Saturday, March 15, 2014

For All Cub Scout Leaders ~ Come to Akela's Council Cub Scout Leader Training

Please forward this through all your Cub Scout channels.

We are so excited to announce that the $40 signup discount for February has been extended through the end of March to attend Akela's Council.  We hope you will consider coming to this amazing training!       

This year, Utah National Parks Council will be putting on their 30th session of Akela's Council.  Akela's Council has been going strong since 1987, with over 870 past participants.  Akela's Council is a 4 1/2 day Cub Scout Leader Training.  This year Akela's Council will be held July 29 - August 2, 2014.
How do you apply?  Fees for Akela's Council are $170, but you can register early for special pricing!
March $130
April $150
May $160
June and July $170
For more information, go to

Past participants have deemed Akela's Council to be the most motivating and enjoyable training they have ever completed. Registration is limited so register early for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. This training meets the needs of all Cub Scout Pack level leaders.  
Akela's Council is advanced training, similar to Wood Badge, but focuses on all aspects of the Cub Scout program and how to make it fun and meaningful for boys and leaders.  Please try to attend, and encourage your Cub Scout Leaders to attend this training.  Remember... every Cub Scout deserves a well trained leader. 

Here is a link to a 3-4 minute video about Akela's Council.

Here are the top 51 items they will learn at Akela's Council:
  1. Flag Etiquette
  2. OWL Webelos Leader Training
  3. Respect
  4. Family Involvement
  5. Ceremonies
  6. Uniforms & Insignia
  7. Elements of a Den Meeting
  8. Pinewood Derby's, Paper Rockets, Raingutter Regatta's
  9. Cub Anapolis
  10. Patriotism
  11. Pack Meeting Planning
  12. Crafts
  13. Genius Kits
  14. Conservation Awareness
  15. Cubs in the Kitchen
  16. Communicating with Parents
  17. Positive Attitudes
  18. Cub Leader Book
  19. Games & Teaching Ideas
  20. Den Doodles
  21. Communications
  22. Keys to a Successful Pack
  23. Round Table Instruction
  24. Positive Value Emphasis
  25. Enjoying Nature
  26. Pack Meetings
  27. Gathering Activities
  28. Working as a Team
  29. Attitudes & Skills
  30. District Leader Training
  31. Skits & Puppets
  32. Webelos Ree Outdoors
  33. Talking Feather
  34. Flag Ceremonies
  35. Den Flags
  36. Treasure Hunts
  37. Denners & Asst. Denners
  38. Den Chiefs
  39. New Program Information
  40. Leader Appreciation
  41. Campfire Etiquette
  42. Special Events
  43. Costuming
  44. BSA Structure
  45. Observing Nature
  46. Take a Hike
  47. Outdoor Code
  48. Listening to Nature
  49. Uniform Inspections
  50. Blue & Gold Banquet
  51. Cub Scout Songs
We hope to hear from you soon,

Garrett Winn
AC30 Cubmaster

Let me tell you about Akela's Council.  It's a feeling, not a place.  It's a sharing of knowledge with another.  It's learning and fun with scouting as it's base.  It's the spirit of the campfire, so take my hand, I'll help you see.  It's just around the corner of your mind and underneath a tree.  

1 comment:

  1. I won't be able to attend this year but man ALIVE I would love to come in a future year before my 4 year old joins scouts! :) I have a Boy Scout and a Bear as well! :)