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2525 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Eugene, OR, 97401
United States


Oregon Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America serves more than 5,000 youth, supported by over 2,500 adults in over 400 units. It includes 7 districts in 6 counties covering Western Oregon including communities like Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Roseburg, and Coos Bay. Scouts are also served along the Oregon Coast is covered from Lincoln City to Brookings. 

University of Scouting


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University of Scouting


The University of Scouting offers on-going opportunities to grow as leaders and improve our unit, district, and council programs.


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All courses count towards earning your Scouting Degree.


Cub Leader Position-Specific
This course, which combines Cubmaster, Den Leader and Pack Committee training, is designed to help Scouters learn how to effectively carry out their Scouting roles. In most cases, completing the course will make a Scouter “trained” for the role(s) covered in the course.

Cubs with Disabilities
The last thing any of us want to do is not be able to help all our Cubs – no matter their challenges.  Learn some tips on how to better interact and assist our Cubs with disabilities

Cub Committees
Being part of a committee should be a positive experience with cooperative working and progress made – each meeting.  Come and learn some tips on how to keep your Cub committee working.

Let’s face it – kids like to play games and we, as leaders, need to have a little fun too.  Come and play some new games that you can teach your Cubs

Learn ways to make advancement ceremonies what we all want for our Cubs – ones that they will remember for years.

Webelos to Scout Transition
The last thing we want is to loose kids transitioning from Webelos to Scouts.  This class will provide key concepts you can share with the Webelos parents to help them gear up for the adventure of Troop life.

Cub Cooking
Wanna play in the outdoors with your Cubs and keep them fed and happy.  Learn ways to cook with your Cubs.

Packs & Facebook
You ever look at the Greenwood Facebook Page and wonder how your Pack Page could be that great.  Come and learn tips from the master

Songs… those things the kids say they don’t like but have a blast singing.Bring your voices to sing a few new and old song and then learn some tips on how to teach the Cubs a few of Scouting’s Greatest hits.

Scouts & Venturing College

Scoutmaster and Asst. Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training

The course will provide Scoutmasters with the basic information and tools they need to lead successful Boy Scout troops. Scoutmasters and assistant Scoutmasters who complete this course, Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, and Youth Protection Training are considered “trained” for those positions.

Troop Committee Challenge

The Troop Committee Challenge is designed for troop committee members and becomes the course (along with Youth Protection training) troop committee members need to be considered “trained.”

High Adventure Planning

Learn all the tips, tricks, and pitfalls of helping your Troop’s Senior Scouts or your Crew plan and execute an awesome high adventure activity.

College of Commissioner Science

Bachelors Track Courses offered:

BCS 101 – Core Concepts of Commissioner Service
Randy Hill, Council Commissioner

BCS 102 – Supporting Timely Charter Renewal
Eugene Reynolds, DC Cascade

BCS 105 - Resolving Common Unit Issues
Mike Umbriacco, District Trainer Cascade

BCS 106 – Coaching Leaders
John Wimer, ADC Douglas Fir

BCS 116 – Collaborative Assessments  AND BCS 117 – Commissioner & Unit Key 3
Greg Minckley, DC Greenwood

BCS 114 – Understanding and Communicating with Today’s Leaders
Karen Zeller, Council Trainer

BCS 108 – Mining Internet Resources
Wendy Braham, District Committee Greenwood  

Masters Track Courses Offered:

MCS 302 – On-Time Charter Renewal 
Greta Siecinski, UC Cascade        

MCS 304 – Commissioner Service for Units At Risk
Mike Umbriaco, District Trainer Cascade

MCS 316 Developing the Unit Service Plan
Greg Minckley & Randy Hill         

MCS 307 – Commissioner Service for Newly Formed Units
Dana Brantley, DC Douglas Fir    

MCS 306 Mentoring Skills
Karen Zeller, Council Trainer       

MCS 309 – Good Commissioners Need Both Head and Heart
Phil Ermer, DC Benton  

MCS 305 – Resolving Critical Issues 
Greta Siecinski, UC Cascade

Learn more about the University of Scouting
Leadership Degree Program
the Training Trail recognition program

Earlier Event: January 8
Later Event: January 21
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