OWL/BALOO Training Course
Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders (C33)
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (C32)
Sponsored by Porter Rockwell District
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Saratoga Springs, Utah
OWL and BALOO courses are required before conducting any overnight campouts. They are helpful and fun for all leaders wanting to do outdoor activities and pass off outdoor related achievements.
When: Check-in is 8:30am on Saturday, November 9. Training starts promptly at 9am Saturday and will end at 4:15pm. Den Chief Training will end at 12:15pm if you choose to stay for only this portion.
Cost: $8) Please register and pay on-line (http://www.utahscouts.org/porterrockwell ). There is a separate link for Den Chief Training. Please call if you have any questions: Melissa Graham 801.234.9650. Registration will end when we have the first 40 participants registered
Equipment/Supplies: This course is partially outdoors so please wear your uniform and bring a jacket or coat. Also please bring a copy of the Handbook for your den, pen, notepaper, compass and watch. You will also need to provide a Hobo (foil) dinner that we will cook onsite for lunch. Dessert supplies will be provided and made by the participants during the course. It is suggested that you precook any meat for the foil dinner, but not necessary. They will be kept in the refrigerator until time to cook.
Course Description: This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for leaders who are interested how to include outdoor activities in their Pack Program. The course is instructor led and designed to help leaders enhance their outdoor program by teaching basic outdoor skills, how to plan outdoor activities, and skills for many cub achievements and Webelos activity badges. These courses (OWL and BALOO) are required for pack overnighters and camping experiences.
There will be Den Chief Training in conjunction with the OWL/BALOO course. Den Chiefs can choose to come only to their training from 8:30-12:30 for $3 a person, or they can choose to come to the full day and attend the classes (Large Group Games, Hiking, Knots and Ropes, etc.) in the afternoon. To register for the Den Chief Training ONLY please go here: http://www.utahscouts.org/event/1405383
Where: The training is located at the LDS Church Building at 587 S Saratoga Road in Saratoga Springs. (This is the chapel off 400 S and Redwood Road near the marina.