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Commissioners Retreat

Date: September 23, 2017 - September 23, 2017 | Time: 8:00 am - 5:59 pm

Who:  Current Commissioners and those NOT currently Commissioners but want to learn more about Commissioner Service

Where:  Camp Bowers, BB&T Training Center

Friday night arrival 7:00pm or later, those wanting to come out Friday can stay in the BB&T Center, the staff cabins or can camp.

Purpose of Commissioner Service: Our Mission is to Help Units Succeed

Purpose of the Commissioner Retreat: To build knowledge base of Commissioners in the Cape Fear Council, to grow our Commissioner team & for fellowship.

Schedule of events:

Mountain Men Breakfast – Dutch Oven Cooking
7:15 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Course starts
8:10 AM Ice Breaker – Introduction
Years in Scouting (Youth & Adult)
Why is Scouting important to you
8:40 AM Fundamentals of Commissioner Service (Four Focus Areas)
What do Commissioners do? (Use Post-It Notes)
Group Post-It Notes into the 4 Focus Areas
Supporting unit growth through the Journey to Excellence
Contacting units and capturing their strengths and needs in Commissioner Tools
Linking unit needs to district operating committee resources
Supporting timely charter renewal
9:00 AM Basic Training, Fundamentals of the Unit Commissioner (Bob)
9:50 AM Break
10:00AM BCS 104 – Contacting Units (Identify Commissioner to Research & Present)
10:50 AM Break
11:00 AM BCS 116 – Collaborative Assessments (Identify Commissioner to Research & Present)
11:50 AM Break
Master’s Degree Course
Noon MCS 313 – Orienting and Training Commissioners (Bob)
12:45 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Unit Tracking – How to log a visit (Have Standard Work Available)
2:00 PM The “Detailed Assessment”
Making the elements of the assessment “Visual”
2:30 PM Commissioner Assessment Practice Evaluations
4:30 PM Tying together the detailed assessment, Journey to Excellence and a solid program
4:45 PM Sharing of Experiences, What concerns do you have?
5:00 PM Depart


September 23, 2017
8:00 am - 5:59 pm
Event Category:


Matthew Bull


Camp Bowers BB&T Center
13165 NC HWY 53 W
White Oak, NC 28399 United States
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| $10

Refund Policy  Fees are generally not refundable; however they are transferable to other Scouts in the same unit.  Full refunds will only be considered if requested in writing using the Activity Transfer/Refund Request Form a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of Council organized activity (cub camp, merit badge days, jamboree, Philmont, etc.) and are subject to approval by the Council Camping Committee.

 Partial refunds may be given for later requests due to emergencies, medical situations or mandatory summer school.  Requests for partial refunds must be received in writing by the Director of Support Services no later than 10 days after the conclusion of activity and will be reviewed by the Council Camping Committee.  Notify the Director of Support Services immediately if a Scout may not attend activity due to illness, injury or a personal issue.  All refunds will be issued via check. 

All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and mailed to the Council Service Center attention Director of Support Services or emailed to Matthew.bull@scouting.org Attention: Activity Transfer/Refund Request.  Please include how the check should be made out, who it is to be mailed to, and all pertinent information in relation to the reason for the refund.