Upcoming Commissioner Colleges


Council and City


October 9, 2021

Northern Star Council
St. Paul, MN

St. Paul College, St. Paul MN plus Virtual offering with limited course options.

Course offerings include Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Advanced Studies and Continuing Education curriculums. The college is open to anyone from all councils.

For more information: http://www.northernstarbsa.org/about-the-college-of-commissioner-service or email: Bruce Haverly at nsccollegecs@gmail.com

October 9, 2021

San Diego-Imperial Council

Virtual College.

Course offerings include Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Advanced Studies and Continuing Education curriculums. The college is open to anyone from all councils. Eight of the courses are new material not offered before.

Register here: https://sdicbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2021-college-of-commissioner-science/2846206

October 30, 2021

Cape Fear Council, Wilmington, NC

Camp Bowers – White Lake NC

Find more information at: https://www.capefearcouncilbsa.org/event/college-of-commissioner-science/ or contact Joel Bradford JABradford1223@gmail.com

November 6, 2021

Middle Tennessee Council
Lebanon, TN

Virtual and Live – Cumberland University, Lebanon TN (Labry Hall)

We are excited to welcome our keynote speakers: the National Commissioner Service Team! The 2021 CCS will offer a hybrid college, with virtual classes for $20, and live in-person classes at Cumberland University in Lebanon TN for $30, lunch included. Middle Tennessee Council has truly unique, locally produced Advanced Studies courses to choose from. Registration opens September 7; see the link to the college catalog below.


November 12-13, 2021

Sam Houston Area Council
Houston, Texas

Camp Strake
2020 Camp Strake Rd.
Coldspring, TX 77331

Arrive early on Friday for an optional Commissioner Retreat: Spend more time at Camp Strake and enjoy the fellowship of fellow commissioners, fun around a Friday night campfire, and food in the Camp Strake dining hall. Attire is “Scout casual.” Tours of Camp Strake will be available beginning at 4:00pm on Friday afternoon. Participants are welcome to arrive, set up their personal camping gear, and join the fun at any time during the late afternoon and evening. Retreat fee includes Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast.

31 CCS courses offered; Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate, and Continuing Education.
Lunch & commemorative patch included in standard registration fee; nominal extra fee for Commissioner Retreat.

University of Scouting runs concurrently on Saturday; register for both on the same website. CCS participants may also register for courses in other areas of University of Scouting, if desired. CCS degree credits will only be awarded for sessions that are part of the CCS course listings.

Register and more info: https://www.samhoustonbsa.org/college-of-commissioner-science

November 13, 2021

Great Trail Council
Stow, OH

Great Trail Council Service Center
4500 Hudson Drive
Stow, OH 44224

Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Continuing Education Colleges
Anyone from any council is welcome.

Live, In-person event. For online registration and additional information, including prices, directions, hotel accommodations, college and dean contacts, program reciprocity, and course listings with abstracts, visit: https://www.gtcbsa.org/resources/commissioners/events/2021-college.

November 13, 2021

Cradle of Liberty, Washington Crossing and Garden State Councils Philadelphia, PA

Hybrid event with both live and virtual offerings.

Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate and Continuing EDU tracks.

A Continental Breakfast and Hot/Cold Luncheon for in person participants, a Guest Speaker and a Commemorative Patch for all.

Cost is always reasonable. For details as they develop check the website at –
or email the Dean at khouseal_1@hotmail.com

November 13, 2021

Greater Wyoming – Longs Peak Council and Pathway to the Rockies Council

Virtual via Zoom.

The current lineup of classes covers many of skills necessary to be an effective Commissioner in the Scouting program. There will also be several classes that will be of interest to a wider variety of leaders as well, such as learning the basics of Scoutbook, learning how to mentor and coach new leaders, and understand the aspects of working with Scouts with special needs.

Participants can earn the Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees. Cost is $5 per participant. This fee covers a physical certificate of participation, a patch for first-time participants, a rocker for completed degrees, as well as for postage
and administrative costs. Enrollment ends November 8, 2021.

Register here: https://scoutingevent.com/062-51588

December 3-5, 2021

Western Massachusetts Council
Westfield, MA

Virtual College.

Join for the Keynote: Elizabeth Ramierez-Washka – Creating Impactful Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Programs

Registration: Opens on September 1, 2021, and closes on November 19, 2021. Register here: https://www.wmascouting.org/ccs

Questions? Contact Peter Matrow, Dean at pmatrow@icloud.com

January 15, 2022

Gulf Coast Council

In-person. More information coming soon.

For any questions, please contact Kristin Chioma at chioma@msn.com

February 26, 2022

Northern California Councils

Ten Northern California Councils will be hosting a virtual CCS on Zoom.

Courses for every level of Commissioner and every level of Commissioner experience, including Associate, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate of Commissioner Science Degrees with Continuing Education Degree sessions.

Visit: https://www.norcalcommissioner.org/

February 26, 2022

Chickasaw Council
Memphis, TN

This College of Commissioner Science is unit service training designed to educate all commissioners, roundtable staff, district or council committee members, and professional Scouters.

For more info visit: https://www.chickasaw.org/ccs-2022 or email Jim Strickland at jimneva@bellsouth.net

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