Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) & Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) @ Camp Oklawaha

 

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

This is a training event that introduces parents and leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping.  A BALOO trained leader must be in attendance at each pack overnighter.

It is highly recommended that you arrive on Friday night after 5.00pm for BALOO Training.

IMPORTANT!! There are prerequisites for this training.  Please click here.

For required BALOO Training Gear List.  Please click here.

TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • Preparations
  • Site Selection
  • Meal Planning
  • Health and Safety
  • Equipment
  • Campfire Planning
  • Introduction to Outdoor Skills
  • Parent Involvement
  • Safety Skills

PLEASE COME PREPARED WITH THE FOLLOWING:

Class A for arrival (highly recommended) Certificate of Online course completion.  Please see Gear List Tent above.

***PLEASE EAT SATURDAY PRIOR TO ARRIVAL, ALL OTHER MEALS WILL BE MADE AT THE SESSION***

This training is required for any adult involved in planning a Pack campout.

 

Introduction of Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

This course builds and expands on the concepts and themes introduced in Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training and provides Scouters with the confidence to take youth in the outdoors. This Program is a hands-on program that gives adult leaders a practical introduction to the patrol method of a scout-led by teaching many of the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors

Mandatory arrival Friday night for IOLS Training.