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 Training Location Host District Registration Staff Advisor
September 29-October 1 BALOO Ohio County Park
2300 KY-69
Hartford, KY 42320
Great Meadows Register Here Chip Bradford
October 13-15, 2023 BALOO Camp Rotary
472 Woods Store Etoile Rd
Temple Hill, KY 42141
Wapiti Register Here Josh Hutcheson
October 13-14, 2023 BALOO Camp Crooked Creek
OA Brotherhood Lodge
950 Terry Dr. Shepherdsville, KY
Buffalo Trails Register Here Noah Mueller

Note:  No Walk-ins for this training.

Times may vary.  Please contact the course director or staff advisor listed by the training.

Items to Bring with You

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