The NBO Scout Training Team is dedicated to providing American Red Cross programs for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, other approved youth organizations and their adult leaders. Our goal is to provide quality programs at a reasonable cost. Over the last eight years or so we have absorbed the increased costs of operating our programs. We could do this for several reasons: Our classes are very popular and the increased interest along with larger than planned growth helps us offset the increases. We have enjoyed strong support from our volunteers and our many green shirted friends that help keep costs down too.
And then we have our Elves! Just as a Community Theater program has "angels", we have elves. Unlike angels, elves are mysterious creatures that are prone to mischief but, like angels, are extremely generous and resourceful. We can count on the generosity of our many adult "elves" that consistently come through for us when needed. BUT even elves have their limits and we can not expect our elves to underwrite the increased operating costs of our programs.
As many of you know, donations to The American Red Cross and The Boy Scouts of American are down substantially from past years and funding from traditional sources like The United Way have dwindled too. Some resources we counted on in the past and many expenses we covered with in-kind services are no longer available to us. Soon, The NBO Scout Training Team and ScoutCPR, Inc. will begin accepting tax deductible donations and your support will be appreciated.
The NBO Scout Training Team has experienced and continues to experience remarkable growth. The "vision" of the group's founders has been realized many times over and there is no end in sight! We have consistently produced quality programs and we plan to continue that tradition. We have added and expanded our programs too.
Effective with our April, 2017 classes, we will increase our class fees for all our program areas.
BAT - Basic Aid Training/WEBELOS First Responder Adventure - $20.00
FA-CPR/AED - First Aid, Adult CPR with AED - $35.00
WaRFA - Wilderness and Remote First Aid - $135.00
Deer lake Canoe Clinic, Canoeing - (No longer offered)
Deer Lake Canoe Clinic, Kayaking - (No longer offered)
We will also modify our meal policy for our WEBELOS "designated adult" or youth chaperones. Beginning with our April 2017 classes, lunch for non-participants will be $10.00/person. We can no longer provide one complimentary lunch/per unit for adult chaperones.
We understand that price increases are not a welcome occurrence! And we understand that even though the cost of our programs is substantially lower than other sources for the same training, the cost of our programs may push the limits of a Scout's family budget. We do have a scholarship program for youth participants. Please contact us when there is a true financial need and we will do our best to help out. Our policy is that no youth participant will be turned away from any of our programs over his inability to pay for the class.
Thank you for your continued support of our Training Team and our classes. We do appreciate your understanding that this fee increase was needed.
Note: we do plan to honor the scheduled training dates if possible however, the location may change!
WaRFA - Wilderness and Remote First Aid - Trek Leaders, Venturers and mature Scouts
FA-CPR/AED - Adult CPR with AED and First Aid - Scouts and Scouters - First Aid Merit Badge
Adult CPR/AED, Blended Learning - Participants registered for our WaRFA class ONLY! Email A-CPR/AED Blended Learning
BAT - Basic Aid Training - Webelos First Responder Adventure - First Aid Training for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls
EMR/WFR/LG - Emergency Medical Response/Wilderness First Responder/Lifeguarding - Mature Venture age teenagers and adults - DOT listed First Responder Training
WaRFA-Instructor - Mature teenagers, sixteen and older and Scouters that have completed the basic level WaRFA program
FA-CPR/AED-Instructor - Mature teenagers, sixteen and older and Scouters with better than average FA-CPR skills
BAT-Instructor - Basic Aid Training-Instructor, Mature Venture age teenagers - Youth Instructor Program
The current Wilderness course that the BSA accepts is Wilderness and Remote First Aid "WaRFA".
The WaRFA class has "current Adult CPR/AED certification from a nationally recognized training organization" as a prerequisite. Note: CPR/AED classes taught entirely on-line or classes that do not include supervised practice on a mannequin are NOT Acceptable. Current First Aid Certification isn't a prerequisite BUT is highly recommended. Professional level classes from recognized training organizations are accepted too. The Wilderness and Remote First Aid class also has a minimum age requirement of "14 by the last scheduled class session". All "currently registered Venturers" also meet the minimum age requirement.
The WaRFA program is designed especially for mature, Venturing age teenagers training with their adult leaders.
Questions?... just email us! Schedule@scoutcpr.org