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Boy Scouts Of America--Allohak Council » Training http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG Allohak Council's Website Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:43:27 +0000 en hourly 1 UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING – November 3, 2018 http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/events/university-of-scouting-november-4-2017 http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/events/university-of-scouting-november-4-2017#comments Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:43:26 +0000 Joseph Testerman http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/?p=18042


The Allohak Council of the Boy Scouts of America is very pleased to partner with West Virginia University at Parkersburg once again to bring you this educational and advancement opportunity!

Date and Time:
Saturday, November 3, 2018 8 a.m. – 3:30 pm
Registration/Check-in opens at 7am.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Main Entrance
300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26101

Registration cost is $15.

Food: The registration fee includes a hamburger/hot dog/chips/drink lunch.
NOTE: There will be no additional food service available for purchase.

Patches: The registration fee includes a patch for each registrant. Patches are given out at check-out at the end of the day.

Pre-Registration: Pre-Register by completing the online form and paying through the website using these links:

Choose which program

Click here for a copy of the participant guide.

You may also pre-register by calling the Allohak Council office at (304)422-4507.
Pre-registration is open through October 31.

Registration confirmation is not a computer-automated process. We take the time to review each registration and we send a confirmation as soon as we can. Please remember that this event is managed largely by volunteers so be patient. We promise to get to you as soon as possible. The earlier you register, the lower the cost, and sooner you’ll receive your confirmation.

Pre-Registration Check-in will be just inside the main entrance in front of the Multipurpose room. The opening and dismissal will be in the Multipurpose Room.

Walk-Ins: Walkup Registrations are welcome on the day of the University of Scouting. Registration will open at 7am on the morning off the event. We do the best we can to move the registration process along as quickly as possible but it does take time. If you register on the day of the event, please leave yourself plenty of time to complete registration. Please bring your address, a phone number where your adult can be reached during the event, your troop number, and an email address so we can follow up after the event.

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Scouts BSA Meeting! http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/training/scout-me-in http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/training/scout-me-in#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2018 21:55:19 +0000 Joseph Testerman http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/?p=21289

Scouts BSA Informational Meeting

for all
Troops and Chartering Organizations
Wednesday, October 17
Scout Service Center, Parkersburg, WV

How will adding girls to the program change the

What should I do now if we want to start a Girl Troop?

Find the answers to these questions plus many more!

Traci Saffell, 749-516-9736

To register

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Area 4 Annual Training Conference October 13, 2018 http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/training/2017-area-4-annual-training-conference http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/training/2017-area-4-annual-training-conference#comments Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:03:57 +0000 Joseph Testerman http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/?p=17018 Area 4’s Annual Training Conference will be held at Ohio University Zanesville
on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The college is located at:

1425 Newark Rd,
Zanesville, OH 43701


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Youth Protection Training (and more) http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/training/youth-protection-training-and-more http://WWW.ALLOHAK.ORG/index.php/training/youth-protection-training-and-more#comments Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:36:42 +0000 Joseph Testerman For online E-Training click here. This will give you the opportunity to take training given by the National Boy Scouts of America. You will create a “MyScouting” account (if you have not done so already) and as you complete training, it will update your records at the council level if you follow the procedures correctly.


“All persons involved in Scouting shall report to local authorities any good faith suspicion or belief that any child is or has been physically or sexually abused, physically or emotionally neglected, exposed to any form of violence or threat, exposed to any form of sexual exploitation including the possession, manufacture, or distribution of child pornography, online solicitation, enticement, or showing of obscene material.
No person may abdicate this reporting responsibility to any other person.

The Scout Executive should also be contacted immediately to remove the individual from our membership ranks and so the Scout Executive can prepare to handle media contacts.”

To make a report to the Scout Executive, call Joe Testerman, SDE at:
Scout Service Center: 304-422-4507
Cell phone: 740-350-3808
Home phone 740-373-4403

Youth Protection Notes
By Steve Cogar, Vice President Youth Protection

The Boy Scouts of America takes great pride in the quality, integrity, and professionalism of its volunteer adult leaders. Without our fine leaders, the BSA program could not be delivered with the exceptional level of vitality and success it has enjoyed for the past one-hundred years. BSA has long known that one key to success in leadership is training. Effective leaders are set-up to succeed, not to fail, through various training programs that both enhance their ability to provide Scouts with a quality program and protect their safety while doing so.

BSA Youth Protection Training is an integral part of the training regime in Scouting. In the Allohak Council, we are proffering a new initiative in Youth Protection Training that takes the form of a challenge for all registered leaders. That challenge is simple – take the Youth Protection Training every year even though BSA only requires that it be taken every two years. Toward that end, the Allohak Council is committed to making the training available in a variety of ways.

The BSA website is an easy way to complete most BSA required training. For Youth Protection Training, if you have access to a computer either at home or at a local library, simply go to http:/ If you have a user name and password, login and take the training. At the end of the approximately 20 minute session, you will be able to print a certificate of completion. The Council will automatically have verification that you completed the training. If you do not have a user name and password, the login page allows you to create an account which affords you access to all training, including Youth Protection. To do so, just follow the prompts, remember that your Council is Allohak #618, and have your eight digit Scout Identification Number from your membership card available.

The Council is also committed to other innovative ways of providing the training. One goal is to provide each unit leader with a Training DVD that may be played at committee meetings or lent to individual leaders. Once the video is viewed, the leader must contact the Council Service Center at 1-800-654-5272, and speak with John Burns to certify that that training took place. In addition, the Youth Protection DVD will be available at many Council functions such as merit badge midways, universities, and colleges; as well as Summer Camp, camporees, and adult leader training. Leaders who are waiting for Scouts to finish merit badges or who otherwise have about twenty spare minutes at these events will be able to quickly update their Youth Protection training.

The BSA recognizes that one key component in their effort to protect Scouts from sexual abuse is Youth Protection Training for adult volunteers. The Allohak Council, your Council, supports this mindset and believes that we can continue to cement our position as a Council that thrives on innovation by doing more than is required. Login to or ask your leader for a copy of the Youth Protection DVD today. Your Council and your Scouts will appreciate your efforts!

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