Training Registration

Training is an important part of learning to become an effective leader. The important Scouting position you hold will be easier and more effective once you develop the skills necessary to deliver a quality scouting program every Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venturer desires. Every Scout deserves a trained leader. For more information, contact the district training chairs. See the training schedule for a list of additional trainings offered in the council.

Council and district training schedule


College of Commissioner Science Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, December 5, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

College of Commissioner Science

December 5, 2015

The College of Commissioner Science is a day of training for commissioners from Commissioner Basic Training through advanced learning experiences in unit service. The objectives are to help commissioners expand their skills and unit service philosophy. The goal of this experience is  to promote the increased effectiveness of the individual commissioner.

This ongoing training opportunity will benefit new commissioners and experienced unit commissioners. Any adult leader that is interested about the numerous resources available in the Scouting movement is also invited to attend.

The early bird registration fee is $20 through December 1, 2015 and the registration fee is $30 beginning December 2, 2015.

Register for College of Commissioner Science             Course Schedule          Paper Registration

Top Leader Training Day Cockrell Scout Center (2225 North Loop West, Houston, 77008)
Saturday, December 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Top Leader Training Day

December 12, 2015

Top Leader Basic Training Day is an opportunity to train the top unit leaders before recharter. All top leaders must be trained before December recharter. Top leaders are Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Advisors, Skippers, and Coaches. 

Register for Top Leader Training Day

Wood Badge 16-1
Friday, March 18, 2016
All Day

Wood Badge 16-1

March 18 - 20 and April 8-10 2015 (begins Friday at 7:30 AM, ends Sunday at 5:00 PM) 


Wood Badge is the premier adult leader training program in Scouting.  The program highlights personal and unit level leadership development with courses in team building, problem-solving, communication, conflict resolution and many other useful skills.  Wood Badge is a six-day advanced training program which gives participants a greater understanding of Scouting aims and methods, while developing true Scout Spirit. Begins Thursday at 7:30 am, ends Saturday at 5:00 pm both weekends. 

Register for Wood Badge 16-1


Powder Horn Weekend #1: April 8 - 10, 2016 at Tellepsen Scout Ranch and Weekend #2: April 22 - 24, 2016 at Galveston Boat Club
Friday, April 8, 2016
All Day

Powder Horn

April 8-10 and April 22-24, 2016 

Powder Horn is an action-packed, hands-on, six-day course which helps Scouts and Scouters learn how to implement high adventure activities into their troop, crew or ship. Would you like to expose your troop, crew or ship to rock climbing, Dutch oven cooking, geocaching, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, firefighting, search and rescue, trekking in a different countries, mountain biking, fly fishing, canoeing, wilderness first aid, astronomy, shooting sport (e.g., rifle, shotgun, handgun, archery), equestrian, 1860 baseball, wilderness survival, NYLT, Sea Scouts, the Kodiak Challenge, the Hornaday award, Messenger of Peace, living history, Leave No Trace, vendors, Jamboree, event planning, tying flies, scuba diving, and more? 

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