GNFC - TrainingUniversity of Scouting

2014 University of Scouting

SATURDAY, March 1, 2014
Erie Community College North
Be a "Student" again with 500 of your closest friends!


What is University of Scouting?

The University of Scouting is a one-day leader training program designed to provide ideas and resources in areas to benefit your Pack, Troop or Crew. The University of Scouting is offered once a year to assist ALL Scouts and Scouters in their Scouting positions. 

To view the information booklet and course guide for this exciting event CLICK HERE>>

Questions?  Email Stuart Schnettler - Click here

Who should attend?

All Adult Volunteers. This includes Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing Leaders, Commissioners, District and Council Level Volunteers, and all other Scout Volunteers. Also Boy Scouts and Ventures ages 11 and up.

Can Cub Scouts attend?

The University of Scouting is not intended for Cub Scouts (Youth). There are no courses in the schedule appropriate for Cub Scouts to attend.

When and where?

The University of Scouting will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Erie Community College – North Campus, located at 6205 Main Street, Williamsville NY 14221.

How much is Registration for the University of Scouting and how do I register?

The cost for University is $5, if paid by February 27, 2014.  After February 27, 2014 we can only accept walk-in registrations on March 1, 2014, at a cost of $10 per person.    Some courses may have additional lab fees in order to participate, check guide for details.


To register for the University of Scouting please CLICK HERE>>

What should I wear and bring?

University of Scouting recommends a FULL Uniform. Other than a desire to learn, you may want to bring a pen and paper for notes, and a coffee mug.  Also, bring your brown bag lunch, or money to purchase lunch from ECC's cafeteria, or your faviorate local restaurant (off site)

Event Notes:

If for some reason we have to cancel the University due to weather, please watch any of the major TV stations(2,4, or 7) or listen to WBEN (930 am). If Erie Community College North Campus is closed, the University of Scouting Event is cancelled.



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Service Center Hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Phone (716) 891-4073 - Fax (716) 891-4008
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