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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Friday, October 13, 2017 All Day - Saturday, October 14, 2017

Working as patrols, IOLS provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank.  Bring:  cash or check (payable to SHAC) for registration, additional items that need to be brought to the course will be discussed during Assistant and Scoutmaster Assistant Leader Basic Training.


Topics covered:

  • Campsite Selection
  • Ropes – Whipping, Tying, and Lashing
  • Wood Tools – Knife, Camp Saw, and Ax
  • Fire Site Preparation and Building
  • Cooking
  • First Aid
  • Plant and Animal Identification
  • Packing and Hiking Techniques
  • Map and Compass
  • Leave No Trace