Webelos Leader Outdoor Training

Purpose

Learn the skills necessary to put the “Outing in Scouting!” This is your opportunity to learn how to conduct a great Webelos Outdoor Program. Webelos Leader Outdoor Training (WeLOT or WLOT) includes sessions on how to camp within the guidelines set forth by BSA, hands on sessions for many of the outdoor group activity badges, and camping skills for the novice and experienced camper alike. This training is for any adult scout leader who works with the Webelos Den, not just Webelos Den Leaders.

Objectives

The GOAL of this training is to provide you with skills that assure a Webelos den overnight event that is:

  • Age Appropriate
  • Based on the purposes of Cub Scouting
  • Successful in wetting the appetite of your Scouts, their parents and the leaders who want to do more in the outdoors!
  • Webelos Outdoor Activities: health and safety issues, hiking and camping concerns, outdoor ceremonies
  • Webelos outdoor-related activities (Outdoorsman, Naturalist, Forester, Geologist), values of the outdoor program, identifying and conducting Webelos outdoor activities. Flag Ceremonies:
  • procedures for flag raising, lowering and folding. 
  • Planning Overnight Campouts: key factors, planning and conducting a Webelos overnight campout, joint campouts (with BS troops), and council camping opportunities.
  • Campfire Planning: how to plan and direct successful Den campfires and Outdoor Skill Workshops in the following areas in:
  • First Aid: Cooking and sanitation
  •  Knots and Ropes: Campsite selection and tents
  • Wood Tools: Bedding and Weather

What to Bring

Camp/lawn chair, cup, tent, ground cloth, sleeping bag, flashlight and lantern, weather appropriate clothing, personal items, garbage bags, and bring other camping items that you feel are necessary for your comfort.  We ask that you be in uniform for this training.

Dates and Locations

Course 1:  October 20-21, 2017 (CT): Badgett Scout Reservation, 1531 Cross Road, Benton, Kentucky
Course 2:  October 27-18, 2017 (ET):  Star Mills, Kentucky Route 1375 Hardin County, Kentucky

Directions to Star Mills Boy Scout Camp, Glendale, KY:  Click Here

Time

Check in Friday: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Check out Saturday: 5:30 p.m.

Cost

$30.00
Payment to be made with Reservation.

Registration

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Contact

For more information or questions, contact the Scout Service Center at (502) 361-2624, email Alex Klausing at alex.klausing@scouting.org or Charlie Bunge at chbungesr@aol.com

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