BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) and OWL (Outdoor Skills for Webelos Leaders) training is a one day training event that introduces cub scout leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoors activities. Everyone will learn and enjoy this event together. Successful completion of this training will result in an increased level of confidence and a willingness to plan age-appropriate outdoor activities.
The training will include planning, meal preparation, campfire programs, first aid, nature hikes, games and cook-ing. Scattered throughout the day are plenty of the four S's; songs, stunts, stories and showmanship.
BALOO / OWL training is for everyone who works with the Cub Scouts. That includes Den leaders, Cubmaster, and Committee members.
BALOO AND OWL training learning Objectives:
- Understand the focus of the Cub Scout level of the BSA outdoor program.
- Acquire the skills and confidence necessary to plan and carry out successful Cub Scout-level outdoor activi-ties.
- Increase their knowledge of the resource available from the BSA for carrying out this activity.
With proper planning and your BALOO/ OWL training leader, your pack will be set for a fun and exciting adven-ture of the great outdoors.
Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2017
Time: Gathering 7:30am Training 8:00am-5:00pm (bring your own lunch)
Place: Rum River Scout Camp ( Thurston lodge )