Welcome to our district training center, your one stop shop for training in the Exploring Venturing District, where our goal is for every youth to have trained leaders.
Although online training is available, we recommend live training provided by our district or council. The live interaction will improve the learning exp and expose you to other leaders, who will become resources for future information sharing.
The district roundtables are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, except in May, June and July. The roundtables are held at the following locations:
North Gwinnett County (Apalachee District) roundtable is held from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Collins Hill High School (Map)
South Gwinnett & Walton County (Sweetwater District) roundtable is held from 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM at First Baqtist Church of Snellville (Map)
What is roundtable?
Roundtable is held monthly for the purpose of giving adult leaders the skills and ideas to deliver an exciting program to our youth membership. These roundtables also serve to renew each Scouter's enthusiasm and dedication. Roundtables are supplemental training for all Pack & Troop leaders. All Adult Leaders who hold any position within their units are invited to attend. Learn about resources, meet other leaders, swap ideas, and get the latest information on district and council events. We encourage all of you to attend each monthly Roundtable and share your knowledge, skills and resources for the benefit of all our leaders and youth in the Exploring Venturing District.
CPR/AED and Wilderness First Aid Courses
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. A BSA-led task force has developed WFA doctrine and curriculum. Participants will learn how to assess, treat, and (when possible) contain emergencies within the scope of their training. Youth and adult Scout leaders over age 14 are invited to participate and earn their certification.
March 28th - March 30, 2014
Location: Cleveland Hall @ Scoutland Cost: $90.00 per person (fee include books, printing, materials, a patch & meals Registration Deadline: March 6, 2014 Information/Registration form, click here Class will begin at 7:00 PM on Friday and conclude approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday
August 8th - August 10, 2014
Location: Cleveland Hall @ Scoutland Cost: $90.00 per person (fee include books, printing, materials, a patch & meals Registration Deadline: July 10, 2014 Information/Registration form, click here Class will begin at 7:00 PM on Friday and conclude approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday
November 7th - November 9, 2014
Location: Cleveland Hall @ Scoutland Cost: $90.00 per person (fee include books, printing, materials, a patch & meals Registration Deadline: October 9, 2014 Information/Registration form, click here Class will begin at 7:00 PM on Friday and conclude approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday
Pr-registration is required class limited to 30 people per class. All participants must be at least 14 years old or older.Camping will be in staff cabins or campsites meals will be provided & uniform are not required. We will be doing CPR/AED Friday evening and Wilderness First Aid on Saturday and Sunday, participants will be required to attend BOTH classes.
Why is this important?
This course goes far beyond what you may know as "first aid." While it contains substantial medical information and teaches skills required for medical emergencies in the wild, the deeper purpose is to train participants to manage acute situations. The bottom line is this: Better decision-making at the incident scene miles from base facilities can save valuable time and human resources. It can save lives, too.
Who is it for?
Youth and adult Scout leaders are encouraged to take this first-aid course, which offers a management dimension that most curriculum's fail to address. Scout leaders will likely find it the most valuable program they'll ever take.
Topics to be covered:
Adult CPR & AED
Types of Delayed-help Situation Emergency Action Steps
Checking the scene, patient, and resources
Caring for the patient long term
Patient assessment and Record
Preventing Disease Transmission
Treatment of injuries such as:
Head and Spinal Injuries
Major Bites and Stings
Other types of backcountry miseries
Carrying Out the Plan
Deciding to Evacuate