When: Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT The BSA’s National Special Needs & Disabilities Committee is hosting a Roundtable for Council Champions/Chairs, staff advisors and Unit Leaders on May 26, 2021 at 7:00 CDT. This Zoom meeting will focus on membership and unit growth. Register in advance for this meeting online at scouting-org.zoom.us/meeting/register. After registering,... Continue Reading →
An Adaptive Philmont Adventure for Scouts with Special Needs and Disabilities June 27-July 3, 2021. The Zia Experience is a modified BSA Family Adventure Camp at the Philmont Training Center focusing on giving Scouts with special needs and disabilities, their parent(s), family members, and/or caregiver(s) new and exciting Philmont adventures! This experience is designed to... Continue Reading →
The BSA's National Special Needs and Disabilities Committee will offer three courses this coming year.
[If you have trouble retrieving the registration form, click here for an unofficial copy.] Title: DIVERSEability and DisABILITY: How to Develop and Grow Scouting With Special Needs in Your Council This course is for volunteer Scouters, professionals, chartered organization leadership, school district personnel, and parents who have a passion for helping youth with disabilities become... Continue Reading →
Scouters from all councils are invited attend a bilingual Wood Badge course conducted in both English and American Sign Language (ASL). The Great Salt Lake Council offers this course July 9-14, 2018, at the Monson Training Lodge. More information can be found at https://www.saltlakescouts.org/WB-ASL. The course uses a modified curriculum to enable and encourage both Deaf and hearing... Continue Reading →
What: DIVERSEability and DisABILITY - How to apply proper methods in Scouting with Special Needs. Where: Philmont Training Center When: PTC Course Week 8 (July 29-August 4) This course is for Scouters, Staff, and parents that have a passion for helping Scouts with DisAbilities become involved in all that Scouting has to offer. This course... Continue Reading →
Scouters from all councils are invited attend a bilingual Wood Badge course couducted in both English and American Sign Language (ASL). The Great Salt Lake Council offers this course July 9-14, 2018, at the Monson Training Lodge. More information can be found at https://www.saltlakescouts.org/woodbadge. The course uses a modified curriculum to enable and encourage both... Continue Reading →
The dAC Staff Newsletter is written for staffers in the disAbilities Awareness Challenge at the 2017 Jamboree. If you are curious about what we'll be doing, feel free to take a look. It's not too late to join our staff!