Scout Leadership Courses

The Scout Leadership Course is a course for Scouts aged 13 years or older who are looking for training to help them lead their Troop. The courses are normally run over a weekend and are organised by Districts across the state.

At a leadership course Scouts learn skills including:

- Leadership - Group Dynamics & Group Processes
- Brain Storming - Planning and Organisation
- Problem Solving - Camp Organisation
- Character Recognition - Goal Setting
- Self Confidence - Instruction Skills
- Control and Discipline - Communication
- Conflict Resolution - Patrol/Troop Management
- Management - Duties of a Patrol Leader and the Troop Council
- Teamwork - Award Scheme
- Building a Team - Patrol System and Programming

Course Content

State Scout Council has reviewed previous Victorian Scout Leadership Course notes and guides as well as other available materials and has produced a consolidated collection of materials for Leaders planning a Scout Youth Leadership Course together with updated guidelines on the structure and content requirements of a course.

Click here to download the guide.

2020 Course Dates

Below is a list of the courses we are aware of running in 2020. Courses are normally run by Districts however they can be run by Scout Troops. If you are looking for more information about courses or for a course not listed here please contact your District Scout Leader or email asc.scouts@scoutsvictoria.com.au.

 

Date

Course Information

January

 

February

Organiser: Geelong Region
Date: 14 - 16 Feburary 2020
Where: Brucknal
Contact : scouts.comm.geelong@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Boroondarah District 
Date: 14 to 16 February 2020
Where: Mystery location
Contact: molnarc@bigpond.net.au 

Organiser: Lerdererg Region District 
Date: 15 to 16 February 2020
Where: TBA
Contact: scouts.comm.lerdereg@scoutsvictoria.com.au  

Organiser:  Casey District Leadership Course
Date: 21-23 February 2020
Where:  Harkaway Scout Camp
Contact: dls.casey@scoutsvictoria.com.au

March

 

April

 

May

Organiser:  West Coast Region Leadership Course
Date: 15-17 May 2020
Where:  Brucknell or Warrnambool (TBC)
Contact: swdscouts@gmail.com

 

Organiser: Upper Murray and Alpine Gateway District Leadership Course
Date: 22 – 24 May 2020
Where:  3rd Wodonga Scour Group Hall, Wodonga
Contact: dls.uppermurray@gmail.com  


Organiser:  Cardina District Leadership Course
Date: 31 May – 2nd June 2020
Where:  Harkaway Scout Camp
Contact: dls.cardinia@scoutsvictoria.com.au

June

Organiser: Manningham District
Date: 9, 13-14 June 2019
Where: TBA
Contact: dls.manningham@vicscouts.asn.au 

Organiser:  Mornington Peninsula Leadership Course
Date: 24-26 June 2020
Where:  Tree Tops Scout Camp
Contact: sco_turner@iinet.net.au

 

July

Organiser:  Strzelecki District Leadership Course
Date: 17-19 July 2020
Where:  Bermingham park in Glengarry
Contact: Ben Hamilton - strz.dsl@gmail.com

Organiser:  River Gums and Golburn Murray District Leadership Course
Date: 17-19 July 2020
Where:  Moira Park Campsite, Kialla West
Contact: dls.uppermurray@gmail.com 

Organiser:  Casey District Leadership Course
Date: ? July 2020
Where:  Harkaway Scout Camp
Contact: dls.casey@scoutsvictoria.com.au

August

Organiser:  Banyule District Leadership Course
Date: 14-16 August 2020
Where:  Camp Warringal
Contact: dls.banyule@scoutsvictoria.com.au 

Organiser:  Frankston District Leadership Course
Date: 21-23 August 2020
Where:  TBD
Contact: dls.frankston@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Lerdererg Region District 
Date: 22 – 23 August 2020
Where: Rowallan
Contact: scouts.comm.lerdereg@scoutsvictoria.com.au   

September

Organiser: Geelong Region
Date: 11 - 13 September 2020
Where: Eumeralla
Contact : scouts.comm.geelong@scoutsvictoria.com.au

October

Organiser:  Kingston / Geelong  District Leadership Course
Date: 9-11 October 2020
Where:  Eumeralla
Contact: scouts.bays.comm@scoutsvictoria.com.au

November

 

December

 

 

 

Course Registration/Completion

If you are running a course and it is not listed, please contact asc.scouts@scoutsvictoria.com.au to have the course added.

Once a course is completed, please complete the registration form available here to get the course listed on the participants branch record (extranet).

 

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