Wood Badge offered in American Sign Language

img_1774Scouters 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 participants to engage with one another in a cooperative and supportive manner, while learning crucial leadership skills.  Each leadership concept is presented in both ASL and English and all video presentations are closed captioned.  A crew of full time interpreters interpret leadership concepts when presented and to assist in other communication needs between Deaf and hearing participants.

Philmont Training: DIVERSEability and DisABILITY

Philmont Training Center patchWhat: 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 will help you to; start or strengthen a Disabilities Awareness Committee within your Council, show Scout Leaders proper procedures, modifications, resources, and supports that can help our Scouts with Special Needs experience the outing in Scouting.  See how you can help Scouts; advance at all levels, experience programming, feel included and empowered to make a difference in the lives of others along with helping their communities.

Wood Badge in American Sign Language

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 Deaf and hearing participants to engage with one another in a cooperative and supportive manner, while learning crucial leadership skills.  Each leadership concept is presented in both ASL and English and all video presentations are closed captioned.  A crew of full time interpreters interpret leadership concepts when presented and to assist in other communication needs between Deaf and hearing participants.