LEAD 2020

LEAD 2020The best place for one-stop training is at LEAD (Leader Education and Discovery). At Scout LEAD, you can find all the courses you need in all the programs: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity, and Venturing. Bask in the warmth of friendliness and camaraderie of like-minded Scout leaders. This is Scout LEAD and it’s a blast!

Catch-up with old friends and meet new friends. Expand your scout networking courses in all areas, from outdoor skills to national policy.

All adults (Uniformed Leaders, Committee Members, Interested Parents, District & Council volunteers) are invited.

L.E.A.D. offers over 140 classes across 5 colleges:

  • Cub Scouts
  • Scouts BSA
  • Venturing
  • Outdoor Education
  • Continuing Education

The day is broken up into 6 sessions. Some classes are 1 session, others, such as CPR certification, are 3 sessions, while even others, like position specific leader training can cover all 6 sessions.

Are you NEW to Scouting? Well, we have classes for you!

  • Merit badge counselor training
  • Position specific training and Den leader training
  • Cub Scouting 101, Scouts BSA 101, Gear 101
  • Lion Cubs 411, Webelos 411
  • Scout book, how to
  • Den chief training

Are you an EXPERIENCED Scouter and want to learn some new skills, learn how to work with your youth more efficiently, and/or learn how to increase the FUN in Scouting? Well, we have classes for you too!

  • STEM for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA and Venturers
  • Where to go Camping, Hiking or Backpacking in Northern California or beyond
  • Religious Emblem programs
  • High adventure camps, National Jamborees, and World Jamborees
  • Cooking – Dutch oven, portable meals, and alternative cooking methods
  • Pinewood derbies, Campfires, and Team Building games
  • Basics – Boards of reviews, unit finance, and retention

Register early and bring a friend for a “Great Day of Scouting”!!!  Learn, Explore and Enjoy!


Contact Wendy LaBerge
L.E.A.D 2020 Course Director

Register on the council website: Register