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March 2016 Issue, Scouting Magazine!
March 2016 Issue, Boy Scout Edition, Boys' Life!

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Emergency Medical Response/Wilderness First Responder/Lifeguarding Class of 2017
It's On Guys! We've trying to add Wilderness First Responder this year too!

Find out more about our Emergency Medical Response - Lifeguarding Program Email us for information or to register

We are working on our First Aid-CPR/AED and BAT schedule for Spring 2017.
Large units or Districts that would like to sponsor FA-CPR/AED and/or BAT/WEBELOS First Responder Adventure programs
should email us! We are also actively looking for suitable venues and Scouting sponsors
for our Wilderness and Remote First Aid program. Please contact us for facility requirements.

Note: Please only use the email links on our web page to contact us!
Many previously published email addresses are no longer valid.

Check out our current Program Schedule

Enews from
The NBO Scout Training Team
and BSA Crew-911

              Join BSA Crew 911!

We are actively recruiting youth members for our now infamous crew! Venture age teenagers are welcome to join. If you are interested in Advanced First aid, Lifeguarding, First Responder training or are considering a medical career, Crew-911 is for you. We offer training opportunities for Scouts and Scouters as well as an American Red Cross instructor program for Scouters and Scouts sixteen and older. Already a BSA Crew or Ship youth member? Join our "Green Shirted Friends" and participate in our activities too!

We welcome youth members from all over the Sam Houston Area Council. Our Crew-911 meetings generally coincide with our scheduled training activities and we keep in touch electronically between our official events. Youth members from out of council are welcome too. Email us Join Crew-911 and our Crew-911 youth officers will answer your questions. The best way to check us out is to take a training course with us!

Our Green Shirted Friends program offers older Scouts a fun Scouting opportunity but we expect our youth members to remain active in their Troop, Crew or Ship. Venture age Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls youth members are welcome too. We will gladly answer adult leader or parents questions about our programs and our crew. Most of our youth members and our youth Green Shirted Friends associate with Crew-911 for our First Responder/Lifeguarding program.

Crew-911 membership is intended to compliment but not replace youth participation in their Unit activities.


January 7, 2017 Enews from The NBO Scout Training Team and BSA Crew-911

Sunday, January 8, 2017 – EMR/LG Class of 2017 Kickoff Meeting, 2:00 PM, MGL Corporate Boardroom
Saturday, January 28, 2016 - District Recognition Dinner.

As always guys, lots going on with Crew-911 and the Training Team! Our Emergency Medical Response/Lifeguarding class starts tomorrow, Sunday, January 8, 2017. We'll be teaching a FA-CPR/AED class for Southern Region Sea Scouts continuing our reputation as a BSA Nationally recognized training organization. We’ll have final details for the February class soon. For those that missed us, take a look at your back-issues of Boy's Life and Scouting Magazine. Crew 911 is featured in the March 2016 issue and Justin's first aid video is on the National Boyslife website. Here's the link:

Link to Boy's Life

The Training Team Instructor/Trainer staff headed to Colorado last summer to train American Red Cross - Emergency Medical Response candidates too. Western Colorado Council has an active group of youth and adult American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid-Instructors now. There guys are providing BSA approved training to Scouts and Scouters planning Philmont and other high adventure treks.

Emergency Medical Response/Lifeguarding. We’ve got plenty of room in this year's class so encourage your youth members to join us and Invite a friend too. First meeting is Sunday January 8. 2017, MGL Consulting Company board room at 2:00 PM. We'll answer questions and complete the registration at that meeting. As always, we’ll meet "every Sunday" through late March. Cost are not final for this year but should be around $175.00 for the combined Lifeguarding/First Responder program. The morning pool sessions should be at The Conroe Swim Center and our afternoon classroom sessions are at MGL. Use Google for directions but be sure to use this address: MGL Consulting LLC, 8708 Technology Forest Pl, Suite 100, The Woodlands, Tx 77381. Note that MGL has moved into their new corporate offices so make sure you use the correct address! Use the North parking lot and enter through the North door.

Youth that’ll be “fifteen by March fifteen” are welcome. Younger, Venturing age teenagers are welcome too but with some certification restrictions. You’ll need reasonable swimming skills but we’ll work with you. Recent graduates of any of our WaRFA classes are especially invited. Adult Scouters are welcome but our target audience is mature teenagers interested in a medical or EMS career, especially those interested in summer camp staff positions. Graduates of our EMR/LG program have staffed BSA camps across the country including Alaska and Hawaii.

The first kickoff meeting this Sunday begins at 2:00 PM and should last about two-hours. Prospective students are invited to meet us for lunch too. Our staff and our alumni gather at our favorite Chinese buffet restaurant around noon before the class. Yell if you are interested or need directions! Email us or just show up for our kickoff meeting!"

District Recognition Dinner. Crew 911 and The Training Team will be at our Tall Timbers District annual dinner too. Youth members of Crew-911 are welcome to invite a friend and join us. Crew-911 has quite a reputation for our table decorations. Some Scouters attend the dinner just to see what our youth officers have cooked up. We'll have tickets for our youth members and their guests. We'll have limited tickets for our adult leaders too.

Our year is off to a great start! Lots of new opportunities for us and some challenges too. We're working on a new Corporate Charter and we'll soon accept credit card payment for course fees. We will be traveling some again this year and meeting new Scouting friends too. Our youth and adult volunteers are the key to our continued success! Thanks guys for helping us train nearly 30,000 Scouts and Scouters over the last 25 years!

Jay Walker
Advisor, BSA Crew-911
The Woodlands/Conroe Texas

October 17, 2016 Enews from The NBO Scout Training Team and BSA Crew-911.

BSA Crew-911 has now been featured in Scouting Magazine twice, The NESA Eagletter and Boys' Life. See Crew-911 in action in the March 2016 issue of Scouting Magazine and check out our WaRFA class in Western Colorado Council in the March 2016 Boy Scout edition of Boy's Life!

Saturday, November 5, 2016 -- Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow, BAT/WEBELOS First Responder Adventure

Friday, December 2, 2016 -- Crew-911 Event at Lost Pines Scout Reservation
Saturday-Sunday, December 3-4, 2016 - American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid, Lost Pines Scout Reservation

Sunday, January 8, 2017 Emergency Medical Response/Wilderness First Responder/Lifeguarding Class of 2017 Kickoff Meeting

As always, lots going on with our Training Team and BSA Crew-911!

BAT/WEBELOS First Responder Adventure for Cub Leader Pow Wow. This is an annual event for Crew-911 and we'll need all our FA-CPR/AED-Instructors, EMR Alumni and our Green Shirted Friends for thius one. Please let Ashlynn know or email us if you want to help. This will be a large class as always! We'll be using our new BAT resources and our new Crew-911 developed material. WEBELOS registration for this class is available on the SHAC Council website.

Join us for our last WaRFA program for 2016 at Lost Pines Scout Reservation, December 3-4. We are joining with our old friends from Capitol Area Council's Crew-911. Capitol Area Council has welcomed us again to Lost Pines Our last class in April was a great success with some interesting weather challenges. We'll offer our Friday evening Crew-911 event too and our youth officers have planned activities for our youth staffers on Saturday. Guys, we need all our Crew-911 youth members, Green Shirted Friends and WaRFA instructors for this class! Check with Ashlynn if you plan to staff.

We've met lots of challenges so far this year but we're holding our own!. Crew-911 is actively recruiting youth members. Please encourage Venturing age teenagers interested in Advanced First aid, Lifeguarding, First Responder training or are considering a medical career, to check us out. We offer training opportunities for Scouts and Scouters as well as an American Red Cross instructor program for Scouters and Scouts sixteen and older. Currently registered Crew or Ship members my join our "Green Shirted Friends" and participate in Crew-911 activities too! Email us for information or check out

Crew-911 and our unique Training Team is nationally recognized for our American Red Cross youth training programs. Our many volunteers make us so successful! Thanks guys.

Jay Walker
Advisor, BSA Crew-911
The Woodlands/Conroe Texas

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