Nevada Area Council - IOLS Training Fall 2023

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IOLS Training Fall 2023

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Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in the Scouts BSA Handbook. The course is also ideal for Venturing leaders because it focuses on skills that build confidence and competence in leaders conducting outdoor camping experiences. Venturing Crew Advisors with Crews that participate in an outdoor program are encouraged to attend. All adult leaders are invited to participate!

This training is required to be certified as a TRAINED Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster.

Date:  September 22-23, 2023 – BOTH DAYS ARE REQUIRED!!!

Time:  5:00 PM, Friday (Check-in open at 4:30. Training begins at 6:00) through 4:00 PM, Saturday

Location: Washoe Lake State Park, 4855 Eastlake Blvd, New Washoe City, NV 89704 (Equestrian group area)

Cost: $25.00

Overnight camping is required. 

Be prepared for any weather.  

The following meals will be provided: 

  • Snack Friday Night
  • Breakfast Saturday
  • Lunch Saturday

(Efforts will be made to accommodate special dietary restrictions, but there may be instances where a participant may need to supply specific items. Details in pre-course correspondence.)

Participants are responsible for Park Entrance Fees ($15.00). 

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2023

Participant Requirements: Minimum-10; Maximum-40


Course Coordinator: Auriel Kjeldsen (, 775-750-6247)

Staff Advisor: Dan Deakin (, 775-787-1111)



$25.00 per Participant
$10.00 per Staff

When & Where
Washoe Lake State Park, Equestrian Group Area
Friday 09-22-2023 5:00 PM PT to
Saturday 09-23-2023 4:00 PM PT Past
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