Grand Canyon Council - Lost Dutchman Combined IOLS and BALOO Training

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Lost Dutchman Combined IOLS and BALOO Training

Event Details

New Combined Course
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Complete two trainings in one class


Location: R-C Scout Ranch
Dates: Saturday September 7th - Sunday September 8th
Check In - 8:00am - 8:45am Saturday September 7th
Closing -      IOLS: 11:00am Sunday September 8th
                   BALOO:  3:00pm Sunday September 8th


This is a combined course which will cover BOTH BALOO and IOLS.  If you only need IOLS you will be dismissed at about 11:00am on Sunday


 Outdoor Leader Skills for the Scouts BSA Outdoor Program - Saturday,September 7th 8:00am - Sunday, September 8th 11:00am

Required training for: Scoutmasters/Ass’t.Scoutmasters and Crew Advisers. IOLS REQUIRES an overnight stay
Recommended for all Boy Scout leaders and for those wishing to take Wood Badge training.

 BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation - Saturday, September 7th 8:00am - Sunday, September 8th 3:00pm 

Required training for: Cub Scout leaders to take the Pack or Webelos Dens camping.  The new BALOO course REQUIRES an overnight stay. 
Recommended for all Cub Scout leaders and for those wishing to take Wood Badge training.

This combined course is designed as an introductory class and will satisfy the requirements needed to take Packs or Webelos Dens camping, and required training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters.  The benefit to Cub Scout leaders is that after taking this one training they will be prepared for Scouts BSA.  Leaders will not be required to retake an Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills class for Scouts BSA.

Participants are required to stay overnight as a part of this course.  Participants will be staying in their own tents and working together as Patrols throughout the weekend.  You will be learning various cooking techniques as you prepare the meals for the course.  Our instructors will guide you on how to set up your campsite and how to prepare the meals.  

Lunch and Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday will be provided for IOLS Only participants and BALOO participants will also have Lunch on Sunday.  

IOLS Course Description:

Campsite Selection: Basics; Tent and Bag Speciations
Cooking and Sanitation: Prep; Storage; Meal Planning
Fires, Stoves, Campfires: Equipment; Safety; Campfire Planning
Interfaith Services: Inclusion; Incorporation at Camp-outs
Outdoor Ethics: Leave No Trace; Tread Lightly!; Outdoor Code
Packing and Hiking: Proper Gear; Packing Techniques
Plant and Animal ID: Native and Invasive Species; Tracking
Map and Compass: Basics; GPS; Geo cache
Ropes and Knots: Whipping; Tying; Lashing
Woods Tools: Pocketknife; Camp Saw; Ax; Proper Care and Use; Whittling Chip

BALOO Course Description:  

BALOO participants must complete the online prerequisites my.scouting prior to arrival at the in person portion.

In addition to the above topics the following will also be covered:

Health and Safety: Unique Situations; Risk Reduction
Large Group Games: Tips and Tricks; Ideas
Outdoor Ceremonies: Recognition; Planning
Program Planning: Age Appropriateness; Recognitions

Program Description
When & Where
Staff Only
R-C Scout Ranch
Friday 09-06-2019 5:00 PM MT to
Sunday 09-08-2019 4:00 PM MT Past
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R-C Scout Ranch
Saturday 09-07-2019 8:00 AM MT to
Sunday 09-08-2019 3:00 PM MT Past
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R-C Scout Ranch
Saturday 09-07-2019 8:00 AM MT to
Sunday 09-08-2019 12:00 PM MT Past
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