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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
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Saturday October 5 - Sunday Oct 6

Class time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

 Location:  Camp Trask

 Cost:  $25

Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Boy Scout Handbook.


This course is required for all Scout Masters, ASM’s, Varsity Coaches, Asst Coaches, Venturing Advisors and Asst Advisor’s of outdoor crews to be considered “Trained” required for 2014 Charter.


Presentation and Hands-on Demonstration


  • Woods Tools
  • First Aid
  • Fire Site Preparation and fire building
  • Map and Compass
  • Plants and Animal Identification
  • Ropes, Knots, and Lashings
  • Camp Site Selection
  • Packing and Hiking Techniques
  • Cooking
  • Flag
  • Interfaith Worship Service


This is an overnight outdoors course beginning Saturday morning and ending Sunday afternoon. Food will be  provided for Saturday and Sunday.

Check-in will be Oct 5 at 7:30am

Instruction will begin promptly at 8:00am

We will end the program at 5:00pm Sunday.

The course will take place rain or shine.


Further information will be provided to you by email before the beginning of the course.



Course Director:  Steve Dykeman  steve.dykeman@prodigy.net  626-476-2745

Program Director: Joanne Miller    Joanne.Miller@scouting.org  626-351-8815

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$25.00 per Participant