Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

Who should attend?

Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and Troop Committee Members.

Why attend?

This is a fun filled program of hands on skills training in the outdoors. This training is designed to help you master basic camp skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class. Instructors will help you learn how to set up camp, cook, work with woods tools, and about ropes, planning campfire programs, map reading and compass skills, hiking and packing techniques, nature identification, and outdoor ethics. Each outdoor session will bring to life the pages of the Boy Scout Handbook to help you deliver the promise of Scouting to yourself and the youth you serve. It will increase your comfort level and give you confidence as a trained, skilled leader. The program will also give you the opportunity to work with other Scout leaders from your area, meet new friends, and reinforce skill techniques with fellow unit leaders.

Course Information:

  • Cost: $60
  • Location: Horace A. Moses Scout Reservation
                    310 Birch Hill Rd
                    Russell, MA 01071
  • Registration Deadline: April 7, 2017 (fee increases to $70 after this date)
  • Open to Scouters, age 18+
  • Course Check-in: 7:30 AM on Saturday, April 22.

Paper Registration/Flyer

  • IOLS Spring 2017
    April 22, 2017 to April 23

Position Name Telephone
Council Training Chairperson Mary Benjamin Email
Course Director Zach Szymko (413) 594-9196 x7033 Email