2021 I.O.L.S


Nov 13, 2021 7:00 am to Nov 14, 2021 12:00 pm



Raven Knob Scout Reservation
266 Raven Knob Road
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Location Phone: (336) 352-4307


Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training (I.O.L.S.)

November 13-14, 2021

Camp Raven Knob

Davy Crockett Campsite, 266 Raven Knob Road

Mt. Airy, NC 27030



I.O.L.S. Training is required training for all Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters.


Cost is $20.00 which includes 3 meals and a cracker barrel.


Registration: Click Here


Pre-registration is due by November 5, 2021 . No walk-in’s accepted for this event.



The course begins at 7:00 AM on Saturday, and concludes at 12:00 noon on Sunday. Camping overnight at the event provides depth of training.


Skill Sessions:

  • Campsite Selection
  • Woods Tools - Knife, Camp Saw, Ax
  • Fire Site Preparation & Fire Building
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Knots, Ropes & Lashing
  • First Aid
  • BSA Worship Service


  • Packing & Hiking Techniques
  • Map & Compass
  • Plant Identification
  • Animal Identification
  • Campfire Program



Please bring your own overnight camping gear and your Boy Scout Handbook. A list of recommended gear is available on our website, and meals will be provided as part of the training experience. Please contact the course director (below) if you have any special needs.



IOLS Course Director: Steven Shafer at 336-409-1378 or email to sshafer22@hotmail.com