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Feb 22-23, 2019
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills training.

This hands-on program gives adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Imagine having hands-on knowledge of setting up a campsite, pitching a tent, hiking, outdoor cooking—all the skills necessary to see the outdoor program of the Boy Scouts of America come to life.

Related image The skills sessions presented in Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills closely follow the Boy Scout Handbook and are meant to serve as an adult training outline. By using these skill sessions in conjunction with the Boy Scout Handbook, trainers can be sure new leaders are proficient in basic outdoor skills through First Class rank. Each skills session references specific chapters in the handbook. 

Hands-on participation makes the best learning tool, so participants should leave the training experience knowing they can show their Scouts how to accomplish outdoor skills while fulfilling rank requirements. Back home, we want leaders to feel comfortable working with and instructing their Scouts. From pitching a tent to starting a cooking fire, they should feel confident to help their youth leaders plan and carry out their own unit campouts and troop programs. With that comes great satisfaction.

If you are interested in Registering for IOLS click on the links to the right.  

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