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Introductin to Outdoor Leadership Skills (S11)

Introductin to Outdoor Leadership Skills (S11)
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Friday, May 16, 2014  Check-in at 6:00 pm

Sunday, May 18, 2014 depart at 2:30 pm

Camp Trask, Monrovia CA

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 considered “trained”. All direct contact leaders not fully trained will only be registered as committee members.

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 Friday evening and ending Sunday afternoon.
  • Food will be provided for Saturday and Sunday
  • Check-in will be Friday at 6:00pm
  • Instruction will begin promptly at 7:00pm
  • We will end the program at 2:30pm Sunday
  • Further information will be provided to you by email before the beginning of the course.

Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader

For more information:

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

District Executive: Joey Robinson Joey.Robinson@scouting.org 626-351-8815 ext. 223

Council Support Staff: Joanne Miller   626-351-8815 x264  Joanne.Miller@scouting.org

Contact E-mail
$25.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Training Cancellation/Refund Policy: Effective as of 11/1/2013 For all training courses that are registered for but not attended the following policy applies: Refunds and transfers for training courses will NOT be allowed for any course with a fee under $25.00. Per person cost fee of $25.00 or more may be reviewed for a refund or transfer to another course within the same calendar year of the training schedule. Transferring fees to future year's courses will NOT be considered. All requests must be made in writing by the person making the payment within 7 days of the completion of the course. The request should be directed to the Council Training Chair. No requests will be honored to carry over from one calendar year to the next.