“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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Is this a new BSA requirement? Scout IslandLake Yosemite in Merced.

BALOO Approved Camping Sites

That having been said, I have a question. Scattered throughout the day are plenty of the four S’s: Posted January 31, The six-hour BALOO session will give your pack’s outdoor activity leader the tools to conduct a safe and successful overnight.

Eagle Pete This message has been edited by eagle-pete. I’ve had this conversation with our DE a few times over the years. If nonmembers siblings participate, the event must be structured accordingly to accommodate them. My original recommendation still stands as far as planning for camps. Interpretation of a rule is done by the interpreter, risk assumed by same. Start bugging your district and council training teams. 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 seems to be a fairly clearly defined policy.

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If this is a BSA requirement, the District has an obligation to provide it. Posted February 1, If the campout is already underway and you cannot cancel the campout from a practical standpoint you cant force people to leaveyou can declare the campout as NO LONGER an officially sanctioned BSA outing. In our pack of 60 boys we currently have 6 trained adults. It’s what you might call “soft camping,” where families can simply drive up to a campsite and pitch a tent within a few feet of their vehicle’s rear bumper.

I was once baaloo with this comment: It just might be closer than you think!

BALOO Camping Sites

In the afternoon, Cub Scouters rotate among four round-robin sessions—fire safety, stoves, and lanterns; first aid and sanitation; nature hikes and games; and cooking. Cub Scouts Search In. If that doesn’t work, start bugging your DE. Hatfield State Recreation Area – download info trifold. It’s not just the training, it’s the proper use of the training going forward!

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BALOO trains participants to 334162 understand the importance of program intent, Youth Protection guidelines, health and safety, site selection, age-appropriate activities, and sufficient adult participation.

In all cases, each youth participant is responsible to a specific adult. Overnighters are another matter. Ask a boy why he wants to be a Cub Scout, and nine times out of 10 he’ll answer “to go camping.


I am not sure what you mean by your post.

On this latter I think the interpretation is flat-out wrong. Teaching stuff at the Council level bqloo hard and it doesn’t require that much extra work. 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.

BTW – a council’s training does not have to be within its boundaries. As far as anyone is concerned, only a severe weather event will cancel this campout. On the other two I’d tend toward saying the BALOO trained person ought to be there too, although the wording does not specifically reference webelos dens or lock ins – I’m not fond of twisting the wording to fit your balooo in the lock in scenario I had someone assert that if you sleep in a cabin then that’s a lock in, not camping The liability issues would then fall on the members of the unit if something occured.