Upcoming Commissioner Colleges


Council and City


February 23, 2019

Alamo Area Council
San Antonio, Texas

Location: University United Methodist Church; 5084 De Zavala Road; San Antonio, TX 78249

Contact: John Haines, 210-913-6022
Information: www.alamoareabsa.org/Event.aspx?id=8276

February 23, 2019

NorCal College of Commissioner Science

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

Location: Santa Clara High School; 3000 Benton St.; Santa Clara, CA 95051

Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Steve Conn, 510-220-6710
Information: www.norcalcommissioner.org

March 2, 2019

Atlanta Area Council
Atlanta, Georgia

Location: Morehouse College; Atlanta, Georgia

Contact: Wade Patrick, dean, 404-514-1092
Information: www.atlantabsa.org/resources/commissioners/commissioners-college/19672

March 2, 2019

Central Region Area 5
Hosted by Heart of America Council
Kansas City, Missouri

Location: Cerner Riverport; 6711 Northeast Birmingham Road; Kansas City, MO  64117
Features full array of classes
Featured speaker: Ellie Morrison, national commissioner

Information: www.hoac-bsa.org/commissioners-college/

March 2, 2019

Greater St. Louis Area Council
St. Louis, Missouri
Abraham Lincoln Council
Springfield, Illinois

Gateway Region College of Commissioner Science, sponsored by the Greater St. Louis Area Council and Abraham Lincoln Council
Dave Glosecki, assistant council commissioner

Information: https://stlbsa.org/college-of-commissioner-science/ 

March 9, 2019

Baltimore Area Council
Baltimore, Maryland

Location: Carroll Community College; 1601 Washington Road; Westminster, MD 21157
The 2019 College of Commissioner Science offers courses to complete bachelor, master, and doctorate of commissioner science degrees

Time: Check-in and walk-in registration begins at 7 a.m. 

Please feel free to contact any of the following leaders with questions:

    Jeff Seymour, chancellor, [email protected]
    Karen Scheel, dean, [email protected]
    Burt Sklar, assistant dean, [email protected]

Information and advance online registration: www.baltimorebsa.org/uos.

March 9, 2019

National Capital Area Council
Bethesda, Maryland

Location: Holy Spirit School; 8800 Braddock Road; Annandale, VA 22003

Keynote speaker:  Ellie Morrison

Contact: Julia Farr, [email protected]
Information: myNCAC.org

March 9, 2019

Three Fires Council 
St. Charles, Illinois

With Pathway to Adventure Council, Rainbow Council, and Northeast Illinois Council
Location: Community Christian Church (The Naperville Yellow Box Church); 1635 Emerson Lane; Naperville, IL 60540  

Schedule: 7 a.m.–check-in begins; 8:30 a.m.–opening and keynote speaker; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.–courses; 4:30 p.m.–degrees presented, recognition, and closing  

Contact: Deb Brown, assistant council commissioner for training, [email protected] 

March 16, 2019

Twin Rivers Council
Albany, New York

University of Scouting and College of Commissioner Science
Location: Shaker High School; 445 Watervliet Shaker Road; Latham, NY 12110

Time: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Contacts: Cheryl Downing, Hoosick Falls, New York, 518-686-4664
                  Robert Fagan, Glenville, New York, 518-399-4322
                  Julie VanAmburgh, Albany, New York, 518-844-5823
Information: www.trcscouting.org/Events/university

March 16, 2019

Las Vegas Area Council
Las Vegas, Nevada

Offering basic, bachelor, and master courses 
Location: Donald Reynolds Scouting Resource Center; 7220 S. Paradise Road; Las Vegas, NV 89119.

Contact: Eric Shalita, dean, [email protected]

March 16, 2019

The Spirit of Adventure Council
Bedford, Massachusetts

Location: EDCO Collaborative; 36 Middlesex Turnpike; Bedford, MA 01730

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Guest speaker: Darlene Sprague, National Commissioner Service Team

Contact: Nick Pirelli, college dean, [email protected]
Information: http://scoutspirit.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?activitykey=2456456&orgkey=909&ReturnURL=/app/calendar/month/909/2019-03-01,2019-04-07/-1/0/


March 16, 2019

Transatlantic Council
Brussels, Belgium

Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Building; Lauterstrasse 1; D-67657; Kaiserslautern, Germany

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Scott Hooper, [email protected]
Information: Transatlantic Council flier

March 16, 2019

Southern California

Location: Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies; 18605 Erwin St.; Reseda, CA 91335

Contacts: Travis Williams, college dean, 213-740-5961 or [email protected]
Larry Turner, 818-386-9485 or [email protected]
Information and registration: http://bsa-la.doubleknot.com/event/2019-southerncalifornia-commissioner-college/2445248

March 16, 2019

Trapper Trails Council
Ogden, Utah

Location: 1465 E 4600 S; Ogden, UT 84403

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Wendell Child, [email protected]
Information and registration: www.trappertrails.org/college   

March 22–23, 2019

Yucca, Conquistador, and Great Southwest councils
New Mexico

Location: Ruidoso, NM

Contact: Zack Libbin, [email protected] or 575-635-8979
Save the date: https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/commissioner/pdf/Tri-Council_College.pdf

March 23, 2019

Mid-America Council

MAC Husker Trails College of Commissioner Science
Location: Bellevue University; Educational Services Building; 1000 Galvin Road; Bellevue, NE  68005

Contact: Mark Mowry, Overland Trails Council commissioner,  [email protected]
Information: https://scoutingevent.com/326-COCS

March 30, 2019

New Jersey Inter-Council
New Jersey

New Jersey Inter-Council College of Commissioner Science
Offering bachelor, master, doctorate, and roundtable classes 
Location: Brooklawn Middle School; 250 Beachwood Road; Parsippany, NJ 07054 

Information: Inter-Council flier

April 6, 2019

Columbia-Montour Council
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Location: The Lighthouse at Lightstreet United Methodist Church; 1640 Main St.; Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contact: Russ DeVore, [email protected]

April 6, 2019

Daniel Carter Beard College
Central Region Area 3
Moline, Illinois

Hawkeye Area Council, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Illowa Council, Quad City Area

Mississippi Valley Council, Quincy, Illinois/Burlington, Iowa

Northeast Iowa Council, Dubuque, Iowa

Winnebago Council, Waterloo, Iowa

Central Region Area 3 College of Commissioners

Guest Speaker: Susan Simmons, National Commissioner Service Team

April 13, 2019

Northern Lights Council
South Fargo, North Dakota

Location: Our Savior Lutheran Church; 1515 5th Ave. NW: East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Bachelor, master, doctorate, and roundtable degrees offered

Cost: $35

Contact:  Steven Meinhardt, [email protected] or 701-361-3933
Information: https://247scouting.com/web_admin/BSA429/BSA429page2271.php?rt=1   

April 27, 2019

Greater Yosemite Council
Modesto, California

Location: TBD

Contact: G. Bruce Olson, council commissioner

April 27, 2019

Northeast Region Area 3
Syracuse, New York

Location: Christian Brothers Academy; Syracuse, New York 

Contact: Valerie Kalwas, [email protected] or 585-314-2123
Information: https://scoutingevent.com/397-commissionercollege

Catalog: Northeast Region catalog

May 18, 2019

Southwest Florida
Fort Myers, Florida

Location: Everglades University; 6001 Lake Osprey Drive; #110; Sarasota, FL 34240

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Mac Aldrich, assistant council commissioner of training, 941-773-9647 or [email protected]
Information and registration will be located on the council website in the near future at: http://www.swflcouncilbsa.org/registration/calendardetail.aspx?activitykey=1763624&orgkey=347&ReturnURL=/app/calendar/month/347/2019-05-01,2019-06-02/-1/0/

How to get your college listed here


Send the information to Darlene Sprague at [email protected].
Deadlines are the fifth of the month in January (published in mid-February), April (published in mid-May), and September (published in mid-October).
Include: council name; council city and state; date; time; location; website or PDF document where more information can be found; contact information.