Central Florida Council - Eagle Empire BALOO and IOLS Training

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Eagle Empire BALOO and IOLS Training

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New Combined Course Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)   &  Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Complete two trainings in one class BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation  Required training for: Cub Scout leaders to take the Pack or Webelos Dens camping. Recommended for all Cub Scout leaders and for those wishing to take Wood Badge training.Outdoor Leader Skills for the Boy Scout Outdoor Program Required training for: Scoutmasters/Ass’t.Scoutmasters and Crew Advisers  Recommended for all Boy Scout leaders and for those wishing to take Wood Badge training.
 This combined course is designed as an introductory class and 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 Boy Scouts. Leaders will not be required to retake an outdoor leader skills class for Boy Scouts.
   ***Participants are required to stay overnight as a part of this course.
   IOLS Course Description:
   Campsite Selection: Basics; Tent and Bag Specications
   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:

 In addition to the above topics the following will also be covered:   Adventure Loops: Tips and Tricks for incorporation.

  Health and Safety:

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



When & Where
Camp Ithiel
Friday 12-03-2021 6:00 PM ET to
Saturday 12-04-2021 4:00 PM ET
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