • The course will take a full day.
  • Please wear your full field uniform for this training event.
  • The cost of the course is $20, which includes lunch, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Register through CampMaster.

Presenting is important, but a good trainer is more than a good presenter. A good trainer imparts knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in a classroom.

Requirements for Participants
Minimum Age: 13
Minimum Rank (for Boy Scouts): Life Scout

Requirements for Staff
Minimum Age 14
Previous Course Graduate

  • The cost to staff the course is $10, unless otherwise noted.

 

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