IOLS and BALOO Training
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is a one-and-a-half day training course that gives adult leaders the practical knowledge they need to help Scouts to learn outdoor skills. The skills presented closely follow the Scouts BSA Handbook and rank advancement requirements. All the skills from Tenderfoot to First Class are covered in this training.
BALOO Training is made up of two parts: an online course available on My.Scouting.org, and an in-person, hands-on course. You must complete both parts to qualify as a trained outdoor Cub Scout leader. The hands-on course involves camping overnight (after all, that’s what the course is about – camping). You’re going to learn a lot, from cooking to first aid to campfires to hiking to aquatics and much, much more.
PARTICIPANT LETTER and "WHAT TO BRING"