Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) 5/20-5/21
WHAT IS BALOO?
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is the Cub Scout Leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including pack camping, overnighter and Webelos den overnighters. It is comprised of two components – an online component* and a practical hands-on component. Both components must be completed to become BALOO trained.
When: Saturday,May 21 at 8 AM to Sunday, May 22, 2023 at 11 AM
Where: Camp Verdugo Oaks, 38001 Golden State Hwy, Castaic, CA
Cost: $40 for lunch, dinner and breakfast, facility fees, and handout materials
BALOO Trained Leaders will be able to:
- Explain the focus of the Cub Scout camping program
- Demonstrate the skills necessary to plan and carry out a successful Camping activity
- Describe the resources available to carry out this activity
- Discuss the requirements for a Successful Activity
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
BALOO participants are generally Cub Scout leaders, but sometimes they’re parents who may not already be part of a pack leadership team. This position is similar to the person in charge of the Pinewood Derby, the Blue & Gold dinner, or other special pack activity. S/he may or may not have already completed Cub Scout Leader Basic Training.
Because we must buy provisions, we ask you to sign up early — the deadline is 5 PM Thursday, May 18th. Sign up early to make sure you have a seat! And bring a friend – your job will be easier if you have some help right from the start.
More information can be found on the BALOO Course Flier below.
For any questions about the course content, special dietary needs, physical restrictions, time constraints, and other non-registration questions, please contact Pierre Landry (323) 717-6013 cell; Pierre.Landry@vhcbsa.org).
Health & Safety
All registrants are required to bring the Annual Health & Medical Record Forms. See below.
Registration closes 11:59PM, May 17th or when capacity for this event is reached.