Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (OLS)

This is an intensive overnight course for all Boy Scout & Venture Leaders that provides instruction and practice in the outdoor skills that are important in Scouting. OLS is the outdoor training session required to be fully trained as a Troop Assistant or Scoutmaster.  Other training requirements are Youth Protection and Scoutmaster Specifics.

This year we are offering the Scoutmaster Specifics course following the conclusion of the OLS training.  Please indicate on the registration page if you would like to attend the Scoutmaster Specifics course.  There is no fee for this course, and we should be finished at approximately 5:00 p.m.

February 27-28, 2016
April 8-9, 2016

When:    Saturday, February 27 - Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.  Course concludes at approximately 1:00 p.m. Sunday, February 28.
Where:   Camp Loud Thunder
Cost:   $15.00 - includes all materials, lunch and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday

Please make sure to bring a Health Form (parts A and B), a tent, sleeping gear, personal overnight supplies, and eating utensils.  We will provide group cooking equipment.

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Register online:

Click here for registration information for the April training.

If you have questions, please contact Scott Johnson at (563) 388-9146 or