BSA WESTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY COUNCIL
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) &
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
Friday, May 29, @ 6:00 PM – Saturday, May 30 @ 8:00 PM
Jack Bones Equestrian Center
26983 Tapia Canyon, Castaic, CA 91384
Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Troop Committee Members,
Cubmasters, Cub Scout Leaders, and Parents
NEW in 2020!!!
BALOO and IOLS are separating into 2 different tracks to allow us to spend more time on the topics
that are important to each position. Please use the correct link for the course you want.
Click here to register.
WHAT YOU NEED:
A tent, sleeping bag, mattress, clothes for cold night, a warm day or rain (just in case).
Wear your Field Uniform (formerly called a “Class A” uniform) if you have one — but come anyway if you don’t.
BALOO participants – there’s more
BALOO training is now comprised of two components – an online and hands-on component. Both components
must be completed to qualify as a “Trained” Cub Scout outdoor leader, and to receive the BALOO recognition
patch. The online component contains introductory and basic information and must be completed prior to
the practical component. Completing the online portion before the IOLS/Baloo overnighter makes the handson
training more valuable and meaningful.
The online portion of BALOO is available in the BSA Learn Center within https://my.scouting.org/.
NOTE: To receive your “Trained” Patch, you must also complete:
1. Youth Protection Training (online at http://www.scouting.org/Training/Adult.aspx)
2. Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Specific or Cub Leader or Cubmaster Specific training
Eat before or bring your own dinner on Friday night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided on Saturday.
James Hall, Bill Hart District Training Chair, [email protected]
Marty Price, WLACC Training Co-Chair, at [email protected]