COPE Director

7 day course; begins with lunch Day 1 - ends Day 7 after breakfast
Program Group


Designed for those who will be leading COPE (challenge course) programs. Successful candidates may also assist in providing training for COPE instructors at the council level. This section includes initiative games, spotted challenge course elements (Low COPE), challenge course elements using life-safety systems (High COPE), bouldering, and climbing/rappelling activities using constructed facilities. Participants must be in good physical condition and have working knowledge or successfully completed their local council's COPE Level I Instructor training program prior to attending National Camping School.

Upcoming Courses

May 2018
May 12 - 18 H. Roe Bartle SR Osceola, MO
May 12 - 18 Summit Bechtel Reserve Glen Jean, WV
May 19 - 25 Sid Richardson SR Runaway Bay, TX
May 19 - 25 Gerald I Lawhorn Scouting Base Molena, GA
May 26 - Jun 1 Tesomas Scout Camp Rhinelander, WI
June 2018
Jun 2 - 8 Lost Valley Scout Reservation Warner Springs, CA
Jun 9 - 15 Camp June Norcross Webster Ashford, CT