Upcoming Commissioner Colleges


Council and City


February 24, 2018

Central Region Area 5
Kansas City, Missouri

The following degrees and programs are offered: Commissioner Basic Training, Associates, BCS, MCS, B-RT (CS and BS), M-RT, DCS, DRT, and DC/ADC Training.
Featured speaker: Ralph de la Vega, Jamboree 2017 chair and BSA All Markets Initiatives chair
Contact: V. Parker Lessig, dean, CentralRegionArea5@gmail.com
Information: www.hoac-bsa.org/commissioners-college

February 24, 2018

Alameda, Marin, Mt. Diablo-Silverado, Pacific Skyline, Piedmont, Redwood Empire, San Francisco Bay Area, and Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Councils

Location: San Francisco East Bay Area, California
The following degrees and programs are offered: Basic Commissioner training, Basic Roundtable training, and ACS, BCS, MCS, and DCS courses. Select up to five sessions from our 41 courses in nine tracks.
Featured speaker: National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist
Curriculum contact: Jim Fuller, AcademicDean@norcalcommissioner.org
Registration contact: Eric Hudson, TechnicalDean@norcalcommissioner.org
Information: www.norcalcommissioner.org

March 3, 2018

Atlanta Area Council
Atlanta, Georgia

UPS Headquarters, 55 Glenlake Parkway NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Contact: Tom Rollbuhler, Tom.Rollbuhler@akzonobel.com
Information: www.atlantabsa.org/resources/commissioners/commissioners-college/19672

March 10, 2018

Connecticut Rivers Council
East Hartford, Connecticut

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March 10, 2018

National Capital Area Council
Bethesda, Maryland

2018 College of Commissioner Science
Commissioner Basic, roundtable, bachelor, master, doctorate, and continuing education tracks offered
Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10000 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895
College dean: Julia Mae-Shen Farr, farr.scouts@gmail.com or 703-965-7013

March 10, 2018

Occoneechee Council
Raleigh, North Carolina

College of Commissioner Science
Offering bachelor, master, continuing education, and doctorate courses as well as roundtable commissioner training courses.
Special guest: National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist
Location: Garner UMC, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner, NC 27529
Time: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Contact: Chancellor Carole Price, ccprice1953@yahoo.com or 919-906-9013
Information: www.ocscouts.org/calendar-all

March 10, 2018

Montana Council

Location: LDS facility, 1325 Washington Ave., Havre, MT 59501
Cost: $30; includes materials, lunch, and snacks
Contact: Craig Haynes, craig_haynes@hotmail.com or 406-690-6172

Information: www.montanabsa.org/leading-scouts/commissioners/college-of-commissioner-science

March 10, 2018

Baltimore Area Council
Baltimore, MD

The 2018 College of Commissioner Science offers courses to complete a Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate of Commissioner Science following the National curriculum and requirements and a robust program in Continuing Education.
Check-in and walk-in registration begins at 7:00 am.
Location: Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, MD 21157.
Information and advance online registration:
Contact the following leaders with any questions:
Chancellor – Jeff Seymour jeff.seymour@address4email.org
Dean – George Stover george@adventureproductions.com
Assistant Dean – Karen Scheel scheelfamfam@yahoo.com
Asst. Dean for Roundtable Science – Pat Hamilton phamilton2@comcast.net

March 11, 2018

Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR

Time-8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Colegio Thomas Alva Edison School, Caguas, PR
Cost: $30; includes materials, lunch, and snacks
Information: College Promo in Spanish

March 17, 2018

California Inland Empire,
Greater Los Angeles Area,
Long Beach, Los Padres,
Orange County, Southern Sierra, Ventura County, Verdugo Hills, and Western Los Angeles County Councils

Southern California Commissioner College
Guest speakers: National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist and Mark Francis
Location: Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, 18605 Erwin St., Reseda, CA 91335
Dean: Travis Williams
Information: www.socalcommissioner.org

March 17, 2018

Spirit of Adventure Council
Wolburn, Massachusetts

Eastern Massachusetts College of Commissioner Science
Location: EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA 01730
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Contact: Nick Pirelli, scouting@nickpirelli.com
Information: http://scoutspirit.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2305187&OrgKey=3304

March 17, 2018

Dan Beard Council
Cincinnati, Ohio

Contact: Dennis Dziech, Dadz@cinci.rr.com or 513-497-1187

March 17, 2018

Central North Carolina Council
Albemarle, North Carolina

RCCC-SOUTH Campus, Exit 55, 85N, Kannapolis, North Carolina
Theme: Recruitment to Avoid Commissioner Burnout
Cost: $20.00
Registration: 7:15–7:45 a.m.
Classes: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

March 17, 2018

Connecticut Yankee Council,
Milford, Connecticut

Commissioner College and University of Scouting
Location: Roger Ludlowe Middle School, Fairfield, Connecticut
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contact: Jay Lubin, chancellor and registrar, jaylubin@gmail.com
Information and registration: http://www.ctyankee.org/program/training/univos

March 23–24, 2018

Yucca Council
El Paso, Texas

College of Commissioner Science and University of Scouting
Ruidoso, New Mexico
Online registration and information will be available January 2, 2018
Contact: Morris Brown,  morris.brown1776@gmail.com

March 24, 2018

Laurel Highlands Council
Pittsburgh, PA

Gateway Middle School; 4450 Old William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146
Information: 2018 CCOS Flier

April 7, 2018

Hawkeye Area, Illowa, Mississippi Valley, Northeast Iowa, and Winnebago Councils

Western Illinois University–Quad Cities, 3300 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265
Information: Western Illinois Flier

April 14, 2018

Northern New Jersey and
Patriots’ Path Councils

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

April 14, 2018

Northeast Region Area 3
(nine councils)

Northeast Region Area 3 College of Commissioner Science
Keynote speaker: Ellie Morrison, National Commissioner Service Chair
Offering all basic courses, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees; continuing education; and Commissioner Tools hands-on sessions
Location: Christian Brothers Academy, 6245 Randall Road, Syracuse, New York
8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
Contact: Valerie Kalwas, vkalwas@rochester.rr.com
Registration available in January 2018

April 21, 2018

Michigan Crossroads Council
Lansing, Michigan

Location: Schoolcraft Community College, VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Contact: Ron Blaisdell, dean, ron@blaisdell.com
Information: Michigan Crossroads Flier

April 21, 2018

Central Florida Council
Apopka, FL

College of Commissioner Science
Location: 1951 S. Orange Blossom Trail Apopka, Fl. 32703 (Our Council Office

April 28, 2018

Greater Yosemite Council
Modesto, California

Covering: Bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, and continuing education classes
Location: TBD
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Contact: G. Bruce Olson, council commissioner

May 19, 2018

Greater Tampa Bay Area Council
Tampa, Florida,

Time: 8:00 AM
Location: 13228 N Central Ave, Tampa, Fl. 33612
Information: https://tampabayscouting.org/about/council-commissioners

August 11, 2018

Montana Council

Location: TBD; Kalispell, Montana
Cost: $30; includes materials, lunch, and snacks
Contact: Craig Haynes,  craig_haynes@hotmail.com or 406-690-6172
Information: www.montanabsa.org/leading-scouts/commissioners/college-of-commissioner-science

November 3, 2018

Middle Tennessee Council
Nashville, Tennessee

Cumberland University, Labry Hall, 1 Cumberland Way, Lebanon, TN 37087
Contact: Watson Ambruster, dean, watsonambruster@msn.com
Karen Bengtson, council commissioner, kkb08@comcast.net

November 3, 2018

Montana Council

Location: TBD;
Cost: $30; includes materials, lunch, and snacks
Contact: Craig Haynes,  craig_haynes@hotmail.com or 406-690-6172
Information: www.montanabsa.org/leading-scouts/commissioners/college-of-commissioner-science

December 1, 2018

Sam Houston Area Council
Houston TX

College of Commissioner Science
Offering basic, bachelor, master, and doctorate courses
Location: Cockrell Scout Center, 2225 N Loop W Houston, Texas 77008
Cost: Typically $25 (includes lunch)
Information: www.shac.org/ccs

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