Three Fires Council - IP/TB: Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

IP/TB: Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

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04-06-2018 6:00 PM
Event Details

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Outdoor Leader Skills for the Boy Scout Outdoor Program 

Required for: Scoutmasters, Ass’t.Scoutmasters, and Crew Advisers

Recommended for: Troop and Crew Committee Members, Charter Org. Reps., Webelos Leaders, Cubmasters/ Assistant Cubmasters and Pack Committee Members interested in learning basic outdoor camping skills for the Boy Scout Program.

This course will satisfy the requirements for all Scoutmasters/ Assistant Scoutmasters to be certified as “Trained” in Outdoor Leader Skills.  This course is designed as an introductory course.  It is recommended for those wishing to take Wood Badge training.

Cost: $35

IOLS Course Description:

Emphasis will be placed upon learning the following skills:

  • Campsite Selection; Basics;Campsite selection,set-up camp and safety 
  • Leave No Trace Camping; Outdoor Ethics;Outdoor Code; Tread Lightly!
  • Ropes: Whipping, Tying & Lashing;
  • Woods Tools: Knife, Camp Saw, and Axe;Tips; Cleaning;Sharpening;Using the tools safely
  • Finding Your Way: Map & Compass Reading;
  • Plant Identification; Native and Poisonous species
  • Animal Identification;Tracking;Identification
  • Fires Site  Selection  &  Building;  Equipment; Campfires/ Campfire Planning;Safety
  • Cooking;  Equipment; Meal Planning; Storage; Clean-up
  • Backpacking &  Hiking Techniques: Right Gear; Packs & Footwear; Safety

Note: Packs and Webelos Den overnighters require a leader that has completed a different course called Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO).


Paul Solak
Event Coordinator
psolak@yahoo.com
630-717-1234
Rich Fazio
IP Training Chair
rich_fazio@hotmail.com
Sean Nadeau
Staff Advisor
sean.nadeau@scouting.org
630.797.4630
Norris Scout Service Center
415 N Second St
St. Charles, Illinois 60174
Email:
Phone: (630) 584-9250
When & Where

Friday 04-13-2018 5:00 PM to
Saturday 04-14-2018 6:00 PM Past
Von Oven Scout Reservation
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