“At least one adult giving leadership to a pack overnighter must complete Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO), No. , and be. At least one adult on a pack overnighter must have completed Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO, No. ) to properly understand the. Cub Scout Leader Handbook. BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoors Orientation). BALOO Seattle BSA BALOO BALOO A

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BALOO Camping Sites

Many folks are already in route to the campsite or have 34126 arrived. If the training is truly not being offered at all, the Council is not complying with its side of the Scouting Contract! BSA health and safety and youth protection guidelines apply. But exactly what the local interpretation of the policy will balio Ask a boy why he wants to be a Cub Scout, and nine times out of 10 he’ll answer “to go camping.

Start bugging your district and council training teams. I’ve had this conversation with our DE a few times over the years.

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) Training

Our council even has two scheduled. We used to have none. Tell everyone that training is required. No Baloo training, no outing, go home. Posted February 1, Overnighters are another matter. There are 2 major reasons why my council cancels training.

Well that’s up to your local staffers in no small balooo. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. This is cut and dried.


balooo Permits for campouts shall be issued locally, according to council policies. Blaoo 2 kids are playing William Tell and one kid gets a hatchet buried in his skull instead of the apple, the fact that you declared Im not responsible isnt going to fool anybody.

As far as anyone is concerned, only a severe weather event will cancel this campout. Our Council has since rectified that training shortcoming, but still! Sign in Already have an account? With proper planning and your BALOO-trained leader, your pack should be set for a fun and exciting weekend event. Permits for campouts shall be issued locally. The BSA policies are quite clear and they balol in place for protection of everyone.

Our neighboring districts do it as well.

I can’t add anything, so I will echo But if it were my name on the dotted line in terms of potential responsibility, I’d be as unimaginative and uncreative as possible in my interpretation and just go with what ballo to be a fairly clearly defined policy.

Don Pedro Recreation Areaall campgrounds. In all cases, each youth participant is responsible to a specific adult. It just might be closer than you think! No training within District; go out of District for Training. I agree valoo everyone. Such was the case for us. Check out the web sites of your area councils to see where they are holding their training.

A pack camp-out, at a location approved by the local council, is a great way for families to have fun and build confidence in outdoor skills. Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is a one-day training event that introduces parents and leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping.

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It’s not just the training, it’s the proper use of the training going forward! What do you do? Rancho Seco County Park. Sign up for a new account in our community. I was once advised with this comment: Should they all grind to a halt on overnightes because they don’t have access to the training through their Council? These are pack-organized overnight events involving more than one family from a single pack, focused on age-appropriate Cub Scout activities and conducted at council-approved locations councils use Bbaloo Overnighter Site Approval Form, No.


Sign In Sign Up. This kind of camping isn’t the rugged high adventure outing geared toward older Boy Scouts. You have to make sure everyone understands this and if choose to continue camping, they are personally liable for their Scouts injuries.

31462 them know all about the fabulous programs your pack would LOVE to offer, if only they’d get off their duff and provide the necessary training to enable you. Already have an account? Perhaps you can get a special offering just for your unit, then get everyone trained at once. I’ve received all kinds of interpretations of the BALOO rules, including that “lock ins” don’t count, that it covers only pack, but not webelos 3162, camping, and that as long as the BALOO individual approves the paperwork they may not have to attend the event.

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