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Program & Training Conference
Saturday, October 21, 2017

The next Program & Training Conference is Saturday, October 21, 2017. We will post information about the next conference in April, 2017.

The Program & Training Conference (PTC) is a one stop training opportunity for leaders and parents from the entire council to get together and learn more about Scouting. The all day conference will feature many outstanding opportunities for both position-specific and supplemental training for leaders in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity, Venturing and Sea Scouts, as well as district and council committees. It's all at PTC and as you can see in the name... it's about Program and it's about Training which will create a better Scouting program for the youth we serve. Lunch is included in the fee and online registration is open now!

When
Saturday, October 15 from 7:40 AM to 5:00 PM
Where
North Seattle College
Cost
  • Adult: $33 by October 9, $40 after.
  • Youth (under age 21): $20
  • Wilderness & Remote First Aid (including youth): $65
  • Instructors & Staff: $10
  • OA Lodge Leadership Development: free (covered by the lodge)

The registration fee includes classes, lunch, patch, and resource materials.

Classes

The conference offers more than 100 classes. You can view the a list of all classes here. To help guide you in your class choices, we also provide program specific class lists for Cub Scout adults, Boy Scout adults, Varsity adults, Venturing adults, Sea Scout adults, Commissioners and youth.

Looking to get your Trained patch?

Who is REQUIRED to be trained? All direct contact leaders: Cubmasters & assistants, Den Leaders (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, & Webelos) & assistants, Scoutmasters & assistants, Varsity Coaches & assistants, and Crew Advisors & associates.

Need HELP deciding what classes to take? There are suggested schedules, including electives, along with class descriptions on the program specific pages linked from the menu on the right.

To FINISH your training, go online at My.Scouting.org and take the appropriate Youth Protection (good for one year). If you are a Scoutmaster, Varsity Coach, or one of their assistants you will also need to take Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills to recharter with your unit. Go to SeattleBSA.org/training for more information.

Order of the Arrow Banquet

The T'Kope Kwiskwis Lodge Banquet is "The Grove" of the new Health Sciences Building at 5:30pm-9:30pm. All are welcome, including non-OA members. The cost is $30 by October 9 and $40 after.

Midway

Visit the Midway between 9 AM and 2:40 PM to meet representatives from scouting groups, programs and camps.

Schedule

The conference is is on Saturday, October 15 from 7:40 AM to 5:00 PM. The schedule for the day is:

7:40 - 8:15 Check-in and Late Registration
8:15 - 8:45 Opening Ceremony
9:00 - 10:00 Class Session #1
10:10 - 11:10 Class Session #2
11:20 - 12:20 Class Session #3
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:40 - 2:40 Class Session #4
2:50 - 3:50 Class Session #5
4:00 - 5:00 Class Session #6

Location

North Seattle College
9600 College Way North
Seattle, WA 98103
Map and directions (PDF)

Check-in, late registration and the opening ceremony are at the Wellness Center on the east (freeway) side of the campus. Parking is easiest on this side of the campus; no permit is necessary.

Class Materials

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