BALOO Training is a day of fun and learning which will help pack leaders plan and carry out a quality "entry-level" outdoor experience for the Cub Scouts and their families. Participants will better understand the laws of the BSA and camp programming while acquiring the skills and confidence to host a successful campout by increasing their knowledge of available resources and the use national and local council standards as guidelines.
BALOO includes INFORMATION on:
- Preparations for camping with Cub Scouts
- Site Selection
- Parent Involvement
- Health and Safety
- Introduction to Outdoor Skills
This Training is required for any adult who is in charge of planning and leading a pack campout. Any pack wishing to camp, must have at least one BALOO certified adult onsite for the campout.
Complete the prerequisites before attending: @ my.scouting.org > Baloo Prerequisites
Completing the BALOO prerequisite sections will create a BALOO trained certificate. Print it and bring it to the Course Director.
- Introduction to Cub Scout Outdoor Program V2.
- Pack Camping Program
- Planning your Cub Scout Outdoor Event V2
- Planning Your Event
Also complete Weather Hazards to be fully trained. At my.scouting.org under Expanded Learning.
Where: Camp Ho Non Wah
How much: $35.00 - Advance Registration
Includes lunch, dinner and breakfast for the weekend.
Why: TO HAVE FUN, of course, but also to ensure that your Pack has at least one (preferably two) BALOO-trained adults to help plan Cub Scout campouts! P.S. The BALOO certified adult should be a member of the Pack Committee or an adult Pack family member. Den Leaders, Committee Chairs & Cubmasters already have a “full time” job….