Council Training

Council Leadership Training Opportunities

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BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) Training

April 26-27, 2019
Camp Akela
Cost is $20.00

Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including pack camping overnighters and Webelos den overnighters.
BALOO training is comprised of two components—an online component and a practical, hands-on component. Both components must be completed to qualify as a “TRAINED” Cub Scout outdoor leader.

For more details and to register, click HERE.

IOLS (Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills) Training

April 26-27, 2019
Mitigwa Scout Reservation
Cost is $20.00

Join us on the hills above the river at Mitigwa Scout Reservation to work on leadership skills to provide the best program you can for the youth in your troop. The session will be available for Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS - the outdoor portion for Scouts BSA leaders).

For more details and to register, click HERE.

Iowa Challenge Training Consortium

2019 COPE & Climbing Training


Become a COPE/Climbing Facilitator in your local BSA Councils! Mid-Iowa – Hawkeye Area – Northeast Iowa - Winnebago Mitigwa - Howard H Cherry - CS Klaus - Ingawanis Cost is: $40.00 for one weekend $70.00 for both


For more details and to register, click HERE.

Cub Scout Range Officer Training

Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location Camp Akela
Want to become a Mid-Iowa Council Cub Scout Range Officer?
Join the team of volunteers who supervise and conduct the MIC Cub Shooting Programs.

For more details, click HERE.

Wood Badge Training Course 2019

If you have been looking for a way to take your adult leadership skills to the next level, this is it! This is not outdoor skills training, this is developing your personal skills of group leadership. The Wood Badge course is only offered every two years and the training team is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality BSA training and personal growth experiences, using Mitigwa Scout Reservation as our base.

For more details and to register, click HERE.