Training Events

All scheduled training events are listed below. Click on any event for full course information.

Spring 2019 COPE and Climbing Trainings

Event Start:  Thu May 30, 2019 7:00 PM
Event End: Thu Jun 6, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Tomahawk Scout Reservation, Birchwood , WI
Details: Northern Star Council will offer three opportunities for COPE and Climbing training for camp staff and Scouting volunteers this spring. A detailed agenda will be sent to all registered participants ahead of the training. Registration includes meals, overnight accommodations, training materials, equipment use, and any necessary transportation during the course. Please bring toiletries, sleeping bag, pillow, and clothing appropriate for activity and weather including closed-toed shoes. https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-Spring2019COPEClimbingTraining
Host: Northern Star Council

New Bigger Better BALOO Training – Classroom/ Outdoors Training

Event Start:  Fri May 31, 2019 5:00 PM
Event End: Sat Jun 1, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: Baker Park – Lake Katrina Camp, Maple Plain, MN
Details: 

Full Event Details and Registration on Lake Minnetonka District Website


Host: Lake Minnetonka District

Climbing Foundations I & II

Event Start:  Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:00 AM
Event End: Sat Jun 8, 2019 12:00 PM
Location: Fred C Andersen, Houlton, WI
Details: Northern Star Council will offer three opportunities for COPE and Climbing training for camp staff and Scouting volunteers this spring. A detailed agenda will be sent to all registered participants ahead of the training. Registration includes meals, overnight accommodations, training materials, equipment use, and any necessary transportation during the course. Please bring toiletries, sleeping bag, pillow, and clothing appropriate for activity and weather including closed-toed shoes. https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-Spring2019COPEClimbingTraining
Host: Northern Star Council

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:30 PM
Location: Immanuel Lutheran church, Eden Prairie, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $129 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: https://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:30 PM
Location: Immanuel Lutheran church, Eden Prairie, MN
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $129 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: https://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Mustang District

Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED

Event Start:  Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:00 AM
Event End: Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:30 PM
Location: Minnehaha United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Details: 

Red Cross CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid (WRFA) - training required for 2 members of each Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, and Summit crew, and highly recommended for unit backcountry camping. Successful participation results in 2-year Red Cross certifications. $129 for all three CPR, AED, and WRFA.

Youth participants must bring proof that age is over 14 years.
See details and sign up online at: https://activesrc.com/arc_classes.php

Host: Metro Lakes

Chain Saw Safety Training

Event Start:  Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:00 AM
Event End: Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:00 PM
Location: Fred C. Andersen, Houlton, WI
Details: 

Chainsaw training is required if you are planning to operate a chainsaw on Northern Star Council camp properties. Events such as Conclaves and Alumni Work Weekends benefit from trained volunteers.

https://scoutingevent.com/250-chainsawtraining2019


Host: Northern Star Council

Scoutmaster/Asst Scoutmaster Specific and IOLS Training

Event Start:  Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:00 AM
Event End: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:00 PM
Location: Baker Park, Marshview Group Site, Maple Plain, MN
Details: 

Full Event Details and Registration can be found on the Lake Minnetonka Website


Host: Lake Minnetonka District

Climbing Foundations I & II

Event Start:  Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:00 PM
Event End: Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Team Building Center, Fort Snelling, MN
Details: Northern Star Council will be offering Climbing Training for Volunteers - Foundations Level I & II at Base Camp Camp on September 27-29, 2019 This is a combined Level I & II Training that is required to open a climbing tower in Northern Star Council as well as the pre-requisite for COPE and Natural Rock training sessions. Class covers: The basics of climbing, Belaying and Tower Setup, Tower Management, Adaptive climbing techniques, Climbing Rescues and more. At the end of the class you will be certified as a Level II Climbing Instructor and can open and manage programs at any of our Councils Towers. https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-Fall2019ClimbingTowerTraining
Host: Northern Star Council

Combined BSA BB & Archery

Event Start:  Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:45 AM
Event End: Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:30 PM
Location: Phillippo Scout Reservation, Cannon Falls, MN
Details: Train to assist running your Scouting Unit's ranges at our Council Camps. Certification good for 2 years! https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-FallBBArcheryTraining
Host: Northern Star Council

BSA BB Gun Range Master Training

Event Start:  Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:30 AM
Event End: Sat Oct 5, 2019 12:30 PM
Location: Stearns Scout Camp, South Haven, MN
Details: Registration can be found here https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-FallBBArcheryTraining
Host: Northern Star Council

BSA Archery Rangemaster

Event Start:  Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:30 AM
Event End: Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:30 PM
Location: Rum River, Anoka, MN
Details: Train to assist running your Scouting Unit's ranges at our Council Camps. Certification good for 2 years! https://www.scoutingevent.com/250-FallBBArcheryTraining
Host: Northern Star Council