National Rangers Ministry Camp (NRMC) link
September 29-October 1, 2017
Location: Camp Oakes / 47400 Monte Vista Dr / Big Bear City / CA
World Class Outpost (WCO) link
October 27-28, 2017
Location: Liberty Christian Center / 8801 So. H St / Bakersfield / CA
Online Classes Available Through the National Office:
Training Class Descriptions:
Ranger Basics is a one-day hands-on experience that teaches how to run successful outpost meetings, how to use the Rangers curriculum and advancement system, and how to build healthy relationships with boys and young men. You also learn soul-winning techniques for evangelism.
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.
Ranger Safety is offered as an online self-paced course, it may also be offered in a classroom setting by certified instructors in the district. The First Aid/CPR course may be completed through any nationally recognized qualified organization such as the American Red Cross, the Green Cross, or the American Heart Association. The course must include demonstration and evaluation of the skills learned in a practical exercise in front of a live instructor.
National Elementary Education Conference (NEEC) is an interactive event that gives leaders training in various techniques and methods to effectively teach and mentor boys. Leaders will explore the development and needs of the early elementary age group, with Ranger Kids as the main focus.
National Rangers Ministry Camp provides instruction in basic outdoor skills and activities providing leaders with the skills needed to take their Rangers boys on exciting outpost activities outside their normal weekly meeting times. Instruction in effectively implementing the team/patrol method will be offered as a means to facilitate junior leadership development. Also, leaders will be challenged to connect with God and explore spiritual manhood.
World Class Outpost Seminar is designed to expose the 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 attends and completes this event together as a team.
The Johnnie Barnes Excellence in Ministry and Leadership Initiative (JBEI) or EI for short) will challenge leaders who hold or hope to hold positions of service on the district, regional or national levels to embrace habits and techniques of continual improvement to increase ministry influence and effectiveness. All organizational leaders should attend the seminar every five years to refresh their knowledge on current Royal Rangers organizational leadership topics.