We offer special needs courses at the council’s two main training events:
Please consult our calendar to locate the latest information for this year’s events.
The offerings are typically based on the BSA curricula (materials for which are opens in a new windowavailable online)
Specific courses to be offered vary depending on student interest and instructor availability. We encourage you to sign up early to help firm up the offerings.
We periodically offer Special Needs Roundtables on various topics. Training can be also be provided on request for district Roundtables, summer camps, Wood Badge, NYLT, unit meetings, etc. To make such arrangements, please get in touch with us.
We encourage that units make it a policy to build special needs awareness into their annual programs. Some natural ways to do this are to pursue opens in a new windowCub Scouts Disabilities Awareness Academics Belt Loop and Pin for Cub Scouts and the opens in a new windowDisabilities Awareness Merit Badge for Boy Scouts. Short videos are another way to stimulate awareness and dialogue.