iolsIntroduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is the final course required for Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters of Boy Scout troops and Crew Advisors Assistant Crew Advisors of Venturing Crews with an outdoor focus to earn their “Trained” status. This course is an outdoor training experience designed to teach the skills it takes to be a First Class Scout. This training is usually done on a Friday night through Saturday and is put on by the district training teams.

IOLS is a required course for all Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters to be considered trained for their position.

IOLS should be taken after Youth Protection Training and Position Specific Training.

While no longer required, This is Scouting is still a very useful training program and the Dan Beard Council Training Committee STONGLY recommends that all leader review this course. New leaders and parents can review the course to get a better understanding of the ‘whole’ BSA picture.

Upcoming IOLS Training:

April 27 – April 28, 2018
Location: Camp Upper Craig
Check-in April 27th: 6 PM
Program Starts April 27th: 7 PM
Program Ends April 28th: 7:30 PM

Hosted by Blue Jacket District

Register today (April 27 – April 28, 2018)

May 18 – May 19, 2018
Location: Camp Upper Craig
Check-in May 18th: 6 PM
Program Starts May 18th: 7 PM
Program Ends May 19th: 7:30 PM

Hosted by Hopewell District

Register today (May 18 – May 19, 2018) 

The participants will be camping at one of the campsites at Camp Upper Craig.
If you have any questions please contact Brian McWilliams – bmcwilliams.adc@gmail.com