BALOO is a hands-on outdoor orientation to provide you with the skills needed to plan and carry out outdoor experiences with your Pack.
The BALOO course is conducted in an outdoor setting to provide you with the experience and hands-on orientation to the outdoors. As such, the course content will be a presented in a combination of classroom style presentations and outdoor hands-on instruction. Part of the BALOO experience is also camping overnight.
Prerequisite On-Line Training: Prior to taking the practical training (the BALOO weekend), you must have completed the online training component. These on-line courses are provided at my.scouting.org.
Location and Time: • The BALOO training will be held at Camp Brorein. The training staff will be happy to point you in the right direction during check-in if you are not familiar with the facilities at Camp Brorein.
• The course will begin promptly at 8:30 am on Saturday morning. You will need to arrive with plenty of time to setup your camp before the course begins. o You can arrive on Friday evening and camp overnight or arrive early on Saturday morning to setup. • We will complete the course by midday on Sunday
Please feel free to reach out with any questions you have prior to the training. On behalf of the entire Fort Brook Training team, we look forward to meeting and working with you!