Adult Outdoor Training
Prepare for adventure the Scouting way with these incredible outdoor training courses for adult leaders.
Cub Scout Leaders
Prepare for camp with Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) training
This is typically a two-day training event that introduces Cubmasters, den leaders, other pack leaders and parents to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping.
Participants who complete this training course will:
- Understand the focus of the Cub Scout level of the BSA outdoor program.
- Gain the skills needed to plan and carry out a successful Cub Scout-Level overnight activity.
- This training is required for any adult(s) who is in charge of planning a pack campout. training is an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for units interested in offering a camping component to their Pack activities.
Scouts BSA Leaders
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)
Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the outdoors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specifics this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Scouts BSA Troops in order to be considered trained.
Other Outdoor Leader Training Events & Opportunities
Shooting Sports Training
Shooting Sports are among the most popular and safest program activities in Scouting. We have invested in top-notch equipment for your Scout’s safety, advancement and fun at our camp properties, backed by renowned training and certification for leaders.
Leave No Trace Instructor Training
Participants learn Leave No Trace principles, skills, and ethics through a combination of presentation, discussion, and hands-on activities. They learn and practice techniques for teaching these concepts. Those completing the course will be Leave No Trace Trainers, recognized by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
Climbing is an activity in Scouting that requires specialized training to facilitate outings for your unit and our Climbing Committee trainers are the best the BSA has to offer. Their trainings follow the strict guidelines set out by BSA National committees and the guide to safe scouting.
Survival Skills (Open to Scouts BSA Youth and Adults)
The skills of wilderness survival can help make everything right again. Thinking through the challenges that face us and coming up with good solutions are vital to taking care of ourselves in the outdoors, especially when we must get out of difficulties.
Certified Angling Instructor Class (Open to Scouting Adults)
This course is designed to give Scouters tools and ideas to get Scouts fishing. Become a Fishing advocate for your unit, district, and council and utilize fishing as a good tool for Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation.
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Impact for Generations.
Prepared for Life.
This is more than a motto. It is a manifesto. It is our promise to the community and to every parent and child who Scouts with us. By Scouting in the Cascade Pacific Council (CPC) of the Boy Scouts of America, every youth can learn to make an impact on the world around them and be more prepared for career and life.