Training in the Seneca District
National Capital Area Council
Montgomery County, Maryland
Montgomery County SERVICE AREA
2017 – 2018
Registration information for all trainings are located on each of the Districts web pages and calendars.
Potomac = P
Seneca = S
White Oak = WO
Revised 2-4-2017
Charter Organization Representative Training (COR) (D72)
March 4, 2017 – S
September 16, 2017 – S 
December 2, 2017 – S
March 3, 2018 – S
September 15, 2018 – S 
December 1, 2018 – S
and Upon request – S & WO

All Cub Scout Leader Positions Specific Trainings are offered online at my.scouting.org
In person Cub Scout Leader Position Specific Training classes:
October 21, 2017 – WO
December 2, 2017 – S
October 20, 2018 – WO
December 1, 2018 – S

Please Contact Bill Totten if you would like to schedule Cub Scout Position Specific in person training on a date that is not listed above.

All Den Leader & Assistant Den Leader Position Specific (C42)
Cub Master & Assistant Position Specific (C40)
Pack Committee Member Position Specific (C60)
Pack Trainer Position Specific (C60)

Outdoor Leader Skills for WEBELOS Leaders (OLSWL) (C33)
Within Montgomery Field Service Area: Attend an IOLS course, indicate you are a WEBELOS or Arrow of Light Leader and you will receive 2 cards (OLSWL & IOLS)

BALOO Training (C32)
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation
February 18, 2017 – University of Scouting
May 20, 2017 – P (Option 1)
May 21, 2017 – P (Option 2)
October 28, 2017 – POW WOW
February TBD, 2018 – University of Scouting
October TBD, 2018 – POW WOW
Den Chief Fast Start Training (WCF5)
This class is online at http://www.scouting.org/Training/Youth.aspx and should be taken before the in person class

Den Chief Training (C31)
March 12, 2017 – S 
Fall 2017 TBA – S
October 28, 2017 – POW WOW
Spring/Fall 2018 TBA – S
October TBD, 2018 – POW WOW

Troop Committee Challenge (S10)
Offered online at myscouting.org
Will come to your Unit upon Request – S

Scoutmaster Position- Specific Training (S24) (Indoor session)
Course is for Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters and anyone 18 years or older.
March 4, 2017 – S
April 22, 2017 – WO
September 16, 2017 – S
October 7, 2017 – WO
December 2, 2017 – S 
March 3, 2018 – S
September 15, 2018 – S
October 6, 2018 – WO
December 1, 2018 – S  

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) (S11) (Boy Scout Outdoor)
You are required to attend all dates listed:
May 6-7, 2017 – WO
October 28-29, 2017 – WO
May 5-6, 2018 – WO
October 27-28, 2018 – WO
Potomac dates – TBA
Venturing Leader Specific Training (P21) and Venturing Committee Specific Training (WS12) 
Venturing Training is now online
February 18, 2017 – University of Scouting
December 2, 2017 – S 
February TBA, 2018 – University of Scouting
December 1, 2018 – S  

Varsity Coach Leader Specific Training (VCLST) (V21) and Team Committee Challenge (WS11)
February 18, 2017 – University of Scouting 
February TBA, 2018 – University of Scouting
September 15, 2018 – S  

Cub Scout POW WOW (C30)
October 28, 2017 – POW WOW 
2018 TBA – POW WOW
 
University of Scouting
February 18, 2017– NCAC 
February TBA, 2018 – NCAC

Commissioner Basic Training Complete (D20) Cub & Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner & Staff Training (D24)
March 4, 2017 – S 
March 3, 2018 – S 
September 15, 2018 – S
Commissioner Conference – NCAC http://www.ncacbsa.org/

Merit Badge Counselor Orientation Training 
Online: Essentials of Merit Badge Counseling
After completion - contact Matt Ogden – S

NCAC Training Page
http://www.ncacbsa.org.
Click on Program, Drop down to Training
Courses below are located on NCAC Training page

Back Country Outdoor Leader Skills (BCOLS) NCAC (S77,SSD,SA,S74,S76,D74)

National Youth Leader Training Conference – NCAC (NCAC Impeesa – NYLT Committee)

Wood Badge (A90) –NCAC

Trainers EDGE (H96) – NCAC

Online Training Center http:/my.scouting.org

NCAC Home Page http://www.ncacbsa.org/


To have your training records updated contact;
Mary Lou Gundersen
 

MONTGOMERY MD SERVICE AREA TRAINING CHAIR
Mary Lou Gundersen - 301-869-5625 

Commissioner Course Director, Ben Overbey, 301-869-2471 
DISTRICT CONTACTS

Potomac (Over All)
Training Chair: 
Nona Mapes Until July 2017, 
(Course Director, IOLS, Venturing and BALOO) 
301-881-1446, pdtrainingchair@gmail.com

Seneca (Over All)
Training Chair:
Mary Lou Gundersen, (Course Director, Charter Organization Representative) 301-869-5625, mdtrainingrecords@comcast.net

Cub & Boy Scout Indoor & Varsity Course Director:
Paul Black, 301-947-7598, drpaule@gmail.com

Den Chief Course Director:
Chris Brown, 301-404-1521, cbrown@ivyfa.com

Venturing Course Directors:
Paula Prunier
301-528-0753, paula@venturing-ncac.org

Seneca Merit Badge Dean & Course Director:
Matt Ogden, 301-461-8001 mlobuilds@yahoo.com

White Oak (Over All)
Training Chair:
Jeep Fortuna (Course Director Boy Scout indoor & IOLS) 301-593-6125, bsa.jeep@gmail.com

Cub Scout Course Director:
Bill Totten 301-891-9184, wandst@juno.com

District web pages:
http://www.ncacbsa.org/potomac/ http://www.ncacbsa.org/seneca/
http://www.ncacbsa.org/white-oak/
List of Common Abbreviations:
ASM – Assistant Scoutmaster
BALOO – Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation
BCOLS – Backcountry Outdoor Leader Skills
BS – Boy Scout
BSLST – Boy Scout Leader Specific Training
CBT – Commissioner Basic Training
COR – Charter Organization Representative
CPR/FA – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid Training
CS – Cub Scout
CSLST – Cub Scout Leader Specific Training
CWBS – Camp William B. Snyder
FA – First Aid
FOS – Friends of Scouting
IOLS – Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
JSN – Join Scouting Night
MCPS – Montgomery County Public Schools
MSSC – Marriott Scout Service Center
NCAC – National Capital Area Council
NYLT – National Youth Leader Training course
OA – Order of the Arrow
PD – Potomac District
RT – Roundtable
SD – Seneca District
SM – Scoutmaster
TBC – To Be Confirmed
TBD – To Be Determined
VLST/VCLST – Venturing/Varsity Coach Leader Specific Training
VOA – Venturing Officers’ Association
WFA – Wilderness First Aid
WOD – White Oak District