Rainbow Council - 2019 Building an Outdoor Adventure

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2019 Building an Outdoor Adventure

Event Details

Building an Outdoor Adventure is the opportunity to learn new skills, techniques and 'keep-up' with the youth of today.

You will be able to:

  • Gather ideas for new things to do together
  • network with other adult leaders
  • Learn what 'Works'
  • Learn what 'Doesn't Work'
  • Establish resource contacts
  • Ask questions you've always hesitated to ask
  • Work to build the confidence to make sure your unit is building a quality, adventure filled program for your unit

When: March 30, 2019

Where: Ranbow Council Scout Reservation

Time: Check-in: 7:30 AM

          Opening Ceremony: 8:00 AM

          First Session Begins: 8:30 AM

Cost: $25

Registration Closes March 20th, 2019 at 5:00 PM

The morning session offer a variety of topics...Splints & Bandages, Do's and Don'ts of Winter Camping,  Winter Survival for Cubs, Stories of the Night, Astronomy, Nature & Wildlife for Scouts & Cubs, Team Building For Scouts & Cubs, as well as Orienteering & Compass Games and Leave Not Trace/Outdoor Ethics  sessions.

You are welcome to choose any combination of courses that suits your needs and interests for the morning session. However, the afternoon session will be a "Round Robin" event in which everyone will participate in all 4 sessions.

The 4 afternoon courses will consist of:

Dutch Oven Cooking: Want to bake a cake? Make bread? Bake a pie? Roast a chicken? Leave your GE, LG Magic chef over at home and learn about the use of a Dutch Over, the care of the Dutch Over, Gadgets and accessories. Who knows, there might even be something to taste in this session.

Shooting: Join our experienced  staff and learn the latest about RSR's shooting sports program. Topics covered will range from the various guns available, improvements to the shooting area, gun safety, and even includes the opportunity to shoot a selection of weapons. If the kids can do it, so can you!

Welding: How many of you have actually had to opportunity to weld something? Join us and learn some of the basics of welding, see what materials are used and what safety features are necessary. Who knows, maybe you will end up helping one of your youth at summer camp with welding!

Canoeing: For centuries, the canoe was the primary method of water travel of the explorers and settlers. It remains today an important part of the wilderness experience and a fun leisure activity that teaches skills such as communication, teamwork, and physical fitness. Have fun learning how to get into the canoe without tipping it, practice steering and the various strokes associated with traveling in a straight line, something that is a challenge for even the most experienced.

 

When & Where
RSR

Saturday 03-30-2019 8:00 AM CT to 5:00 PM CT
More Information
Contact
Deb Richardson
Council Training Chairperson
underwatermom@sbcglobal.net
6307740083
George S. McGee Service Center
921 S State St
Lockport, Illinois 60441
Phone: 815-942-4450