2022 Fort Brooke District Fall BALOO Training **POSTPONED**
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) (C32)
This course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for leaders interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO training consists of an online pre-requisite component in addition to an overnight hands-on practical. BSA’s Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the discovery of the necessary tools to help units carry our a successful camping experience.
Completion of this course is mandatory for a MINIMUM OF ONE adult on a Pack overnighter.
The course runs from 7 AM Saturday Morning until 1 PM Sunday Afternoon. Meals are provided.
You may camp Friday night and are responsible for your own food.
Council event attendees, including participants and staff, are required to comply with the Council's current COVID protocols. Failure to do so will result in removal from Council properties and/or events and forfeiture of event registration fees.
All participants must submit a pre-medical event checklist and waiver upon entry, All participants will be health screened upon entry.
All Participants must bring a current BSA Medical form (download here).
The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is committed to offer our Scouts fun and quality programs in a safe manner. We are adhering to the CDC and ACA (American Camp Association) guidelines as well as working closely with local Health Departments to provide a layered mitigation COVID strategy. Our COVID mitigation strategies are being overseen by the Council Health Supervisor, a board-certified pediatrician. For a complete and up to date list of our COVID-19 mitigation procedures, please visit: https://tampabayscouting.org/covid-mitigation-procedures.
In the case of a positive COVID result among participants at an event, GTBAC will follow the guidance of the local Health Department, which may include cancellation or closure of the event or facility.
We will be providing babysitting for potty-trained and older youth for leaders taking training during the training sessions. Youth will be parent's responsibility between training sessions and overnight.