National Capital Area Council - Prince William District Baloo Training April 2023

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Prince William District Baloo Training April 2023

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BALOO TRAINING for NEW CUB SCOUT LEADERS OR PARENT VOLUNTEERS

April 15-16, 2023 Camp Snyder, Haymarket, VA

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) Camping is an essential part of Scouting, and BALOO is an essential part of Cub Scout camping. In fact, BALOO trained leadership is required for a Pack or Webelos den camp out. BALOO is an overnight experience filled with practical information for Scouters to lead fun, meaningful, and safe camping experiences for the BSA’s youngest campers.  Training is conversational with a few demonstrations, show-and-tells, and a handful of hands-on work.  It is geared to Cub Scouting.  An optional visit to a local camping store outlet will be available prior to the sessions to participants that have zero experience camping.  Experienced Scouters teach the topics you need for a great program

Topics Include:

  • GPS & Navigation
  • Gear Selection
  • First Aid
  • Knife Safety
  • Cooking & Sanitation
  • Meal Planning
  • Outdoor Ethics
  • Nature and Hiking
  • Stove, Lanterns, Fires, Knots
  • Program Planning
  • Large Group Games

Costs:  $50 per person; $60 per person after April 7, 2023

Prerequisites:  Current YPT

Equipment:  A list of camping equipment will be provided to registrants

 

Schedule:

TBD

Questions:  jholdener@mitre.org

When & Where
PWD April 2023 Baloo In Person Training
Camp William B. Snyder
Saturday 04-15-2023 8:00 AM ET to
Sunday 04-16-2023 11:00 AM ET
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