Training Events at the Summit!

Special needs training at the Summit

If you’ve never been to the Summit Bechtel Reserve, here is a terrific opportunity to enjoy its adventures and to share experiences with other Scouters working with special needs and disabilities. Registration is still open for two conferences offered August 2-7, 2021. Registration is open at

DIVERSEability and DisABILITY: Develop and Grow Scouting for Youth and Special Needs – this conference expands your knowledge to positively impact youth with disabilities within your local council. The conference covers the essentials of helping unit, district, and council leaders support today’s growing population of Scouts with special needs and disabilities. See how volunteers across the country become empowered to make a difference in the lives of others.

Special Needs Committees in Your Council – this conference helps volunteers take special needs advocacy to the next level in their districts and councils. Topics include:

  • Starting a Disabilities Awareness Committee
  • Camping Considerations and Program Strategies
  • Advancement Information
  • Accommodations versus Modifications
  • … and Much, Much More!