AP BALOO Winter 2014

AP BALOO Winter 2014
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 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

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



Chris Fraley Course Director eagle618f@gmail.com

Gail Bailey Apalachee Cub Scout Training Chair mgailbailey@gmail.com

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$15.00 per Participant