Category Archives: Training

JLDA 2022

Junior Leadership Development Academy 2022 will be August 8-11. JLDA is an awesome experience where young men grow and develop their leadership skills. More information about this year’s JLDA can be found in the Summer Camps Packet.

Camps

Merit Camp is for any boy who has graduated 4th grade, but not yet in 7th. This year we are planning to cover the following 5 skill merits: Cooking, Wildlife, Air Gun Safety, Rope Craft, and Fire Craft.

Ranger Training Camp (RTC) is a district leadership training event for boys who have graduated the 4th grade but not yet in the 7th grade. RTC prepares boys to serve as junior leaders in a boy-led, adult-facilitated outpost. RTC can be offered in a camping, retreat center, or church venue.

Junior Training Camp is a district training event for boys who completed 6th grade or above. JTC focuses on leadership development in the local patrol and group. JTC can be offered in a camping, retreat center, or church venue. JTC is a required event for the Trial of the Saber Award.

Advanced Junior Training Camp is a district event for boys who have completed 7th grade or above. AJTC focuses on leadership development by serving in group and church leadership roles for young men. AJTC can be offered in a camping, retreat center, or church venue. AJTC is a required event for the Trail of the Saber Award.

Shooting Sports Action Camp is designed to give boys (who have completed the 8th grade or above), leaders and dads is designed for those who wish to learn about shooting sports. You will learn basic shooting and firearm safety. Much of the instruction is based on the Green Air Rifle merit and the silver, Smallbore Rifle, and Trap Shooting merits. Archery and black power training will not be covered. You will also learn the process for participating in the Royal Ranger Postal Shooting Events. The camp is also open adult men leaders and dads.

Survival Action Camp is designed to give boys (who have completed the 8th grade or above), leaders and dads is designed to give training and experience in survival in the backcountry. Much of the instruction is based on the requirements from the silver Wilderness Survival merit. The time will be divided between instruction and application. You will learn skills, such as advanced fire craft, primitive beds and shelters, how to find food and water, outdoor cooking, and first aid. Teams will construct and live in survival shelters. This is also a great opportunity to draw closer to God and grow spiritually.

Junior Academy is designed to prepare men and young men to serve as leaders/instructors at RTC, JTC, AJTC, Action Camps, and further equip them for service in the local outpost and the local church. JA has a strong focus on mentoring and staff training. JA is a two-stage process.

*Junior Academy starts a day early, on August 7.

Registration

Registration for any of the JLDA camps can be completed online. Click here to register.

Resources

Information Packet – Includes permission forms, medical release, adult clearance, equipment checklist, camp directions, and pre-camp meals.

Registration Information

March 2022 Metro Division Training

March 19, 2022
Freedom Chapel Assembly of God
641 Broadway (Route 110)
Amityville, NY 11701

Ranger Essentials

Ranger Essentials is a one-day fun, interactive-style training event. You will learn how to connect with today’s boys, along with recognizing ministry needs and outreach opportunities. You will discover how to give life-changing devotions and how to mentor boys and young men into spiritual leaders.

March 2022 Western Division Training

March 19, 2022
Batavia Assembly of God
24 N. Spruce Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Ranger Essentials

Ranger Essentials is a one-day fun, interactive-style training event. You will learn how to connect with today’s boys, along with recognizing ministry needs and outreach opportunities. You will discover how to give life-changing devotions and how to mentor boys and young men into spiritual leaders.

Discipleship 1 & 2

The discipleship classes deal with the topics of soul winning, discipleship, and counseling. These lessons will help you to grow your ranger boys into life-long disciples of Jesus Christ. Topics include love, understanding, belonging, importance, activities, guidance, Christian living, and soul willing.

Summit 2022

Summit 2022 will be April 8-9, 2022 in Binghamton, NY. We’re taking this event to a whole new level this time. Summit is the greatest training and resourcing event of the year. You are definitely going to want to make plans to attend. You will be preparing to build a legacy of success by being there. We hope to see you there!


Venue

We will be meeting at

City Church
255 Washington Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Click here for directions


Hotel Info

We are currently working with a couple of area hotels to bring you the best deal. Hotel info will be announced soon.


Friday Fun Fest

A new event coming to Summit this year is the Friday Fun Fest! Friday Fun Fest is a time of fellowship, fun, and relaxation. We are featuring a number of fun activities that will inspire you to take back to your outpost and share with your boys.

Seminars and Classes

A complete list of seminars and classes are located in the event packet.



Event Safety Protocols

We are asking all attendees to take part in our safety precautions during the event.

  • Do not attend if you are not feeling well.
  • Please check your temperature upon entry. If you have a temperature over 100F, you should not be attending.
  • Please use 6 foot social distancing guidelines.
  • Masks indoors are required when 6 foot social distancing is not possible.
  • During food service, please let the staff assist you.
  • Consider your traveling arrangements. You may wish to travel individually or in families if possible.

Resources

Summit Event Packet

Registration

Register Online Here

JLDA 2021

Junior Leadership Development Academy 2021 will be July 12-15. JLDA is an awesome experience where young men grow and develop their leadership skills. More information about this year’s JLDA can be found in the Summer Camps Packet.

Camps

Ranger Training Camp (RTC) is a district leadership training event for boys who have graduated the 4th grade but not yet in the 7th grade. RTC prepares boys to serve as junior leaders in a boy-led, adult-facilitated outpost. RTC can be offered in a camping, retreat center, or church venue.

Merit Camp is for any boy who has graduated 4th grade, but not yet in 7th. This year we are planning to cover the following 5 skill merits: Cooking, Wildlife, Air Gun Safety, Rope Craft, and Fire Craft.

Junior Training Camp is a district training event for boys who completed 6th grade or above. JTC focuses on leadership development in the local patrol and group. JTC can be offered in a camping, retreat center, or church venue. JTC is a required event for the Trial of the Saber Award.

Advanced Junior Training Camp is a district event for boys who have completed 7th grade or above. AJTC focuses on leadership development by serving in group and church leadership roles for young men. AJTC can be offered in a camping, retreat center, or church venue. AJTC is a required event for the Trail of the Saber Award.

Shooting Sports Action Camp is designed to give boys (who have completed the 8th grade or above), leaders and dads is designed for those who wish to learn about shooting sports. You will learn basic shooting and firearm safety. Much of the instruction is based on the Green Air Rifle merit and the silver, Smallbore Rifle, and Trap Shooting merits. Archery and black power training will not be covered. You will also learn the process for participating in the Royal Ranger Postal Shooting Events. The camp is also open adult men leaders and dads.

Survival Action Camp is designed to give boys (who have completed the 8th grade or above), leaders and dads is designed to give training and experience in survival in the backcountry. Much of the instruction is based on the requirements from the silver Wilderness Survival merit. The time will be divided between instruction and application. You will learn skills, such as advanced fire craft, primitive beds and shelters, how to find food and water, outdoor cooking, and first aid. Teams will construct and live in survival shelters. This is also a great opportunity to draw closer to God and grow spiritually.

Junior Academy is designed to prepare men and young men to serve as leaders/instructors at RTC, JTC, AJTC, Action Camps, and further equip them for service in the local outpost and the local church. JA has a strong focus on mentoring and staff training. JA is a two-stage process.

Registration

Registration for any of the JLDA camps can be completed online. Click here to register.

Resources

Summit 2021

Summit is going to be happening April 16-17, 2021 in Binghamton, NY. We’re looking forward to seeing you there for a time of building each other up and refining our skills as ranger leaders.

Register Now

Downloadable Info Sheet


Venue

We will be meeting at

City Church
255 Washington Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Click here for directions


Hotel Info

We have a block of rooms available at the Holiday Inn Binghamton available at $109/night. Call as soon as possible in order to reserve your room. (607) 722-1212

Holiday Inn Binghamton
2-4 Hawley St
Binghamton, NY 13901


Available Seminars

World Class Outpost

The World Class Outpost (WCO) seminar is designed to expose your outpost leadership team to a successful set of practices, methods, strategies, and tools that will enable them to develop into a “World Class Outpost”. The greatest benefit of this event is achieved when the outpost/church leadership attend and complete this event together as a team. This seminar is a national seminar and requires a separate online registration. Visit the National Training page to register.

Ranger Foundations

Ranger Foundations is an a combined online & hands-on classroom experience that teaches new leaders the foundational principles of how to run successful outpost meetings, how to use & access the Royal Rangers curriculum and advancement system, program structure, uniforms, and much more.

NOTE: Must complete on-line Sessions 1-8 before receiving credit for the Classroom Course (Sessions 9-15) – 3 hr. course held in Saturday Morning Session

Leadership Merit 204

Leadership Merit 204 is available for young men to improve their leadership skills. This leadership merit focuses on building social, equipping, attitude, leadership, and servant skills. *one leader from the boys outpost must be available to help teach a portion of the merit.

Healthy Living

Whether you’re hoping to get stronger, lose weight, or lower your odds of disease or all of the above you ought to take a moment to establish your baseline. You won’t be able to track your progress unless you know where you’re starting from. Learn simple changes to the way to eat and the way you live will go a long way toward leading an overall healthy lifestyle.

Pathfinder Seminar

Information TBA

First Aid / CPR

The First Aid and CPR seminar is an instructor led interactive course that teaches critical skills that will help you to manage an emergency situation until emergency medical services arrive. This certification is required in order to complete the Safety level of the Outpost Leaders Advancement track.
Cost: $45.00

NRA-NMLRA Instructor Muzzleloading

This course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching the NRA-NMLRA Basic Muzzleloading Shooting course.

Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills. Candidates must complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background by passing a pre-course qualification.
Description: Course is presented in two parts: basic Instructor training, and discipline specific instructor training. Instructor candidates demonstrate organizational and teaching skills by participating in multiple practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination.
Cost: $150.00

Under Construction – Blowing Up Your Strongholds!

Pastor Tom Sember will be sharing about the struggle of walking by the Spirit vs walking by the flesh.


Schedule

Friday

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm – WCO Registration
4:00 pm – 6:45 pm – Summit Registration
4:30 pm – World Class Outpost opening
6:00 pm – Summit Dinner and Assembly begin

Saturday

6:45 am – Breakfast
7:30 am – Opening Assembly
8:30 am – Seminars continue
12:00 pm – Recognition Luncheon
2:15 pm – Seminars continue
5:00 pm – Dismissal


Event Safety

We are asking all attendees to take part in our safety precautions during the event.

  • Do not attend if you are not feeling well.
  • Please check your temperature upon entry. If you have a temperature over 100F, you should not be attending.
  • Please use 6 foot social distancing guidelines.
  • Masks indoors are required when 6 foot social distancing is not possible.
  • During food service, please let the staff assist you.
  • Consider your traveling arrangements. You may wish to travel individually or in families if possible.

Resources

Downloadable Info Sheet

Metro Division 2019 Training

ROYAL RANGER LEADER’S TRAINING

A hands-on experience that teaches how to run successful outpost meetings, how to use the Rangers curriculum & advancement system, & how to build healthy relationships with boys & young men. You will also learn soul-winning techniques for evangelism.

Ranger Basics 

On October 19, 2019 at Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle in Smithtown NY beginning at 8AM Download Application below


Cost
The cost will be $35 for a chartered leader and 15% more for an non chartered leader.

Requirements
The new Leaders Manual “Inspire the Journey” is necessary for this course

Participation in all sessions is required to receive a completion certificate.


How to Dress
Active Royal Ranger Leaders wear either the Utility Uniform or the Dress Uniform. Potential Leaders may wear casual clothing. Instructors are to wear the new Utility Uniform


Communication and Address

Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle
Address: 1 Higbie Drive
Smithtown, NY 11787
Phone: ((631) 265-2485
info@sgtchurch.org


Directions to Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle

DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST• Northern State Parkway East:
To Last Exit onto Rt. 454/347 East. Follow Sign to Rt. 347 (Port Jefferson). At Second Light turn Left onto Brooksite Drive. At Third Stop Sign turn left on Higbie Drive. Follow Road into SGT Parking Lot 
DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST• Long Island Expressway East:
To Exit 56. At Service Road Light turn Left onto Rt. 111. At Second Light turn Left onto Rt. 454. At First Light turn right onto Rt. 347. At First Light turn Left onto Brooksite Drive. At Third Stop Sign turn left on Higbie Drive. Follow Road into SGT Parking Lot 

DIRECTIONS FROM THE EAST• Long Island Expressway West:
To Exit 57. At Service Road Light turn Right onto Rt. 454. At Fifth Light turn right onto Rt. 347. At First Light turn Left onto Brooksite Drive. At Third Stop Sign turn left on Higbie Drive. Follow Road into SGT Parking Lot.

Download the application here.