Each year Scouting collaborates with several neighboring councils, program partners, sponsors and thousands of volunteers to bring together spectacular community events. The events include outdoor and family friendly activities as well as service projects. These events are open to the public and allow great insight into the fun and the impact of Scouting.
Leaders and Volunteers
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) most popular course and it creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one-and maybe even save a life. Class schedule is Saturday 8am-4:30pm and Sunday 8:30am-4:00pm. Fee includes Saturday lunch, Sunday breakfast and lunch and all materials. Tent sites are available upon request for Friday and/or Saturday night. Overnight stay is not required. Wilderness First Aid is open to all adult leaders, and is highly recommended for anyone attending trips where they are one mile from the nearest paved road. Age Requirement – Must be at least 16 yrs of age or part of a crew going to Philmont in 2015.
Wood Badge for the 21st Century is for all Scout leaders. It has been developed for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing leaders, as well as council and district Scouters. Boston Minuteman Council encourages all adult leaders to attend Wood Badge. Its focus is on leadership, not out-of-door skills. The following information is designed to provide you with key information about the course.
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