Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right.
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters, assistant Scoutmasters, and Varsity Scout coaches. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Boy Scout Handbook. The course is also ideal for Venturing leaders because it focuses on skills that build confidence and competence in leaders conducting outdoor camping experiences.
The course is a day and a half long, but a leader can move at an accelerated pace by demonstrating mastery of a specific skill. The emphasis is on the skill, rather than on attending the course.
Things to bring with you
Tent, personal overnight camping gear, cup, camp chair, Boy Scout handbook, pen/pencil, notepad, pocket knife and Scout uniform (see Boy Scout handbook, Chapter 9 for additional items you may need)
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Payment to be made with registration.
Times may vary. Please contact the course director or staff advisor listed by the training.
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