Golden-Burke Scout Center Trainings

http://www.scoutingevent.com?160cpraed15There are always exciting training opportunities at the Golden-Burke Scout Center.  We offer a variety of courses to fulfill your training needs, ranging from mandatory trainings, like Scoutmaster Specific, to special interest courses, like Unique Cooking.  You can by phone, or email.  If you would like more information or would like to request a course, please email volunteer@crossroadsbsa.org.  Join our course email list to stay informed about upcoming courses.

Upcoming Courses 

CPR/AED Training      – Tuesday, January 13, From 6 pm – 9 pm REGISTER
Instructors – Elleen Laughlin
This course covers basic adult, child, and infant CPR and AED training. You will receive your Emergency Care and Safety Institute Certification Card the night of the course. Course fee: $10

The Chaplain – Saturday, January 24th 2015 REGISTER
Instructor – Jim Brinkley 
Cost: $5
Basic training for Scout leaders and Church leaders serving as a Unit Scout Chaplain or interested in becoming a Unit Scout Chaplain.

First Aid Certification Class – Monday, February 2, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. REGISTER
Instructor - Elleen Laughlin
Attending this course will allow you to become ECSI First Aid Certified. Class space is limited so you must register to guarantee your spot. The $10.00 course fee can be paid upon arrival.

CPR/AED Training      – Tuesday, February 3, From 6 pm – 9 pm REGISTER
Instructors – Elleen Laughlin
This course covers basic adult, child, and infant CPR and AED training. You will receive your Emergency Care and Safety Institute Certification Card the night of the course. Course fee: $10

Citizenship in the World Merit Badge  - Saturday, February 7, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm REGISTER
Instructor - CAC International Committee
Provide the scouts an interactive experience from subject experts and world travelers to instruct the Citizenship in the World Merit Badge.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, February 5 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.



The Chaplain's Aide – Saturday, February 14th 2015 REGISTER
Instructor – Jim Brinkley 
Cost: $5
Basic training for Boy Scouts serving as a Unit Scout Chaplain's Aide.  Scout Unit
Chaplains and Scout leaders may also attend.


Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, February 18 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Denise Purie-Andrew
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

The Chaplain's Aide (Youth Only)– Saturday, February 28th 2015    REGISTER
Instructor – Jim Brinkley 
Cost: $5
Basic training for Boy Scouts serving as a Unit Scout Chaplain's Aide.  Scout Unit Chaplains and Scout leaders may also attend.

First Aid Certification Class – Monday, March 2, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. REGISTER
Instructor - Elleen Laughlin
Attending this course will allow you to become ECSI First Aid Certified. Class space is limited so you must register to guarantee your spot. The $10.00 course fee can be paid upon arrival.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, March 5 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, April 2 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

CPR/AED Training      – Monday, April 6, From 6 pm – 9 pm REGISTER
Instructors – Elleen Laughlin
This course covers basic adult, child, and infant CPR and AED training. You will receive your Emergency Care and Safety Institute Certification Card the night of the course. Course fee: $10

First Aid Certification Class – Tuesday, April 7, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. REGISTER
Instructor - Elleen Laughlin
Attending this course will allow you to become ECSI First Aid Certified. Class space is limited so you must register to guarantee your spot. The $10.00 course fee can be paid upon arrival.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, April 15 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Denise Purie-Andrew
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

CPR/AED Training      – Tuesday, May 5, From 6 pm – 9 pm REGISTER
Instructors – Elleen Laughlin
This course covers basic adult, child, and infant CPR and AED training. You will receive your Emergency Care and Safety Institute Certification Card the night of the course. Course fee: $10

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, May 7 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor

First Aid Certification Class – Monday, June 1, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. REGISTER
Instructor - Elleen Laughlin
Attending this course will allow you to become ECSI First Aid Certified. Class space is limited so you must register to guarantee your spot. The $10.00 course fee can be paid upon arrival.

CPR/AED Training      – Tuesday, June 2, From 6 pm – 9 pm REGISTER
Instructors – Elleen Laughlin
This course covers basic adult, child, and infant CPR and AED training. You will receive your Emergency Care and Safety Institute Certification Card the night of the course. Course fee: $10

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, June 4 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, August 6 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, September 3 from 7 pm – 8 pmREGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, September 16 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Denise Purie-Andrew
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, October 1 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, November 5 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, November 18 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Denise Purie-Andrew
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.

Merit Badge Counselor Training           –  Thursday, December 3 from 7 pm – 8 pm REGISTER
Instructor – Roger Schumacher
Cost: $5
This course covers the purpose of the merit badge program, the role of the merit badge counselor, and methods of counseling. Attending this course will allow you to become certified as a Merit Badge Counselor.


Earn a University of Scouting Degree at the Golden-Burke Scout Center

Bachelor of General Studies Requirements

1.  Adult Youth Protection Training for your registered position.
2.  Basic Training in your registered position.
3.  Complete six (6) hours of training that are offered at the Golden-Burke Scout Center in at least two (2) different courses.

NOTE:  This is a standalone Bachelor’s degree that can only be earned at the Golden-Burke Scout Center beginning September 1, 2012.  When you complete the requirements, submit your record card to the Council to receive your degree.

Document courses taken in pursuit of this degree on the form below.
GBSC General Studies Degree - Progress Record Form


Sign Up

 Register for Golden-Burke Scout Center Trainings online, by email, or phone.

Email:  volunteer@crossroadsbsa.org
Call:  (317) 813-7095

Stay informed about upcoming courses by subscribing to our course email list.


Course Location

All of the above courses will take place at the Golden-Burke Scout Center.

Golden-Burke Scout Center
7125 Fall Creek Road North
Indianapolis, IN 46256-3167
Phone: (317) 813-7125
Fax: (317) 813-7126

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