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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (S11)

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (S11)
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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills


Two Saturdays, November 23 and December 7, 2013

8 am - 5 pm

At Firestone Scout Ranch

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, Varsity Coaches, and Venturing Advisors and their assistants to be included on the 2014 Charter for their troop/team/crew.

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 a two Saturday outdoors course. You must attend both days. Lunch is provided on both days as well as coffee, donuts, snacks, water, etc.


  • Check-in will be Nov 23 between 7:00 and 8:00 am
  • Instruction will begin promptly at 8:00 am
  • The course will take place rain or shine.

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

For more information:

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

Council Staff: Joanne Miller  Joanne.Miller@scouting.org   or 626-351-8815 Ext. 264

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$25.00 per Participant