BALOO Training

BALOO Training

BALOO Training “Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation”

Saturday, May 6 – Sunday, May 7, 2023
Norseland Scout Camp
$40 per person

This training is the best training for any adult in Cub Scouting; it’s really that simple.

“Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation” or BALOO, will help you gain the skills needed to confidently venture into the great outdoors with your Cub Scouts.  Camping is the “outing” in Scouting and learning the skills needed to hold awesome campouts is a must.

Check in begins at 9am on Saturday, May 6th, at Norseland Scout Camp.  Over the next 24 hours you will learn about

  • Aquatics and Cub Scouts
  • Basic Knots
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campout Planning
  • Campsite Selection
  • Cooking & Sanitation
  • Duty to God
  • First Aid
  • Gear Selection
  • GPS with Cub Scouts
  • Health and Safety
  • Knife Safety
  • Large Group Games
  • Nature and Hiking
  • Outdoor Ceremonies
  • Outdoor Ethics
  • Stoves, Lanterns and Fires
  • And How To Have Fun!

All participants will take part in a camp overnight Saturday as part of this training. 

Everyone on Norseland property must complete a Health Form A/B.

This training works in conjunction with the online module.  Participants of BALOO must complete the pre-requisite training found in the catalog on your page under the BSA Learn Center.

Registration is open until Monday, April 24, 2023.

Questions, please contact David Kosmatka at or 618-922-3687.

Health Form AB fillable updated 4-5-22
Baloo flyer 2023 updated

Click here to register for BALOO