AP BALOO Fall 2014

AP BALOO Fall 2014
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 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 pmdcevans@hotmail.com 404-271-0514

Tom Fletcher, AP Training Chair scouttertom@gmail.com

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$15.00 per Participant