IOLS-INTRO TO OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SKILLS SPRING 2024 Registration
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IOLS-INTRO TO OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SKILLS SPRING 2024
Date/Time
Registration Begins
6/1/2023
Last Day To Register
4/22/2024
Location
223 Scituate Ave
Cranston, RI 02920, US
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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills 

 

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 - Adventure Base Camp -223 Scituate Avenue, Cranston, RI 02921

  • parking available in the main 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 26, 2024 - Sunday April 28, 2024

  • Event begins Friday 4/26/24 at 7:00 PM ends Sunday 4/28/2024 at 12:00 PM 
  • Check in time is from 6:30 PM-7:00 PM. Check in is located at the Leidman Lodge
  • There is a pre-meeting to this course at Champlin - TBD
  • 223 Scituate Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

HOW - Register online today! All registrants must attend the Pre-meeting being held on (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM), no registration is 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
$50.00 per Adventure Card Holder
$60.00 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
 

 

CAMP YAWGOOG 

 

61 Camp Yawgoog Rd
Rockville, RI 02873

 

campyawgoog@scouting.org