The W. D. Boyce Council Camping & Training Compass

"Helping you find your way to Council Trainings & Camping Events"

 March 7, 2019

Shooting Sports Trainings

In May there will be two different Shooting Sports Training's hosted by the W. D. Boyce Shooting Sports Committee.  

May 4th - BB & Archery Rangemaster Training at the Morton VFW.  This is a 2 year certification that will let people who completes the training to run BB and Archery Ranges at District and Council Cub Scout events.  This is a free training please RSVP by registering for the event by clicking here.  

May 11th - USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Training.  This training is at Ingersoll Scout Reservation which will allow people that complete the training run Scouts BSA Archery Programs, run archery ranges for District and Council Cub Scout Events, and be able to teach the 4 hour Archery Rangemaster Course certifying other adult Scouters to run a Cub Scout archery range at District or Council events.  There is a $50 costs which includes training material, food, and lodging at ISR.  Click Here for more information and registration.  

Cub Scout Summer Camp

Join us on Facebook Live on the W. D. Boyce Council, BSA facebook page on March 12th at 7pm.  The W. D. Boyce Council Camping Executives Erin Smith and Austin St. George will will be talking about all the exciting 2019 summer camp opportunities for all Cub Scouts to participate in joined by some of the 2019 Cub Camp Camp Directors.  

So tune in on March 12th at 7pm and check out for more infomration about all the different camping opportunities to Escape the Great Indoors!    

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)


Last Chance for any Troop's to enter in Scout Recommendations for one of the 2019 NYLT Courses.  Recommendation form closes March 15th. 

All Scouts who were recommended by February 28th have been sent the application process to get signed up for one of the courses. 

For more information about NYLT check out

2019 Cub Scout Resident Camp at ISR

Take a look at the 2019 Program Guide for all program information for Cub Scout Resident Camp.  

Online registrations is now open, Click on the Session date to be able to reserve your Pack's spots for Summer Camp.  No names needed until May - Click here for a quick look how to register for camp.  

Tigers, Wolfs, Bears, Webelos, and Arrow of Light Scouts are all welcome to attended these 4 day 3 night camping sessions.  At camp Scouts will have the opportunity to work on some Adventure Loops, participate in campwide activities, and get to enjoy all that ISR has to offer: fishing, boating, sliding into Lake Roberts, swimming in the pool, climbing, shooting sports and much more! 

Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) Course

Did you know that 87% of Cub Scouts want to go Fishing, but only 35% of Scouting Units have Fishing on their yearly calendar?  

The Certified Angling Instructor Course shows Scouters how to lead and guide BSA fishing programs to excel at rewarding all Scouts with the best opportunity possible to learn and enjoy the sport of fishing.  

Take the CAI course and become a role model who imparts the skills needed by Scouts to enjoy fishing adventures they will probably remember for the rest of their lives.  

At the new RMS Lodge at Ingersoll Scout Reservation April 12-14.  The Course has a limited class size so register now, before the course fills up!  Click here for registration and more information.