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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

This one-and-a-half day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for leaders interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO training consists of an online pre-requisite component in addition to an overnight hands on practical. BSA’s Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the discovery of the necessary tools to help units carry our a successful camping experience. Completion of this course is mandatory for a MINIMUM OF ONE adult on a Pack overnighter.

This course will be held at Camp Ho Non Wah Saturday May 4th starting at 8am through Sunday May 5th at 12pm.

You will recieve an email from Course Director  with instructions on what to pack. Please plan on bringing your lunch on Saturday. All other meals will be provided.

Register Here:

For questions please contact Thomas Jackson @

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills     

IOLS is a required training course for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters in Scouts BSA Troops.

This in person training course builds and expands on the concepts and themes introduced in the online Scoutmaster Position-Specific, which is required prior to the weekend training. You must also have completed weather hazard training.


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Winter Camp @ Ho Non Wah

Program Offerings and Merit Badge Instructor Help

We are finalizing the Merit Badge and Program Offerings and plan to have this available to unit leaders during the week of October 9th. The success of our Winter Camp is due to leaders and volunteers who are willing to help with Merit Badge and Program Instruction in the areas of their expertise and/or hobbies. Our goal is to provide our campers with the best possible program with the best instructors possible. Leaders who help instruct two or more merit badges and/or programs for us will have their registration fees waived. If you or one of your adult leaders attending Winter Camp this year are able to assist with Merit Badge Instruction, please scan the QR code or click the link below to complete the Staff Registration. Merit Badge Instructors - Please indicate:

  • Merit Badge(s) you are able to assist
  • Number of classes you are willing to do
  • Any special needs/size of class etc.

I will reach out to you about confirming your availability.

Camp Ho Non Wah Winter Camp Staff Registration

Upcoming Deadlines

Here are a couple upcoming dates and deadlines for Winter Camp.

Week of October 9th – Program offerings will be available on the website and sent out via email.

October 15 – Last day for Early Bird Discount or Initial payment of $50.00/Scout is due

October 20 – Merit Badge and Program registration opens

November 15 – Last day for Standard Camper Fee

November 15 – T-Shirt Order Deadline

December 26 - Winter Camp Staff arrival after 2 pm

December 27 – Camper Check-In 9-11 am

Register Here

Medical Forms

All scouts and leaders will need to have a current BSA Annual Health and Medical Record completed and turned in during check in at Winter Camp. All sections must be completed. We encourage you to check the dates of your Medical Forms now to avoid any challenges as we approach the holiday season.

Special Accommodations Request

To help better serve scouts/leaders with special accommodations and or needs please complete the form on the website or click the link below.

Special Accommodations Request Form


Thank you again for your continued support of the Camping Programs of Coastal Carolina Council and Camp Ho Non Wah. We look forward to seeing you when the Sunrises over the Bohicket for Winter Camp 2023.


The BEST is yet to come!!!

James Barton

HNW Camp Director


Program Calendar 2023


To subscribe to the Coastal Carolina Council Calendar, please copy the link and import it into your favorite calendar application.