Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is the required outdoor training for all Cub Packs  that would like to do Overnight Camping as part of their pack activities. At least one leader of the activity must be BALOO Trained in order for it to be an authorized Scouting activity. All leaders eager to have a great pack outdoors program.

Learning Objectives

The goal of this pack outdoor experience is to provide a successful outing that is fun while being based on the principles of Cub Scouting. At BALOO you will learn about:

  • The aims and purposes of the BSA progressive camping program
  • How to plan a pack outdoor experience
  • The Cub Scout Outdoor Essentials list of equipment
  • Different kinds of sleeping bags
  • The best types of tents for Cub Scout camping
  • Planning successful and fun campfire programs
  • Building safe campfires
  • The CAMPING safety program
  • Age appropriate worship services
  • Cooking in the outdoors
  • Stoves and Lanterns
  • First aid
  • Sanitation in camp
  • Nature hikes
  • Outdoor games

Date and Location

Course 1:  Saturday, 4/29/17 (ET): Tunnel Mill Scout Reservation, 3913 Tunnel Mill Road, Charlestown, IN  47111
Course 2:  Saturday, 5/13/17 (CT): Edmonson County Lions Club, 104 Fairground Road, Highway 101 South
Course 3:  Saturday, 5/20/17 (ET): The Peoples Church, 114 Wildcat Lane, Bardstown, KY  40004
Course 4: Saturday, 9/23/17 (ET):  Shelby County Co-Op Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville, KY  40065
Course 5: Saturday, 10/28/17 (ET):  Beulah Presbyterian Church, 6704 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY  40291
Course 6: Saturday, 10/28/17 (ET):  Star Mills, Kentucky Route 1375 Hardin County, Kentucky


Check in by 9 am
Check out by 5:30 pm


$25.00 This includes materials and lunch. 
Payment to be made with registration.

Items to Bring with You

Camp/lawn chair, cup, flashlight, and weather appropriate clothing


NOTE: No Walk-ins for this training.

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For more information or questions, contact the Scout Service Center at (502) 361-2624, email Alex Klausing at or Charlie Bunge at

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