Upcoming Commissioner Colleges


Council and City


October 2017

Utah National Parks Council
Orem, Utah

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

October 21, 2017

Orange County Council
Santa Ana, California

Location: Santiago Canyon College, 8045 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92869
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Contact: Stewart Lumb, stewart.lumb@verizon.net or 714-421-1724
Information: Orange County Flier

October 28, 2017

San Diego-Imperial Council
San Diego, California

Location: Mission Valley Church of the Nazarene,
4750 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, CA 92120
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. 
Contact: John Shotwell, dean, john.shotwell@gmail.com
or 619-840-2774
Information:  http://sdicbsa.org/Training/Docs/Commissioner

Registration: https://sdicbsa.doubleknot.com/registration/

November 3–4, 2017

Crossroads of America Council
Indianapolis, Indiana

Location: Camp Belzer Activity Center, 6102 Boy Scout
Road, Indianapolis, IN 46226
Friday: Check-in 5:45 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Information:  https://scoutingevent.com/attachment/

Registration: https://www.scoutingevent.com/

November 4, 2017

Montana Council
Miles City, Montana

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/

November 4, 2017

Middle Tennessee Council
Nashville, Tennessee

Keynote speaker: National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist
Location: Cumberland University, Labry Hall, 1 Cumberland Way, Lebanon, TN 37087
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Contact: Watson Ambruster IV, dean, watsonambruster@msn.com
Karen Bengston, council commissioner, kkb08@comcast.net
Information: Middle Tennessee Flier
Registration: http://mtcbsa.org/Volunteers/commissioner/comm_college.html

November 4, 2017

Pee Dee Area Council
Florence, South Carolina

Location: St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1629 W. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501
7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contact: Diane Bauer, 843-251-6492, dianebauersc@gmail.com
Mary McNeill, 843-855-7722, chicoracubs@gmail.com
Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=oxs7lzdab&oeidk=a07eegi1gpx06ff74b1

November 11, 2017

Great Trail Council
Akron, Ohio

 Location: Kent United Church of Christ, 1400 E. Main St., Kent, OH 44240
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Contact: David Rice, chancellor, davidmrice@neo.rr.com
Information: Great Trail Flier

November 11, 2017

Lincoln Trails Council
Decatur, Illinois
W.D. Boyce Council
Peoria, Illinois
Prairielands Council
Champaign, Illinois

Illinois Heartland College of Commissioner Science
Location: Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois
8 a.m.
Contact: Willard Sudduth, 217-620-9082
Information and registration:

November 11, 2017 

Muskingum Valley Council
Zanesville, Ohio

Location: Muskingum Valley Scout Reservation, 16905 CR 271, Coshocton, OH 43812
7:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Contact: Eric Udischas, dean, eric@mvctrained.org
Council service center, 1-800-934-2128
Information: Muskingum Valley Flier
Registration: http://www.mvctrained.org/comsci/2017-college/

November 18, 2017

Tecumseh Council
Springfield, Ohio

Location: Aley United Methodist Church, 4143 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH 45431
8 a.m.–1 p.m.

December 2, 2017

Sam Houston Area Council
Houston, Texas

Cockrell Service Center, 2225 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77008
Contact: Tim Richard, dean, Trichard.usl@gmail.com or 832-256-8602

December 2, 2017

Western Massachusetts Council 
Springfield, Massachusetts

Location: American International College, 1008 State St., Springfield
Keynote speaker: Ellie Morrison; National Commissioner Service Chair
Contact: Peter Matrow, dean, (H) 413-267-3489 or pmatrow@icloud.com
Information: Western Massachusetts Flier
Registration: https://www.wmascouting.org/ccs

January 20, 2018

Evangeline Area Council
Lafayette, Louisiana

2018 Louisiana State College of Commissioner Science
Location: New Iberia Senior High, 1301 E. Admiral Doyle Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
There will be other activities on Friday evening and Saturday evening, and a Swamp Base tour on Sunday, January 21.
Contact information: Diogo Tavares, diogo.pf.tavares@gmail.com, (912) 313-7774
Information: www.eacbsa.org/Commissioners

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

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 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
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=2195287&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 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

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

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