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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) training is for any Cub Scout leader with a desire to plan and carry out any outdoor experience for the pack. When you complete this training you will have an increased level of confidence and a willingness to plan an age-appropriate pack overnighter. 

The GOAL of the pack overnight activity is to provide a successful pack event that is:
 Age Appropriate
 Based on the purposes of Cub Scouting
 Successful in whetting the appetite of the Cub Scout, his parents and the leaders who want to do more in the outdoors.

BALOO Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the focus of the Cub Scout level of the BSA outdoor program. 
  2. Acquire the skills and confidence necessary to plan and carry out a successful Cub Scout-level overnight activity.
  3. Increase the their knowledge of the resources available from the BSA for carrying out this activity.

 Elements of this training include: 

  • Aims and purposes of the BSA outdoor program 
  • Health and safety issues 
  • Program elements 
  • Campfire Planning 
  • Campfire demonstration 
  • Outdoor equipment 
  • Planning for success 

Workshops in: Cub Scout cooking, First aid and sanitation, Nature Hikes and Games, Stoves Lanterns, camping equipment and Fire safety 

Fee: $20.00 includes refreshments, lunch and printed handout materials

REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THIS COURSE IS 4:43PM, Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

BALOO Flyer 

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Update an Existing Registration

Next training dates:

Sunday, Jun. 8, 2014

Durland Scout Reservation

 

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