The National Capital Area Council is offering a COPE Instructor Training Course, September 11-13. To register, go to http://www.ncacbsa.org/events/event_details.asp?id=671091.
This opportunity is open to all registered in Venturing (ages 14 and above), Boy Scouts (ages 16 and above), and Adults. This is a highly recommend activity especially for Venturers and all Adult Leaders of any type of Unit.
As stated on the registration page: “We GUARANTEE you’ll learn something you’ll be glad to take back to your units, your friends, and others. How can we make that promise? It’s what EVERY graduate has told us. ”
What is COPE?
Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience, or C.O.P.E., is the challenge course (ropes course) program of the Boy Scouts of America. It is a series of physical, mental and emotional challenges facilitated by a trained staff directed at enhancing personal growth. The recognized goals of the program are:
- Self Esteem
- Decision Making
- Problem Solving