2017 Scoutmaster Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

2017 Scoutmaster Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
Registration Begins
1/17/2017 12:00 PM
Last Day To Register
3/17/2017 11:55 PM
1723 Maidens Road
Maidens, VA 23102-2501, US
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Scoutmaster Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills Training

Date:      March 24 - 26, 2017

Time:    4:30 p.m. (03/24/2017) – 1:00p.m. (03/26/2017)

Place:    Heart of Virginia Scout Resveration

Camp S. Douglas Fleet

Area A & B

Fee: $20.00


This 3 day outdoor training class is one of several training activities that direct contact Boy Scout leaders must have in order to be considered "Fully Trained" for recharter purposes.

The proper knowledge of outdoor skills by adult leaders is critical for the unit to be successful in their outdoor activities.  This class will provide the leader with basic outdoor skills needed for that success to happen.  All of the skills taught are based on the skills found in the Boy Scout Handbook.  Some of the skills covered are campsite selection, fire site selection and building, knots and lashings, wood tools, map and compass, outdoor ethics, flag etiquette, plants and animal identification, campfire program, and cooking and sanitation. 

Prior to the training session, participants will be divided into patrols.  Each patrol will be required to supply their own food for the weekend and all gear necessary, both personal gear and patrol gear, for a weekend campout.  Each patrol will be expected to select a patrol name, design a patrol flag, create a patrol yell, and prepare a song and a skit for the Saturday night campfire.  Further details will be given after registration and before the weekend session.

Class size is limited to 32 participants.  There is a minimum of 5 participants to conduct the class.  Please register online early to insure your spot in the class.

Please bring paper and pen/pencil, Boy Scout Handbook, Troop Leaders Guidebook Vol  # 1, the BSA Field Uniform as described by the Uniform Inspection Sheet.

Adult Leader Uniform Inspection Sheet:


The registration fee includes the cost of training materials and camp facilities only.  Each patrol will be responsible for their own personal gear, patrol cooking gear, and food for all meals. 

All registrations must be timely made on Doubleknot by 03/17/2017 .  No one will be added after the cutoff date.

Contact Jay Golding at bigcatdriver@gmail.com with any questions.


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$20.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
In the case of death of an immediate family member, sickness or injury, or a military transfer we will refund all monies paid for Scouts and/or leaders of fees paid. The district must be informed 2 weeks before the event of such cancellations. You must notify us by sending an email to battlefieldscouting602@gmail.com. The Battlefield District strives to provide the very best programs possible. We enter into obligations with our staff and vendors several months before the event. Cancellations during the week of the event undermine our ability to provide our quality program. Reasons such as vacation schedules, school events, and last minute changes of mind are not acceptable reasons for refunds. Scouts who leave during the event will not receive a refund. Request for refunds received after the event is over will not be honored. Yours in Scouting, Battlefield District Leadership

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