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IOLS-INTRO TO OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SKILLS SPRING 2023


IOLS-INTRO TO OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SKILLS SPRING 2023
Date/Time
Registration Begins
11/1/2022
Last Day To Register
4/12/2023
Location
223 Scituate Ave
Cranston, RI 02920, US
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IOLS at Camp Champlin 

 

WHO - Current and incoming adult Scouts BSA leaders.


WHAT IOLS is designed to provide a working knowledge of the basic outdoor skills necessary to succeed as a Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster. 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.  

IOLS is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Scouts BSA Handbook. The course is also ideal for leaders because it focuses on skills that build confidence and competence in leaders conducting outdoor camping experiences. 


WHERE - Camp Champlin - 223 Scituate Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

  • parking available in the main lot 
  • check-in at main office located at the top of the parking lot

WHY - Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to earn First - Class rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specific this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Scouts BSA in order to be considered "trained".  This course is intended for every adult leader in every Troop. This is a required basic training for all Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters and may be taken by any current leader or incoming adult.


WHEN -  Friday April 21st - Sunday April 23rd, 2023

  • Event begins Friday 4/21/2023 at 7:00 PM ends Sunday 4/23/2023 at 12:00 PM 
  • Check in time is from 6:30 PM-7:00 PM. Check in is located at the Main office.
  • There is a pre-meeting to this course at Champlin- Leidman Lodge -Leidman Lodge, which is the larger building beyond the small wooded area to the right of the parking lot. Park in the main lot and proceed to Leidman Lodge using the pathway through the woods, over the small bridge and up the hill. Entrance is on the opposite side of the building.
  •  April 12th- 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

HOW - Register online today! All registrants must attend the Pre-meeting being held on April 12th, 2023  (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM), no registration required

Suggested IOLS Training Gear List

  • Tent (if there is a problem with sleeping in a tent, please let us know)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground cloth (old shower curtain works well) 
  • Backpack
  • Flashlight
  • Camping chair
  •  Mess kit (sub, spoon, fork, knife, plate, bowl)
  • Sun protection 
  • Camera
  • Personal Hygiene items
  • Change of clothes 
  • Scout uniform 
  • Scout handbook 
  • Rain gear
  • Water bottle 
  • Notebook, pen or pencil

Full Class A/Field Uniform is the appropriate attire for the weekend. 

Outdoor cooking will be part of this training. Foil dinner ingredients and lunch items need to be brought by participants and will be reviewed at pre-meeting. Complete details will be provided at the pre-meeting. 

Contact E-mail
Cost
$10.00 per Adventure Card Holder
$15.00 per Non Adventure Card Holder

 

NARRAGANSETT COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

223 Scituate Avenue
Cranston, RI 02921

Phone/Fax:401.351.8700
info@narragansettbsa.org

WEST BAY SCOUT SHOP

1276 Bald Hill Road, Unit 160
Warwick, RI 02886

Phone:401.821.7005
 

CAMP YAWGOOG 

 

61 Camp Yawgoog Rd
Rockville, RI 02873

 

campyawgoog@scouting.org