National Capital Area Council - Goose Creek / Powhatan District Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills - IOLS (S11)

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Goose Creek / Powhatan District Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills - IOLS (S11)

Event Details
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills - IOLS (S11)
Saturday & Sunday, October 14 - 15, 2023
Goose Creek and Powatan Districts
Camp Highroad - Locust Grove Campsite
21164 Steptoe Hill Rd, Middleburg, VA 20117

IOLS is the required outdoor training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Scouts BSA Handbook. The course focuses on building confidence and competence in leaders conducting outdoor camping experiences.

NOTE: This course is being offered jointly by Goose Creek and Powhatan Districts for participants from both Districts. However, thoses from other locations are also welcome.
ADDITIONAL NOTE: A BALOO (Cub Scout Family Camping) course will be held concurrently with this class at the same facility. More details:
SCHEDULE: Saturday, October 14, 2023 – Registration and check-in 7:30 am. Training runs all day Saturday and continues Sunday morning. Camping overnight is part of the course.
Sunday, October 15 – Morning training, break camp and check-out by 1:00 pm. The entire course is outdoors, rain or shine.
COST: The registration fee is $45 and covers camping fees, training materials, insurance, and food. Participants will be formed into patrols on site. Overnight camping is part of the instruction. Participants MUST attend the entire course to successfully complete the training.
ONLINE REGISTRATION & PAYMENT: Register and pay online on this website via credit/debit card or e-check. No onsite registration is available.
CLASS SIZE: Maximum of 30 participants. Registration may close early if maximum capacity is reached.
PREREQUISITES: Prior completion of YPT and Position Specific Training is required. These additional training courses are recommended as they will be referred to during the training: Hazardous Weather, Safe Swim Defense, and Safety Afloat.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Class A Scout Leader Uniform, full camping gear for an overnight stay (tent, ground cloth, flashlight, sleeping bag and pad, sturdy shoes, change of clothes, rain gear and coat/jacket/hat, water bottle, camp chair).
MEALS: will be provided. Please provide any dietary restrictions.
BSA Annual Health & Medical Record: You must bring a copy of your Annual Health & Medical Record, Parts A and Part B to the class. This is required to attend the training.
NCAC Cancelation Policy: Generally, there are only certain conditions where a refund for this event will be issued. Refer to the Standard Cancellation Policy, found by clicking the link at the bottom of this page, Cancellation/Refund Policy.
For questions or more information, contact Course Director Shawn Carroll at or 703.608.0097.
When & Where
Camp Highroad
Saturday 10-14-2023 7:30 AM ET to
Sunday 10-15-2023 1:00 PM ET Past
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