Northern Star Scouting - Baloo - Fall 2019 - Phillippo Scout Reservation

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Baloo - Fall 2019 - Phillippo Scout Reservation

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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation


Who: Cub Scout leaders in charge of the pack's outdoor experiences

What: BALOO training covers topics from health and safety, to the logistics of planning and running a successful camping trip for your pack.  You'll learn about meal preparation, camping, cooking (including hands-on Dutch oven cooking), camping gear selection, water safety, and campfire program planning. You'll also learn group games, skits and songs, and practice traditional Scouting skills like pocketknife use and safety, map and compass, knot tying, hiking, outdoor ethics, and first aid.

When: Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am to Sunday, October 20, 11:00 am. The 24 hour course includes an overnight camping experience.

Where: Phillippo Scout Reservation, Cannon Falls MN.  Radisson Shelter, upper level.

Bring: Your own tent, sleeping bag, camp chair, personal items, appropriate clothing for the weather, water bottle, notebook, pen, day pack.  Food is provided. Indicate food allergies or dietary needs on the Registration form.

Other Information:

  • One BALOO trained leader is required on all Cub Scout camping trips
  • BALOO training allows Webelos den leaders to take their den camping on its own
  • BALOO training ensures your camping outings are covered under BSA insurance
  • Training gives you resources for creating a fun camping program and saving money!

Step 1: Register and pay for the course on this website (course limited to 30 leaders)

Step 2: Complete the online BALOO modules at in the Training Center

Step 3: Review your registration materials carefully, including what to bring and when to arrive.  Because you are part of the learning process for all of the participants, make careful note of the required attendance times and plan your schedule, including transportation time to camp.

Questions:  Email Rick Mitchell at or text Michele Rutledge at 952-212-0509


When & Where
BALOO Training-Camp Phillippo
Phillippo Scout Reservation
Saturday 10-19-2019 9:00 AM CT to
Sunday 10-20-2019 11:00 AM CT Past
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