Apalachee District BALOO Training
January 25, 2014 (9:00 am – 4:30 pm)
Dacula United Methodist Church
2655 Fence Rd, Dacula, GA 30019
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
Age appropriate worship services
Cooking in the outdoors
Stoves and Lanterns
Sanitation in camp
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)
Pen or pencil and paper
Chris Fraley Course Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Gail Bailey Apalachee Cub Scout Training Chair email@example.com