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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (S11)

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (S11)
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1100 N. Canyon Blvd.
Monrovia, CA 91016, US
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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (S11)

May 20-21, 2017
Check in Saturday 8:00 am – Check out Sunday 12:30 pm
Location: Camp Trask
Cost: $25
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, Assistant Scout Masters, Varsity Coaches, and Venturing Advisors to be included on the 2017 Charter for their troop/crew.

Presentation and Hands-on Demonstration

  • Woods Tools; knife, axe, saw
  • Fire; safety, preparation, techniques
  • Navigation; map, compass, GPS
  • Plant and Animal Identification
  • Ropes, Knots, and Lashings
  • Camping; site selection, equipment
  • Packing and Hiking Techniques and equipment
  • Cooking methods and equipment
  • Flag; respect, handling, ceremony, raising
  • Outdoor Ethics; Leave no Trace, Tread Lightly
  • Interfaith Worship Service

This is an overnight weekend outdoor course beginning Saturday morning and ending Sunday afternoon

Lunch and dinner will be provided for Saturday as well as coffee, donuts, snacks, and water.
Breakfast is provided for Sunday morning

Check-in will be between 7:00 and 8:00am on Saturday

Instruction will begin promptly at 8:00am 

The course will take place rain or shine.


Further information will be provided to you by email 7 days 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

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

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$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.