Three Fires Council - TFC: 2018 Den Chief or Senior Patrol Leader Training

TFC: 2018 Den Chief or Senior Patrol Leader Training

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Event Details

The Three Fires Council's 2018 Training Academy - Accelerate Scouting Wins


Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sycamore High School | 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, IL 60178

Den Chief Training is for Boy Scouts who want to help Cub Scout Den Leaders with their dens. This is a recognized leadership position for Scouts, is a great way for boys to obtain service hours, and is a lot of FUN! This course will provide Scouts with skills they need to be effective in their position helping younger Scouts. They will learn songs, games, and crafts that they can share with their dens and will receive resource materials & information.

Registration fee includes: lunch, snacks, Den Chief Handbook, program supplies, TFC Training Academy patch, “trained” strip, plus the Training Academy carry bag.

Den Chiefs should bring pencil, paper, an enthusiastic attitude, and wear your FULL SCOUT uniform. Attendance for the entire session is required to be considered trained and to earn the “TRAINED” patch.

***Scouts should complete the Den Chief online Fast Start Training Course, print the certificate and bring it to class.

Check in begins at 7:30 AM, followed by a short opening in the auditorium at 8:30 AM. Den Chief Training begins promptly at 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM. A short closing & slide show of the day’s events will be held at 3:30 PM with dismissal at 4:00 PM. The Midway will be open during lunch and hosts vendors and a Scout Store.

FEE: Early registration is $25 through October 26th. After October 26th, the fee increases to $30.
If paying offline, please print/print your online registration confirmation and mail with your check, or payment can be made in person at either Norris or Naperville Scout Stores.

Senior Patrol Leader Training

This training is supplemental training, designed to introduce Senior Patrol Leaders and Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders to the “nuts and bolts” of troop operations in their units. It will be taught by trained NYLT Staff.
(National Youth Leadership Training) The syllabus draws from existing training materials for SPL’s as well as other sources. It is not designed to replace any existing training; this training is designed to support the
Scoutmaster’s role in the training process.


  • How to Run a Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) Meeting
  • Nuts and Bolts of a Troop Meeting
  • How to Lead Games
  • Communication
  • How to Plan and Run a Troop Event
  • Working with Adult Leaders

Who: Senior Patrol Leaders (SPL) and Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders (ASPL) ONLY
Where: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, IL 60178
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
What to Bring: Pen and paper….Scout Spirit….wear your Scout uniform
Fees: Early registration is $25 through October 26th. After October 26th, the fee increases to $30.
Registration fee includes: lunch, snacks, program supplies, Senior Patrol Leader handbook, TFC Training Academy patch, plus the Training Academy attendee carry bag.


Dan Vitous
Den Chief Instructor
Steve Thompson
SPL Instructor
Joyce Nielsen
Training Academy Chair
Maritsa Herrera
District Executive
Norris Scout Service Center
415 N Second St
St. Charles, Illinois 60174
Phone: (630) 584-9250
When & Where
Sycamore High School
Saturday 11-10-2018 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Past
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