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.

2018 Course Dates

Below is a list of the courses we are aware of running in 2018. 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  No courses currently scheduled for January
February

Organiser: Monash District
Date: TBA
Where:
Oakleigh
Contact: dls.monash@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Kororoit District
Date: February 17-18 (day only)
Where:
District Hall, Barclay Reserve/ King Edward Ave, Albion
Contact: dls.kororoit@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Kingston District
Date:
February 24-25
Where:
Gilwell Park
Contact: dls.kingston@scoutsvictoria.com.au

March

Organiser: Sherbrooke Forest District
Date: March 16-18
Where: Gilwell Park
Contact: dls.sherbrooke@scoutsvictoria.com.au

April  No courses currently scheduled for April
May

Organiser: Yarra Ranges District
Date: TBA
Where: 1st Mt Evelyn Scout Hall
Contact: dls.yarraranges@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Cardina District
Date:
May 26-28
Where:
Bermingham Park, Strzelecki District
Contact: dls.cardina@scoutsvictoria.com.au

June

Organiser: Maroondah District
Date: TBA
Where:
4th Ringwood Scout Hall
Contact: dls.maroondah@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Nillumbik District
Date: June 22-24
Where:
TBA
Contact: dls.nillumbik@scoutsvictoria.com.au

July

Organiser: Whitehorse District
Date: TBA
Where: Clifford Park (TBC)
Contact: dls.whitehorse@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Franktson District
Date:
July 20-22
Where:
TBA
Contact: dls.frankston@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Manningham District
Date: July 20-22
Where:
District Hall - Zerbes Reserve
Contact: dls.manningham@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Strzelecki District
Date:
July 20-22
Where:
Birmingham park at Glengarry
Contact: scouts@truejoinconstructions.com.au

Organiser: City of Knox District
Date:
July 20-22
Where:
1st Rowville Scout Hall
Contact: dls.cityofknox@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Mornington District
Date:
July 27-28
Where:
Caringal Scout Camp
Contact: dls.mornington@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Moreland District
Date:
July 27-28
Where:
Rowallan Scout Camp
Contact: dls.moreland@scoutsvictoria.com.au

August

Organiser: Casey District
Date:
August 17-19
Where:
Caringal Scout Camp
Contact: dls.casey@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Banyule District
Date:
August 17-19
Where:
TBA
Contact: dls.banyule@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser: Moonee Vallley District
Date:
August 24-26
Where:
Rowallan Scout Camp
Contact: dls.mooneevalley@scoutsvictoria.com.au

September Organiser: Tilba Tilba District
Date:
 September 15-16 
Where: 
Wallan Scout hall
Contact: dls.tilba@scoutsvictoria.com.au
October Organiser: Maroondah District
Date: TBA
Where: 4th Ringwood Scout Hall
Contact: dls.maroondah@scoutsvictoria.com.au
November  No courses currently scheduled for November
December  No courses currently scheduled for 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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