Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills for the Boy Scout Outdoor Program Can be taken together with BALOO Training or by itself

  • IOLS is required training for Scoutmasters, Ass’t. Scoutmasters, and Crew Advisers
  • Recommended for Troop and Crew Committee Members, Charter Org. Reps., Webelos Leaders, Cubmasters/ Assistant Cubmasters and Pack Committee Members interested in learning basic outdoor camping skills for the Boy Scout Program.
  • This course will satisfy the requirements for all Scoutmasters/ Assistant Scoutmasters to be certified as “Trained” in Outdoor Leader Skills.  This course is designed as an introductory course.  It is recommended for those wishing to take Wood Badge training.
  • Participants are required to stay overnight as a part of this course.

BALOO: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation Course Course taken with IOLS. Satisfactory completion of this course if "required" for consideration as "Trained". This course is designed to certify Webelos Leaders to lead overnighters and to allow leaders to take Cub Packs on Family Campouts.  Participants are required to stay overnight as a part of this course.

IOLS and BALOO are included with the program fee for Three Fires Council registered members. Out of Council or non member rates are $35 for IOLS and $60 for IOLS + BALOO