Wednesday, April 25, 2012

LAST CHANCE FOR IOLS


Scouters –
Your last chance to sign up for Outdoor Leadership Skills is tomorrow, April 26, 2012.  We have 19 participants registered and have room for a lot more!  This course will not be offered again until late September/early October.
Bring a friend!  Here are the details:
Who: All leaders who desire to serve the youth in their unit. Webelos and Boy Scout Leaders.
What: Introduction Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) 05/4-6/12
When: Pre-meeting: Thursday, April 26th at 7PM
              Weekender: Friday, May 4th (7:00 pm) – Sunday, May 6th (3:00 pm)
Where: Pre-meeting - LDS Stake Center on 3809 Curt Drive, Arlington 76016
                Weekender - MK Ranch in Waxahachie
Why:  It is required training, but mostly because it is FUN!!!
Cost is $25 plus your patrol food.
Feel free to call if you have questions. 214.437.2055
Jerry

 

Friday, April 20, 2012

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2012 YTP For Camps- (District Training Dates TBA Round Table)





The State of Texas requires staff and adult volunteers (18+) attending licensed youth
camps in Texas to complete a State-approved Youth Protection Training (YPT).
BSA's 2012 online YPT course does NOT meet all state requirements for Texas camps.
 What do we do for 2012? . . . BSA's classroom YPT course!
 A new BSA classroom YPT course is approved for Texas camps in 2012.
What YPT card is required for adults attending summer youth camps in Texas in 2012?
 Texas-approved 2012 BSA Classroom YPT course card
o 1 hour class that meets 2012 Texas state requirements.
o Counts for all other BSA Youth Protection requirements

WHAT IS MY YPT CARD GOOD FOR?
BSA YPT                                          BSA 2012 YPT
Online Course                                 Classroom Course
BSA Membership: YES                                                    YES
BSA Unit Recharters:        YES                                                     YES
Scouting Activities:           YES                                                    YES
2012 Summer Camps &
Day Camps in Texas:        NO                                                      YES
Which Texas Camps require a Texas-approved YPT cards for adults this summer?
 Boy Scout Resident Camps
 High Adventure Camps
 Cub Scout Day Camps
 Cub Scout Resident Camps
Where can I find the 2012 new BSA Classroom YPT course for adults?
 Your District's training team will
offer the class
 Your District Roundtable may host a
class
 Ask your District Executive
 Ask your Day Camp Directors when
they are offering the class
 at our Boy Scout summer camps
 at our high adventure camps
 at our Cub Scout Resident Camps
The Training Committee will also offer 2012 Classroom YPT at our offices & camps.
NOTE: these are in addition to classes that will be offered at Roundtables, by District Trainers and Day Camp Directors.
DATES ................... CLASS #1 ...................CLASS #2 ...................... LOCATIONS
Sat. March 31 ......... 9:00-10:00 a.m. ......... 11:00 a.m.–Noon .......... Tahuaya (at Cub Family Adventure)
Wed. April 11 ......... 7:30-8:30 PM. ............ ...................................... Hurst, and Waco
Sat. April 14 ........... 9:00-10:00 a.m. ......... 11:00 a.m.–Noon .......... Hurst, and SR2 (at Cub Family Adventure)
Sat. April 21 ........... 9:00-10:00 a.m. ......... 11:00 a.m.–Noon .......... Hurst, and Worth Ranch (Canoe Race 1)
Wed. April 25 ......... 7:30-8:30 PM ............. ...................................... Hurst, and Waco
Sat. April 28 ........... 9:00-10:00 a.m. ......... 11:00 a.m.–Noon .......... Hurst, and Worth Ranch (Canoe Race 2)
Sat. May 19 ............ 9:00-10:00 a.m. ......... 11:00 a.m.–Noon .......... Hurst, and SR2 (at Adventure Race)
Sat. May 26 ............ 9:00-10:00 a.m. ......... 11:00 a.m.–Noon .......... Hurst, Tahuaya
REGISTER: Please preregister for the classes to be held at the council offices.
 To sign up for a class at the Hurst office, please email YPT2012Hurst@longhorn.org
your name, unit #, # of people, and the date, time, & location of the class.
 To sign up for a class at the Waco office, please email YPT2012Waco@longhorn.org
your name, unit #, # of people, and the date, time, & location of the class.
Longhorn Council Boy Scouts of America
Frequently Asked Questions on Texas YPT Rules
Do I still need to take the online YPT through myscouting.org?
 Not if you take the Texas-approved 2012 BSA Classroom YPT course.
How long is the 2012 BSA Classroom YPT course card good for?
 2 years. The card is the same as a BSA online course card for all Scouting requirements.
Is the Texas-approved 2012 BSA Classroom YPT course good for BSA Membership
and unit recharters?
 Yes. Just like the online YPT card. It is the same as the online course for all other
Scouting functions.
Will other councils in Texas require the 2012 BSA-Texas Classroom YPT course card
for their camps?
 YES. All youth camps in Texas will require it.
Will other councils accept our Classroom YPT course card for their camps?
 YES. It's is a BSA course. (Be check with the out-of-state councils to see if there are any
additional requirements in their states).
If I don't have the Classroom YPT course card can I visit my son / unit at a Texas
camp?
 YES.
My Troop is coming from out-of-state to attend a Longhorn Council summer camp or
high adventure camp. How do I get the Texas-approved 2012 BSA Classroom YPT
course?
 The staff at Longhorn Council camps will offer the 1 hour 2012 BSA Classroom YPT
course on the day you arrive, as well as at other times for adults who are rotating.
 Camp Directors will give out-of council Troops and Crews a copy of their YPT class
roster (from classes done at camp) to take back to the registrar at their home council.
Do I need to Pre-Register for the classes to be held inside the Hurst or Waco offices?
 YES.
 To sign up for a class at the Hurst office, please email YPT2012Hurst@longhorn.org with
your name, unit #, and # of people, and the date, time, & location of the class.
 To sign up for a class at the Waco office, please email YPT2012Waco@longhorn.org with
the date, time, & location of the class.
Do I need to Pre-Register for a class offered by my district Day Camp Director?
 Contact your Day Camp Director.
I am registered for a Longhorn Council summer camp, resident camp, high adventure
camp, or weekend event. I intend to take the class offered at camp or event I'm
attending. Do I need to Pre-Register for the class?
Yours in Scouting
Kent Couch
District Chairmen
Kent Anderson
Distict Commissioner
Kelsey Clark
District Executive
Cross Timbers District
Longhorn Council, BSA
817 231 8529
Mailing
PO Box 54901
Hurst Texas 76054

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