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University of Scouting Fall 2020

University of Scouting Fall 2020
Registration Begins
9/1/2020 7:30 AM
Last Day To Register
10/31/2020 11:55 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 11/15/1930 and 11/14/2009
GEC via Zoom Conference, 251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815, US
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Golden Empire Council

Registration Opens September 1, 2020 @ 7:00am
Registration Closed October 31, 2020 @ 11:50pm

University of Scouting goes

November 14, 2020

This year's annual University of Scouting will be unique due to COVID-19, it's going to be 100% virtual. There will still be fun and exciting learning opportunities. Sessions are lead by experienced and knowledgeable scouters. With classes for adults in all levels and programs of Scouting it is an opportunity not to be missed.
Early Bird Registration is now open, class sizes are limited and on a first come, first serve base and everyone will have a patch mailed to them. Since we are virtual, councils from across the country have taken interest in attending Golden Empire Council's University of Scouting as they have canceled their courses. Check out the course catalog and read the VIP presenters including National, Regional & Area VOA leadership.  Don't miss out on the historic GEC University of Scouting 2020 register early!
All Levels of
Scouting Served
40-minute Sessions
unless noted
VIP Presentations Commission College
Cub Scouts Scouts BSA
Venturing Order of the Arrow
General (Scouting) Education
VIP Presenters and Instructors Class
Roger B. Hoyt General Manager,
Philmont Scout Ranch
John C. Keegan Western Region Vice-President for National Adventures and Program VIP-02
Glen Ault, MD Western Region, Area 4 President VIP-03
Tyler Grey National VOA President VE-101*
Samantha Troiano National VOA Vice-President VE-101*
Juliana Murrillo Western Region VOA President VE-102*
Evan  Schilling Western Region, Area 3 VOA
Vice-President of Communications
Jamey Schnasse Western Region, Area 3 VOA President VE-103*
Theron Osterhout Western Region, Area 3 VOA
Vice-President of Program
* Youth Only - Classes are 1 hour and 40 minutes
Click Here for Information about the VIP Presenters and Instructors


Participant Information

Print "Course Catalog and Matrix" before sign-up for classes.
Class sessions are 40 minutes unless notes in class description.
You can sign up for a of maximum 6 one-session classes.
Some classes are two or more sessions.

Print Registration Steps and Class Catalog and Matrix before starting the registration process.

Adults/Youth $10.00 Early Bird discount is $5.00 September 1 - 30, 2020
Staff (Instructors and Helpers) $10.00 Early Bird cost is $0.00 (zero) September 1-30, 2020

Sessions 1 - 3: 9:00 am - 11:40 am
Lunch Break: 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
Sessions 4 - 6: 1:00 pm - 3:40 pm

$10.00 per Adult
$10.00 per Youth
Early Discount
Before 10/1/2020 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Adult Registrants.
Before 10/1/2020 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Youth Registrants.
Late fee
After 9/30/2020 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Staff Registrants.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made less than 7 days before the event are not refundable. Transfers to a new participant are acceptable but no guarantee of class availability if the class schedule needs to be changed for the new participant.


251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)
Closed for lunch 1:00 - 2:00

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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