Spring BALOO Training


May 6, 2017 8:00 am to 4:30 pm



Old Hickory Council
6600 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Location Phone: (336) 760-2900


Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO is an instructor-led course which is conducted at the Council level. BSA's Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience.

Completion of this course is mandatory for at least one adult on a Pack overnighter.


8:00 am           Check In

8:30 am           Course Begins

4:30 pm           Closing



•           Weekend Planning

•           Equipment

•           Campfire Planning & Demonstration

•           Health & Safety

•           Fire Safety

•           Stoves & Lanterns

•           First Aid & Sanitation

•           Nature Hikes & Games

•           Cub Scout Outdoor Cooking

This training is more than just camping, it includes ideas for outdoor activities, games and ceremonies; information on selecting and using camping equipment; how to run a campfire program; and Cub Scout cooking demonstrations! In short, everything you need to know to make your pack overnighter a fun, successful event!