2021 Spring Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training
May 22-23, 2021
Cherokee Scout Reservation
A Scouts BSA leader must complete these training courses in order to achieve the status of a Trained Leader:
- Youth Protection Training - available online
- Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training – available online
- Hazardous Weather – available online only
- Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills
Instructors will help you learn how to set up camp, cook, work with woods tools, rope skills, plan campfire programs, map reading and compass skills, hiking and packing techniques, nature identification, and outdoor ethics. Each outdoor session will bring to life the pages of the Scouts BSA Handbook to help you deliver the promise of Scouting to yourself and the youth you serve. It will increase your comfort level and give you confidence as a trained, skilled leader. The program will also give you the opportunity to work with other Scout leaders from your area, meet new friends, and reinforce skill techniques with fellow unit leaders.
Please plan to pack your equipment in. Each participant will need to bring his/her own tent, sleeping pad & sleeping bag, water bottle, mess & utensil kit and BSA field (class A) uniform. Adirondacks are available for use. If you have a backpack stove & compass, please bring. Do forget to bring a copy of your BSA part A&B Medical Form and 14 day out Temperature Check form.
WHEN: Saturday, May 22, 2021 (arrive 8:00 am) Please eat breakfast before arrival. Through
Sunday, May 23, 2021 (depart 12:00 pm/noon) Space is limited to 24 participants.
WHERE: Cherokee Scout Reservation – check-in at CSR Headquarters Building
3296 Boy Scout Camp Road, Yanceyville, NC 27379
COST: $45.00 (includes program materials and meals)
CONTACTS: Tom Felder, Course Director, 336-951-3244 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathan Clapp, Professional Advisor, 336-420-0208 or Jonathan.Clapp@scouting.org