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University of Scouting 2014

University of Scouting 2014
Last Day To Register
251 First Woods Drive
Winchester, VA 22603, US
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University of Scouting

A day packed with training, fun and fellowship for leaders, parents, interested adults and Junior Leaders (Boy Scouts and Venturers age 14 and above).  Go for a Degree, or go to increase your Scouting Skills.

Check - In:  8:00am - 8:30am

Program:  8:30am - 4:30pm

Fees:  Participants - $25.00  (Includes Event Patch, Materials and Lunch) if you register before December 28, 2013; it will be $35 after.  There will be NO WALK-IN REGISTRATION

  • (First Aid/CPR add $5 to your fee; or $22 if you want to keep the book)
  • (Climbing:  add $15 to your fee for the manual)
  • (Pioneering/Woodcarving:  Add $5 to your fee for materials)

            Staff (Registered Scouters) -- $15 (Includes Event Patch, Materials & Lunch)  (MUST register by 12/28/2013 to insure discount)


Shenandoah Area Council University of Scouting is the premiere training event of the year for all adults and Venturers involved in Scouting!  The university is a great opportunity for fun and fellowship with other Scouters from throughout Northern Shenandoah Valley and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.  NEW COURSES FOR 2014!  Any registered Scouter, parent or interested adult may attend the University of Scouting.

Junior Leaders (Boy Scouts & Venturers) may also attend certain classes (marked with "**"), but may not earn a degree.  Non-degreed attendees at the University of Scouting will receive a Certificate of Completion.


NEW - Basic Requirements to Earn a Degree in the University - NEW

The basic requirement to earn a degree at the University of Scouting is to be a registered Scouter who has completed both Youth protection Training and New Leader Essentials for your current registered position.  The University of Scouting is divided into four Colleges to structure courses into program tracks.  The degree requirements for each college are specific to the degree, but basically employ a method of progressive learning, adding skills and requirements for each degree level (including teaching and development of a syllabus) for consistent, relevant, quality instruction for current and future attendees.  The four Colleges are as follows:

  • College of Boy Scouting
  • College of Venture Scouting
  • College of Cub Scouting
  • College of General Scouting Knowledge

The University of Scouting will definitely offer something for everyone!


For the Degree Guidelines, click HERE.

For the Degree Program Application, click HERE.

To get a list of courses, click HERE.

To download the complete flyer, click HERE.

$35.00 per Participant
$25.00 per Staff
Early Discount
Before 12/29/2013 a discount of $10.00 will apply to all Participant Registrants.
Before 12/29/2013 a discount of $10.00 will apply to all Staff Registrants.


107 Youth Development Court
Winchester, VA 22602

phone: 540-662-2551
fax: 540-662-2725

Hours of Operation:
10:00am - 5:30pm (M-F) 
10:00am - 2:00pm (2nd Sat. each month)
Closed (Sun.)

*For our closings, please see our Scout Shop page**