Upcoming Commissioner Colleges

Date

Council and City

Information

January/February 2017

Utah National Parks Council
Orem, Utah

Commissioner College
American Fork, Utah
Click here for more information or to register.

February 11, 2017

South Plains Council
Lubbock, Texas

College of Commissioner Science
Keynote Speaker: National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist
Commissioners from all councils in Southern Region Areas 2 and 3 are invited to participate.
Location: Monterey High School, Lubbock, Texas
Contact: Steve Hoggard, 806-282-8264; shoggard@batteryjoe.com
Registration: www.southplainscouncil.org

February 25, 2017

Participating councils: Alameda, Marin, Mount Diablo Silverado, Pacific Skyline, Piedmont, Redwood Empire, San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Area

NorCal Commissioner’s College
Contacts: Tony Mei, tonymei.novato@gmail.com; Chris Morrison, chris.rmorrison@yahoo.com

February 25, 2017

Pennsylvania Dutch Council
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

College of Commissioner Science
Participating councils are Pennsylvania Dutch, Hawk Mountain, and Chester County. Surrounding councils and those in Area 6 of the Northeast Region are invited.
Location: Cedar Crest Middle School, 101 E. Evergreen Road, Lebanon, PA 17042
Contact: Jay M. Laser, college dean, jmabl@verizon.net
Information: http://padutchbsa.org/districts/commissioners/2014-college-of-commissioner-science/

February 25, 2017

Great Salt Lake Council
Salt Lake City, Utah

College of Commissioner Science
7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Salt Lake University Institute, 1780 S. Campus Drive, Salt Lake City
Contact: Lane Peterson, lkpcpa@qwest.net
Information: https://www.saltlakescouts.org/college-commissioner

March 4, 2017

Central Region Area 5
Kansas City, Missouri

College of Commissioner Science
Hosted by Heart of America Council
Location: Cerner Riverport; 6711 Northeast Birmingham Road, Kansas City, MO 63807
Contact: Parker Lessig, college dean, CentralRegionArea5CCS@gmail.com

March 4, 2017

Greater St. Louis Area Council
Lewis & Clark Council
Abraham Lincoln Council
St. Louis, Missouri

Gateway Region College of Commissioner Science
Guest speaker: Steve Sawyer, advisor to the National Commissioner Task Force
Location: J.C. Penney Conference Center, University of Missouri–St. Louis, 1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121
Contact: Roger Engelbart, dean, 314-920-8968, roger.w.engelbart@boeing.com, or engelbart301@sbcglobal.net.
Information: 2017 Gateway Region flier

March 4, 2017

Washington Crossing Council
New Jersey/Pennsylvania

Please note that the Commissioner College is part of our University of Scouting program.
Time: Check-in at 7:15 a.m.; ends at 4 p.m.
Location: Gilmore J. Fisher Middle School, 1325 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, New Jersey
Information: http://www.washingtoncrossingbsa.org/Training/Upcoming/universityofscouting

March 10–12, 2017

Blackhawk Area Council
Rockford, Illinois

Lord Baden-Powell University of Scouting
Location: Salvation Army Wonderland Camp, Camp Lake, Wisconsin
University dean: Jeff Moritz
Contact: Emily Rinaldi, staff advisor, emily.rinaly@scouting.org
Information: www.lbpuniv.org

March 11, 2017

Middle Tennessee Council
Nashville, Tennessee

College of Commissioner Science
Bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, and roundtable tracks plus continuing education classes
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church, Brentwood, Tennessee
Cost: $25 if registered prior to March 1
Contact: Karen Bengtson, kkb08@comcast.net
Information: www.mtcbsa.org; online registration begins January 1

March 11, 2017

National Capital Area Council
Bethesda, Maryland

2017 Commissioner College
Keynote speaker: Charles Dahlquist, national commissioner
All are welcome to attend.
Location: Freedom High School, 15201 Neabsco Mills Road, Woodbridge, VA 22191
Contact: Julia Mae-Shen Farr, college dean, farr.scouts@gmail.com or 703-965-7013

March 11, 2017

Anthony Wayne Area Council
Fort Wayne, Indiana

College of Commissioner Science
8 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.; sign-in starts at 8 a.m., opening is at 8:40 a.m., classes start at 9 a.m.
Location: Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Contact: Jim Molebash, assistant Scout executive, 260-432-9593 or Jim.Molebash@scouting.org, or Wade Castator, college chancellor, 260-235-0076 or wbc9@frontier.com
Information: http://awaccommissionercollege.weebly.com/

March 11, 2017

Occoneechee Council
Raleigh, North Carolina

College of Commissioner Science
Bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, STEM, and roundtable tracks plus continuing education
8 a.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Location: Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner, NC 27529
Cost: $20 if registered prior to March 8; walk-ins $30
Contact: Carole Price, college chancellor, ccprice1953@yahoo.com
Information: http://www.ocscouts.org/calendar-all/; online registration begins January 27

March 11, 2017

Trapper Trails Council
Ogden, Uah

Commissioner College
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Ogden LDS Institute, 1002 Edvalson St., Ogden, UT 84403
Cost: $15 before March 4; $20 after March 4
Contact: Carla Jones, college president, 801-821-6021 or jwjonesfam@msn.com
Information and registration: http://www.trappertrails.org/college

March 18, 2017

Atlanta Area Council
Atlanta, Georgia

College of Commissioner Science
Location: United Parcel Service (UPS) Headquarters, 55 Glenlake Parkway
NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Cost: $20; $30 after February 19, 2017
Information and registration: www.AtlantaBSA.org/College
Contact: Tom Rollbuhler, college dean, Tom.Rollbuhler@akzonobel.com

March 18, 2017

Twin Rivers Council
Albany, New York

University of Scouting and College of Commissioner Science
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Shaker High School; 445 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110
Contacts: Cheryl Downing, Hoosick Falls, New York, 518-686-4664

Registration: http://www.trcscouting.org/Event.aspx?id=10125
Information: http://storage.trcscouting.org/event/docs/10125/2017_uofs_save_the_date.pdf

March 18, 2017

Connecticut Yankee Council
Milford, Connecticut

College of Commissioner Science and University of Scouting
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Roger Ludlowe Middle School, 689 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
Contacts: John Hanks, college dean, johnwhanks@hotmail.com
Jay Lubin: college registrar, jaylubin@gmail.com
Information: http://www.ctyankee.org/program/training/uos20171 and https://www.facebook.com/CYCUOS/

March/April

Utah National Parks Council
Orem, Utah

Commissioner College
Provo/Orem, Utah
Click here for more information or to register.

April 1, 2017

Laurel Highlands Council
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

College of Commissioner Science
Classes start at 9 a.m.
Location: Camp Twin Echo; 145 Twin Echo Drive, New Florence, PA 15944
Contact: Jack Boyde, jboyde@hotmail.com

April 1, 2017

Columbia-Montour Council
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Fourth Annual College of Commissioner Science
This year’s college will offer courses toward all three degrees. Preregister by Friday, March 24.
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Lighthouse in Lightstreet, Pennsylvania (just off I-80 exit 236)
Contact: Russ Devore, rbdevore@yahoo.com
Information: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/commissioner/pdf/Coumbia_Montour.pdf

April 1, 2017

Northern New Jersey Council and Patriots’ Path Council

College of Commissioner Science
Offering bachelor, master, and doctorate courses with newly revised material. Also offering roundtable commissioner certificate/training program.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Brooklawn Middle School, 250 Beachwood Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Contact: Dr. Geoff Zoeller, college dean, geoffscouter@gmail.com or 973-270-7436
Information: www.nnjbsa.org/ccs

April 1, 2017

Illowa Council
Hawkeye Area Council
Mississippi Valley Council
Northeast Iowa Council
Winnebago Council
W.D. Boyce Council
Mid-Iowa Council

Daniel Carter Beard College of Commissioner Science
Guest speaker: National Council – Strategic Planning
Location: Western Illinois University–Quad Cities, 3300 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265
Doors open at 8 a.m.; classes 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Contact: Jim Coe @ jimcoe67@gmail.com
Information: http://www.illowabsa.org/Commissioners/2017CommissionerCollege
Registration: http://www.illowabsa.kintera.org/2017DanielBeardCCS

April 8, 2017

Northeast Region Area 3

College of Commissioner Science
Utica/Syracuse, New York, area
Will include Commissioner Basic, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, continuing education, and Commissioner Tools labs
Special guest: Charles Dahlquist, national commissioner
Contact: Valerie Kalwas, 585-314-2123 or vkalwas@rochester.rr.com

April 22, 2017

Michigan Crossroads Council
Livonia, Michigan

Keynote speaker: Tim Acree, National Commissioner Service Training Chair
All commissioners are welcome to attend.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152
Contact: Jody Batten, DCS, jbatten34820@yahoo.com
Information: https://scoutingevent.com/272-ccs2017

April 29, 2017

Greater Yosemite Council
Modesto, California

Contact: G. Bruce Olson, college dean and council commissioner

May 20, 2017

Gulfstream Council
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

2017 Commissioner College
Commissioner Basics, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, and roundtable tracks!
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Lassiter Building at Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation, Jupiter, Florida
Cost: $15 per person; includes lunch, materials, and patch
Contact: Ray Lynch, Raylynjr58@gmail.com
Register on Tentaroo: www.gulfstreamcouncil.org (under Registration)

May 27, 2017

Longhorn Council
Hurst, Texas

College of Commissioner Science
8 a.m.
Location: Baylor University; Waco, Texas
Contact: ccs@longhorn.org
Information and registration: http://www.longhorncouncil.org/training-2/college-of-commissioner-science/

June 23–25, 2017

 

Summit Commissioner Training
The following courses will be offered: Council Commissioner Retreat, Commissioner Recruiting Workshop, and Commissioning in Diverse Neighborhoods
Location: Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve
Contacts: Tim Acree, tim.acree@comcast.net
Chris Smith, christopher.smith@scouting.org
Registration: http://www.summitbsa.org/programs/training/

August 5, 2017

Longhorn Council
Hurst, Texas

College of Commissioner Science
8 a.m.
Location: Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
Contact: ccs@longhorn.org
Information and registration: http://www.longhorncouncil.org/training-2/college-of-commissioner-science/

August 12, 2017

Chickasaw Council
Memphis, Tennessee

Location: Independent Presbyterian Church, 4738 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38117
Contact: Danny Van Horn, Danny.VanHorn@butlersnow.com
Registrar contact: Andrew Humphreys, Andrew.humphreys@gmail.com
Information and registration: http://chickasaw.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2023800&OrgKey=2044

September 2017

Utah National Parks Council
Orem, Utah

Commissioner College
St. George, Utah
Click here for more information or to register.

October 2017

Utah National Parks Council
Orem, Utah

Commissioner College
Spanish Fork, Utah
Click here for more information or to register.

December 2, 2017

Western Massachusetts Council
Springfield, Massachusetts

College of Commissioner Science
Keynote speaker: National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist
Location: American International College, 1008 State St., Springfield, Massachusetts
Contact: Peter Matrow, college dean, (H) 413-267-3489; pmatrow@icloud.com
Information: http://www.wmascouting.org/volunteers/College_of_Commissioner_Science.html

How to get your college listed here

 

Send the information to Darlene Sprague darsprague@roadrunner.com
Deadlines are the fifth of the month in September, January, and April.
Include: council name; council city and state; date; time; location; website or PDF document where more information can be found; contact information