Apalachee District BALOO Training
August 23, 2014 (8:30 am – 4:00 pm)
American Legion Post 127
2640 Sawnee Ave, Buford, GA 30518
Registration Fee will be $15.00 to cover the cost of training supplies and lunch.
The BALOO training will give Cub Scout Leaders the tools they will need to successfully lead a pack camping program in their units. BALOO training will provide a new leader, with minimal camping experience, the basic skills needed for great pack camping outings.
Who should attend? All leaders eager to have a great Pack outdoors program.
Is BALOO a required training? At least one adult on a pack overnighter must have completed Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO).
BALOO is specifically designed for a Cub Scout leader who has minimal camping experience but wants to plan and carry out an entry-level outdoor experience for the pack. The goal of this pack outdoor experience is to provide a successful outing that is fun while being based on the principles of Cub Scouting. At BALOO you will learn about:
? The aims and purposes of the BSA progressive camping program
? How to plan a pack outdoor experience
? The Cub Scout Outdoor Essentials list of equipment
? Different kinds of sleeping bags
? The best types of tents for Cub Scout camping
? Planning successful and fun campfire programs
? Building safe campfires
? The CAMPING safety program
? First aid
? Sanitation in camp
? Nature hikes
? Outdoor games
Please bring the following items with you:
? The Official BSA Field Uniform ("Class A") is appropriate attire for BALOO.
? Drinking cup for hot and cold beverages
? Raingear (there will be outdoor activities)
? Camp Chair
? Sun Screen
? Pen or pencil and paper
Amanda Peyton firstname.lastname@example.org 404-271-0514
Tom Fletcher, AP Training Chair email@example.com