Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

When: May 12, 2018 9AM-5PM
Where: Camp Split Rock
Cost: No cost

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Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program. Training in outdoor skills is required before taking any scouts on outings. BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is designed for Cub Scout leaders and is a one-day training event that introduces participants to the skills needed to plan and conduct Pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping. This energetic training will provide the necessary knowledge and skills for a pack to be able to go Family Camping. It will cover everything you need to know to plan and run an overnighter. BALOO is more than just camping; it includes:

  • Ideas for outdoor activities, games and ceremonies
  • Information on selecting and using camping equipment
  • How to run a campfire program
  • Cooking

This training is required for any adult leader who is in charge of planning a pack campout and it is required that at least one adult per pack complete BALOO training in order to apply for tour plans. There is no fee for this course. Participants need to bring their own lunch, water bottle and any snack items. Coffee will be provided.