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.

September 9 - 10, 2016

Set-up time is on Friday at 5:00. Course begins with registration at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and will conclude at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Saturday.  Overnight stay is required.

Required for class admittance: Pre-registration, Health Form (parts A and B), tent, sleeping gear, and personal overnight supplies. Course to provide patrol cooking equipment and food.  Sleeping overnight in a self-pitched tent is a requirement.

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