“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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Posted February 1, BALOO trains participants to properly understand the importance of program intent, Youth Protection guidelines, health and safety, site selection, age-appropriate activities, and sufficient balloo participation. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.

Your Pack committee and leaders have spent a solid month planning the next Pack Campout. It’s what you might call “soft camping,” where families can 34612 drive up to a campsite and pitch a tent within a few feet of their vehicle’s rear bumper. The liability issues would then fall on the members of the unit if something occured. I am not sure what you mean by your post.

BALOO Approved Camping Sites

This is cut and dried. Our neighboring districts do it as well. No Baloo training, no outing, go home. These are pack-organized overnight events involving more than one family from a single pack, focused on age-appropriate Cub Scout activities balo conducted at council-approved locations councils use Pack Overnighter Site Approval Form, No.

Let 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. We used to have none. In all cases, each youth participant is responsible to a specific adult. And then be willing to help them offer that training, or at least to help them round up enough people to take the training, to make it worth while.


This kind of camping isn’t the rugged high adventure outing geared toward older Boy Scouts. Well that’s up to your local staffers in no small part. I was once advised with this comment: If that is not possible, cancel any future camps until you have at least one more BALOO trained adult. The emphasis is on family fun activities that don’t require lots of advanced outdoor skills. There are 2 major reasons why my council cancels 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.

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Check out the web sites of your area councils to see where they are holding their training.

Start bugging your district and council training teams. When 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. Have the adults turn around and bring the boys home. The six-hour BALOO session will give your pack’s outdoor activity leader the tools to conduct a safe and successful overnight. Rancho Seco County Park. I can’t add anything, so I will echo Sign In Sign Up.


If there is no BALOO trained person at the event for the duration balloo the event it can’t occur or it has to end. My original recommendation still stands as far as planning for camps.

As for the lack of training available? Be willing to talk to the storm; blame Scouting, it’s their game. Our council even balok two scheduled. If training is not being offered at the Council level than folks in the unit need to go to Council, get the sylabbus and get approval to train it. Reservations have been made for a record turn-out, the agenda is planned, food is bought, etc.

In either scenario, it is too late. Calaveras Big Trees State Park.

Edmonds/Lynnwood Cub Scout Pack

It just might be closer than you think! You can’t get trained if there is no one to do the training. Already have an account? In most cases, each youth member will be under the supervision of a parent or bsloo. Basic Adult Leader 3462 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.

How do you get started? The BSA policies are quite clear and they are in place for protection of everyone.