Council Training

Council Leadership Training Opportunities

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Introduction to Leadership Skills

March 30, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maytag Scout Center
No cost, but registration is required

This training will give your leaders the information to start your program off on the right path. Click Here


Mid-Iowa Council Powder Horn Course

March 29-31 AND April 12-14, 2019
Location TBD
Youth (14 and up) and Adults $250 through February 1, 2019 and $275 after February 1, 2019
Registration closes March 1, 2019

For more details, click HERE.

View the flyer HERE.


Certified Angler Instructor Course

April 5-7, 2019
Mitigwa Scout Reservation
$85.00 for Participants
$35.00 for Staff

For more details and to register, click HERE.


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.


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.