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.

2019 Course Dates

Below is a list of the courses we are aware of running in 2019. 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: 15-17 Feburary 2019
Where:
 Eumeralla Scout Camp
Contact : scouts.comm.geelong@vicscouts.asn.au

 

March

Organiser:  Boroondara Leadership Course
Date: 
1-3 March 2019
Where: 
 
TBA
Contact: 
Chris Molnar / molnarc@bigpond.net.au / http://bsummitscouts.wix.com/2019

Organiser:  Monash District
Date: 1-3 March 2019
Where: 
Oakleigh (Wirringga Scout Hall)
Contact: Manningham Events Page / erica.halliwell@gmail.com

April  
May

Organiser: Bendigo District
Date: 3-5 May 2019
Where:
 
Koolamurt Park Scout Camp
Contact : 
dls.bendigo@scoutsvictoria.com.au

Organiser:  Upper Murray / Alpine Gateway Scout Leadership course
Date: 31st May - 2nd June 2019
Where: 
 TBA
Contact : Dale Weber / weberdale@hotmail.com

June

Organiser: Lerderderg Region - Joe Caiafa
Date: 21 – 23 June 2019
Where:
 Blackwood Scout Camp
Contact : jcaiafa@bigpond.net.au

Organiser: Lerderderg Region - Daryl Gresty
Date: 21 – 23 June 2019
Where:
 Rowallen Scout Camp
Contact : darylgresty@yahoo.com.au

 

July  
August Organiser: Lerderderg Region - Daryl Gresty
Date: 16 – 18 August 2019
Where:
 Rowallen Scout Camp
Contact : darylgresty@yahoo.com.au
September  
October  
November Organiser: Lerderderg Region - Joe Grosz
Date: 8 - 10 November 2019
Where:
 The Pines Scout Camp
Contact : joe.grosz@optushome.com.au
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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