BALOO hosted by Sandhills


BALOO stands for Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation. It is designed to introduce Cub Scout
Leaders to Pack overnight camping. This is an energetic training that will cover everything you need
to know to plan and run a Pack overnighter. It is more than just camping – it includes ideas for
outdoor activities, games, and ceremonies; information on selecting and using camping equipment;
how to run a campfire program; and hands-on Cub Scout cooking demonstrations! In short, you will
learn everything you need to know to make your pack overnighter a fun, successful event!

NOTE: A BALOO-trained leader must be present on any Cub Scout Pack or Den overnight event.

Training: Saturday 8am to Sunday 10am, bring tent, sleeping bag and personal
gear, please indicate any dietary restrictions.

Course fee: $40.00

Questions? Contact Ralph Vogt at [email protected]

Registration Required – No Walk-Ins
Participants must have a copy of YPT and Health Forms Part A and Part B upon arrival

New Online Required Prerequisite: To receive BALOO training certificate, you must attend this outdoor course AND complete the online BALOO Prerequisite Training course (see box above). Please bring your printed certificate of completion to this course.

Overnight Camping Details: Participants should bring personal camping gear, including tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, pillow, boots, rain gear, extra clothing, camp chair, flashlight, personal hygiene, medications, water bottle, cup or thermos and mess kit.

Course Details: Have both your field and activity uniforms. Scout Leader uniform. Be prepared to have FUN. You will be part of a Webelos Den, sing songs, plan skits, learn to cook, camp, tie knots, flag etiquette, plan campfires and outdoor ceremonies, fire and equipment safety, outdoor ethics, duty to god and MORE! Bring pen/pencil, paper/notebook, songs, skits and a smile!

Flier: Sandhills District BALOO 6-7 May 2023


May 06 - 07 2023


8:00 am




Twin Oaks Trails

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