Golden Gate Area Council - LEAD 2023

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LEAD 2023

Event Details

Leadership Education and Discovery (L.E.A.D.)

Be the Best Scout Leader You Can Be!

Join your Fellow Scouters on January 28, 2023 from 8am to 5pm, for a complete day of learning, fun and experience.

L.E.A.D. is Golden Gate Area Council's ultimate training event for Scout Leaders, Parents, Venturers and Senior Youth.  Join us for a full day of learning, fun, and a great overall experience.

L.E.A.D. offers over 130 classes across 6 colleges:

  • Cub Scouts
  • Scouts BSA
  • Young Adult Programs (Venturing, Sea Scouts, Exploring)
  • Outdoor Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Technology (new for 2023!)

The day is broken up into 6 sessions. Some classes are 1 session, others, such as CPR certification, are 3 sessions, while even others, like position specific leader training can cover all 6 sessions.

Check out the course schedule matrix for courses geared specifically to SMs/ASMs, Committee Members, Emergency Preparedness, or Diversity/Equity/Inclusion!

Want to learn some new skills, learn how to work with your youth more efficiently, learn how to increase the FUN in Scouting? We have classes for you as well.

  • A Technology Track – Scoutbook for different users, CyberChip, facilitating online unit collaboration
  • Den Chief, Trainer's Edge training
  • Expanded safety topics
  • Fun with paracord
  • Exploring and Sea Scouting
  • Merit badge counselor training
  • Where to go camping, hiking or backpacking in Northern California or beyond
  • Fun outdoor offerings – fishing, orienteering, geocaching, and more
  • Outdoor Ethics courses – Introduction to Tread Lightly, games and activities, camping
  • Cooking – Dutch ovens, portable meals, and alternative cooking methods
  • Campfires and team building games
  • Basics – Boards of Reviews, recruiting, retention, and engaging parents in your unit program
  • and lots more!!

Register early and bring a friend for a "Great Day of Scouting"!!!  Learn, Explore and Enjoy!

EARLY REGISTRATION (before 1/1/2023) - $50/adult, $20/youth (lunch included)
REGULAR REGISTRATION (1/1/2023 to 1/22/2023) - $65/adult, $25/youth (lunch included)
LATE REGISTRATION (after 1/22/2023) - $85/adult, $35/youth ... LUNCH NOT INCLUDED FOR LATE REGISTRANTS

Questions: Contact Roy Adam, L.E.A.D. 2023 Course Director, at

When & Where
Diablo Valley College
Saturday 01-28-2023
8:00 AM PT to 5:00 PM PT Past
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