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IOLS – Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills – Backpacking Edition
May 21 @ 9:00 AM - May 22 @ 12:00 PM$25
Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills is a mandatory training for all registered Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. The course covers the fundamental skills necessary to take a Scouts BSA troop on an outing.
Participants hike to multiple stations across camp to simulate a backpacking trip while learning. Prepare to move while carrying your gear!
The course explores the back corners of Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation and is led by experienced backcountry guides. This course is open for more than just those in need of Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills training. It should be noted that all required IOLS course material will be covered while hiking on the trail. The course is also for those who simply want to experience the challenge and fun of backpacking. Leaders who have completed IOLS but would like to further improve backcountry skills are more than welcome to participate.