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    • 23-Apr-2021
    • 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • 24-Apr-2021
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Lake of the Ozarks Council
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    For a CAI Program Educational Piece click CAI Program.


    This conference is facilitated by the BSA National Fishing Committee and BSA Certified Angling Instructors, with a focus on providing enhancements to your BSA Fishing Programs.  Course will cover Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing Fishing Programs held at the Unit, District, and Council Level.


    Course delivers an understanding of the Mission and Vision of Outdoor Programs-Fishing, assisting in your efforts to Deliver the Promise. You will learn age based and skill appropriate fishing tools and techniques for your Scouts, ranging from the Cane Pole to Fly Fishing. 


    The course highlights best practices on content delivery, in both the classroom and the field. Course Graduates will become BSA Certified Angling Instructors (Training Code CS61). FISH ON!


    FEE: CAI Course: $60.00

    With Fly Tying kit: $85.00


    Course Leader:

    Matt Pigg

    mattpigg72@gmail.com





    • 28-Apr-2021
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (HAST)
    • Zoom
    • 94
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    This CAI course is being hosted by CAI Course Directors in the Western Region.

    This Course is designed for getting your Scouts Fishing. This is a great time to start planning and holding fishing events to get our Cubs and Scouts out fishing.

    To learn more about the CAI Program and training, click CAI Program.

    No experience necessary!

    All times are Hawaiian time. 

    Zoom link to follow.....

    The course will be delivered as follows:

    • April 28, 2021 - CAI Module #1
    • May   5 , 2021 - CAI Module #2
    • May 12, 2021 - CAI Module #3
    • May 19, 2021 - CAI Module #4
    • May 26, 2021 - CAI Module #5
    • To be determined by weather,  tides, and location class would like to meet. - CAI Module #6
    • 01-May-2021
    • (CDT)
    • 02-May-2021
    • (CDT)
    • 2 sessions
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    Rod Building Sponsored by Mudhole Rod and Tackle Crafting

    You will need to order this rod building kit from Mudhole. The cost is $159.20. This is a 20% discount from their normal price.

    You will get:

    1. All the tools to build a fishing rod
    2. Spinning or casting rod blank
    3. Guides
    4. Reel seat
    5. Handle material
    6. Thread
    7. Epoxy

    Call Mudhole at:   1-800-420-6049

    Ask for this part number  VRBCK-APR17-18-2PM BSA-CAI



    • 08-May-2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • 09-May-2021
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Camp Chief Little Turtle 2282 500 S, Pleasant Lake, IN 46779
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    CAI Training Course:


    This conference is facilitated by the BSA National Fishing Committee and BSA Certified Angling Instructors, with a focus on providing enhancements to your BSA Fishing Programs. 


    Course will cover Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing Fishing Programs held at the Unit, District, and Council Level.


    Course delivers an understanding of the Mission and Vision of Outdoor Programs-Fishing, assisting in your efforts to Deliver the Promise. You will learn age based and skill appropriate fishing tools and techniques for your Scouts, ranging from the Cane Pole to Fly Fishing. 

    The course highlights best practices on content delivery, in both the classroom and the field. Course Graduates will become BSA Certified Angling Instructors (Training Code CS61). FISH ON!

    Hosted by CAIs of the Central Region Area 6

    Course Director: Jim Ridgeway James.ridgeway@aes.com






    • 21-May-2021
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • 23-May-2021
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Camp Carpenter 300 Blondin Rd Manchester, NH
    Register

    CAI Training Course:

    This conference is facilitated by the BSA National Fishing Committee and BSA Certified Angling Instructors, with a focus on providing enhancements to your BSA Fishing Programs. 


    Course will cover Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing Fishing Programs held at the Unit, District, and Council Level.


    Course delivers an understanding of the Mission and Vision of Outdoor Programs-Fishing, assisting in your efforts to Deliver the Promise. You will learn age based and skill appropriate fishing tools and techniques for your Scouts, ranging from the Cane Pole to Fly Fishing. 

    The course highlights best practices on content delivery, in both the classroom and the field. Course Graduates will become BSA Certified Angling Instructors (Training Code CS61). FISH ON!

    Hosted by CAIs of the Northeast Region Area 6

    Course Director: Chris Yates  cyates72@yahoo.com






Past events

17-Apr-2021 Rod Building Class sponsored by Mudhole
24-Mar-2021 National Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) Course
22-Feb-2021 National Certified Angling Instructor (CAI) Course
11-Feb-2021 2021-National-Angling Educator Scouters Course-Virtual-February
09-Feb-2021 2021-National-CAI Course - February-March
13-Jan-2021 2021-National-Angling Educator Scouters Course-Virtual-January
06-Jan-2021 2021-National-CAI Course-January
04-Jan-2021 2021-Northeast Region-Area 5-CAI Course-January
30-Dec-2020 Training on Zoom Video Conferencing
29-Dec-2020 Fishing Merit Badge Program Delivery- Virtual Environment
20-Nov-2020 2020-Southern Region-Area 8-CAI Course-Arbuckle Area-November
02-Nov-2020 2020-Southern Region-Area 5&7-CAI Course-Carolinas-November
28-Oct-2020 CAI Course - Nationwide On-Line Training - Module 4
21-Oct-2020 CAI Course - Nationwide On-Line Training - Module 3
14-Oct-2020 CAI Course - Nationwide On-Line Training - Module 2
07-Oct-2020 CAI Course - Nationwide On-Line Training - Module 1
30-Sep-2020 Zoom for Dummies / Social Media 101
18-Sep-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Illowa Council - Central Region Area 3
17-Sep-2020 CAI Course - Southern Sierra and Western LA Council - Wester Region Area #3
16-Sep-2020 Zoom for Dummies / Social Media 101
11-Sep-2020 CAI Course - Indian Nations Council - Southern Region Area 8
08-Sep-2020 2020 Greater St. Louis Area Council CAI Zoom Course
02-Sep-2020 Zoom for Dummies / Social Media 101
29-Aug-2020 CAI Course -New Birth of Freedom Council - Northeast Region Area 6
29-Aug-2020 CAI Course -New Birth of Freedom Council - Northeast Region Area 6
28-Aug-2020 CAI Course - Black Hills Council - Central Region Area 1
28-Aug-2020 On-Line CAI Course - Central Region Hosting
21-Aug-2020 CAI Course - Mississippi Valley Council - Central Region Area 3
21-Aug-2020 EVENT POSTPONED: CAI Course - Virginia Headwaters Council-Southern Region Area 7
20-Aug-2020 On-Line CAI Course - Southern Region Hosting
14-Aug-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - W. D. Boyce Council - Central Region Area 3
17-Jul-2020 CAI Course - Miami Valley Council - Central Region Area 6
19-Jun-2020 EVENT POSTPONED -CAI Course - Patriots Path Council - Northeast Region Area 5
05-Jun-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Cape & Islands Council - Northeast Region Area 1
29-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED -CAI Course - Housatonic Council - Northeast Region Area 5
22-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Twin Rivers Council - Northeast Region Area 3
15-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED -CAI Course - Anthony Wayne Council - Central Region Area 6
15-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Michigan Crossroads Council - Central Region Area 2
15-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Pathway to Adventure / 3 Fires Council - Central Region Area 7
08-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED CAI Course - Dan Beard Council - Central Region Area 6
08-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Miami Valley Council - Central Region Area 6
01-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Mid Iowa Council - Central Region Area 5
01-May-2020 EVENT POSTPONED -CAI Course - Patriots Path Council - Northeast Region Area 5
24-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Miami Valley Council - Central Region Area 6
24-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED -CAI Course - Ozark Trails Council - Central Region Area 5
24-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Lake Erie Council - Central Region Area 4
24-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Orange County Council - Western Region Area ?
23-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED -CAI Course - Silcon Valley Monterey Bay Council - Wester Region Area #3
17-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Indian Nations Council - Southern Region Area 8
17-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Mecklenburg County Council - Southern Region Area 5
03-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - Heart of America Council - Central Region Area 5
03-Apr-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course - W. D. Boyce Council - Central Region Area 3
28-Mar-2020 EVENT POSTPONED - CAI Course -New Birth of Freedom Council - Northeast Region Area 6
27-Mar-2020 EVENT POSTPONED CAI Course - Greater St. Louis Area Council - Central Region Area 3
17-Jan-2020 CAI Course - Istrouma Area Council - Southern Region Area 1
11-Oct-2019 CAI Course - Michigan Crossroads Council - Central Region Area 2
11-Oct-2019 CAI Course - Housatonic Council - Northeast Region Area 2
04-Oct-2019 CAI Training - Orange County County - Western Region Area 4
15-Sep-2019 BSA Fishing Train the Trainer - CAI
15-Sep-2019 CAI Course Director Conference
13-Sep-2019 CAI Course - Western Los Angles Council - Western Region Area 4
06-Sep-2019 CAI Course - Camp Barstow - Lake Murray, SC
31-Aug-2019 CAI Course - New Birth Freedom Council NE Area 6
30-Aug-2019 CAI Course - Hoosier Trails Council - CR Area 6
23-Aug-2019 CAI Course - Central Region Area #1
23-Aug-2019 CAI Course - Central Florida Council - Southern Region Area 4
16-Aug-2019 CAI Course - Western Region - Area #6
09-Aug-2019 CAI Course - Arbuckle Area Council - Southern Region Area 8
29-Jun-2019 BSA Angler Educator Course - Southern Region Area 7
14-Jun-2019 CAI Course - Cape and Islands Council - NER Area ?
07-Jun-2019 CAI Course - Western Mass. Council - NER Area ?
01-Jun-2019 CAI Course - Summit Bechtel Reserve - CR Area 4
17-May-2019 CAI Course - Patriot's Path Council - NER Area 5
17-May-2019 CAI Course - Old North State - SR Area 7
10-May-2019 CAI Course - Black Swamp Council - CR Area 6
03-May-2019 CAI Course - Central Region - Area 2
12-Apr-2019 CAI Course - Anthony Wayne Council - CR Area 6
12-Apr-2019 CAI Course - W. D. Boyce Council - CR Area 3
12-Apr-2019 CAI - Blueridge Council - S.R. Area #7
05-Apr-2019 CAI Course - Mid Iowa Council - CR Area 5
30-Mar-2019 CAI Course - New Birth of Freedom Council - NER Area ?
22-Mar-2019 CAI Course - Greater St. Louis Area Council - CR Area 3
06-Feb-2019 CAI Course - BSA Florida Sea Base - Briton Center -SR Area 4
06-Feb-2019 CAI Course Directors Conference - BSA Florida Sea Base - Briton Center
18-Jan-2019 CAI Course - East Carolina Council - SR Area 7
11-Jan-2019 CAI Course - Istrouma Area Council - SR Area 1
16-Nov-2018 CAI Course Director Conference - Southern Region Fall 2018
02-Nov-2018 CAI Course Director Conference - Central Region Fall 2018
01-Nov-2018 CAI Course - Southern Sierra Council - WR AREA 4
05-Oct-2018 CAI Course - Grand Canyon Council - WR Area ?
28-Sep-2018 CAI Course - Orange County Council - WR AREA 3
16-Sep-2018 CAI Course Director Conference
16-Sep-2018 BSA Fishing Train the Trainer
24-Aug-2018 CAI Course - New Birth Freedom Council NE Area 6
17-Aug-2018 CAI Course - Hawkeye Area Council - CR AREA 3
22-Jun-2018 CAI Course - Patriot's Path Council - NER Area 5
08-Jun-2018 CAI Course Director Conference - Northeast Region
08-Jun-2018 CAI Course - Sequoia Council - W Area 3 & 4
01-Jun-2018 CAI Course - Michigan Crossroads Council - CR Area 2
18-May-2018 CAI Course - Dan Beard Council - CR Area 6
18-May-2018 CAI Course - Greater St. Louis Area Council - CR Area 3
18-May-2018 CAI Course - Laurel Highlands - NER Area 4
18-May-2018 CAI Course - Three Harbors Council - CR Area 7
06-Apr-2018 CAI Course - Blue Ridge Mountain Council - SR Area 7
23-Mar-2018 CAI Course - New Birth Freedom Council NE Area 6
16-Mar-2018 CAI Course - Simon Kenton Council - CR Area 4
09-Mar-2018 CAI Course - Indian Waters Council SR Area 5
02-Mar-2018 CAI Course - Istrouna Area Council - SR Area 1
14-Feb-2018 CAI Course - BSA Florida Sea Base - Briton Center
10-Nov-2017 CAI Course - Greater Tampa Bay Area Council
27-Oct-2017 Southern Region Area ? - Blue Ridge Mountains Council
06-Oct-2017 CAI Course - Patriot's Path Council of NJ
29-Sep-2017 CAI Course - Anthony Wayne Council
17-Sep-2017 BSA Fishing Train the Trainer
17-Sep-2017 CAI Course Director Conference
08-Sep-2017 CAI Course - Indian Nations Council
25-Aug-2017 CAI Training Course - New Birth of Freedom Council
25-Aug-2017 CAI Course - Mid Iowa Council
18-Aug-2017 CAI Training Course - Westchester-Putnam #388
09-Jun-2017 CAI Training Course - Western Massachusets Council
02-Jun-2017 CAI Course - Patriot's Path Council
02-Jun-2017 CAI Course - Black Swamp Council
19-May-2017 CAI Course - Muskingum Valley Council
19-May-2017 CAI Course - Greater St. Louis Area Council
01-Apr-2017 CAI Course - New Birth of Freedom Council
01-Feb-2017 CAI Course - BSA Florida Sea Base - Briton Center
04-Nov-2016 CAI Course Director Conference - Central Region
18-Sep-2016 National - Philmont Training Center - Program Wk. #12
16-Sep-2016 Central Region Area #2 - CAI Event - Rota-Kiwan Scout Reservation, Michigan
16-Sep-2016 Southern Region Area #9 - Atlanta, GA
24-Jul-2016 Central Region Area #2 - Michigan International Camporee
16-Jul-2016 NorthEast Region Area #6 - National Capital Council
26-Jun-2016 Central Region Area #3 - Kodiak Current River II
09-Jun-2016 National - Northern Tier Staff Training
02-Jun-2016 NorthEast Region Area #2 - Theodore Roosevelt Council
01-Jun-2016 Western Region Area #1 - Trapper Trails Council
28-May-2016 Western Region Area #4 - Los Angeles Area Council
21-May-2016 PTAC Crossroads Spring Fishing / Fly Fishing Merit Badge Clinic
21-May-2016 Western Region Area #6 - Grand Canyon Council
20-May-2016 Central Region Area #4 - Mountaineer Area Council
13-May-2016 Central Region Area #3 - Greater St. Louis Area Council
06-May-2016 NorthEast Region Area #6 - National Capital Council
01-May-2016 National - Florida Sea Base Staff Training
01-May-2016 National - Philmont Staff Training
29-Apr-2016 Southern Region Area #3 - Sam Houston Area Council
22-Apr-2016 Central Region Area #4 - Simon Kenton Council
15-Apr-2016 Central Region Area #3 - Lewis and Clark Council
15-Apr-2016 Southern Region Area #5 - Indian Waters Council
15-Apr-2016 Pathway to Adventure Council - Venturing CAI Weekend
08-Apr-2016 NorthEast Region Area #6 - New Birth of Freedom Council
08-Apr-2016 Southern Region Area #5 - Blue Ridge Mountains Council
04-Feb-2016 National - Florida Sea Base
02-Jan-2016 Cub Scout Ice Fishing
23-Oct-2015 C.R. Area #3 - Greater St. Louis Area Council
14-Oct-2015 Philmont T.C. - Outdoor Program Conference
14-Sep-2015 Philmont T.C. - Program Wk. #11
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