Del-Mi Outdoor Leader Skills Training
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills training is a course about teaching adult leaders the outdoor skills practiced by Scouts BSA. As a leader, you must be familiar with approved Scouting practices and teaching methods.
Participants will complete these activities as prerequisites outside the course with their home troop, and discuss them during the course:
- Campfire Program
- Interfaith Worship Service
- Cooking in Groups
- The Patrol Method
Participants will complete these hands-on activities during the course:
- Flag Ceremony
- Outdoor Ethics (Including Leave No Trace)
- Campsite Selection and Set-up
- Map & Compass
- Plant & Animal Identification
- Cooking Set Up, Food Preparation,and Safety
- Hiking Gear, Packing and Hiking Safety
- Ropes, Knots, & Lashings
- Woods Tools - Knife, Saw, Axe, etc.
- Campfire Safety and Methods
You will be released from class to eat meals and attend the camporee campfire program with your troop. If your troop is not present at the camporee, you may visit and observe other troops.
Each attendee is asked to bring along the following items:
- Water Bottle
- Hiking Stick (optional)
- Day Pack or Small Backpack (optional)