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: April 27-28, 2018
Course 2: September 21-22, 2018


Check in Friday by 6:00 - 6:30 pm
Check out Saturday by 5:30 pm


$30.00 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 Matt Nash at or Charlie Bunge at

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