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Aug 23-24, 2013

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills

To be considered “TRAINED”, you need to complete “This is Scouting” via the internet at and Boy Scout Leader Specific Training (conducted by Districts) as well as the “Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills” course.

This training course is designed to meet the needs of Scoutmasters; Assistant Scoutmasters, interested Troop Committee Members, new adults from Webelos dens and Commissioners by helping you master basic camp skills required for Tenderfoot to First Class.  The training session will give you the practical skills you need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors.  The course will be held at the Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation, located in Summit Station on August 23-24, 2013.  Please plan on arriving at the Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation on Friday, August 23rd by 6:00 PM. The training will conclude by 6:00 PM on Saturday.

Instructors will help you learn:  how to set-up camp, cook, working with wood tools (knife, camp saw, and ax), about ropes, first aid, planning campfire programs, map reading and compass skills, hiking and packing techniques, nature identification and “Leave No Trace”.  The outcome of the course is to help you offer the scouts in your Troop the best possible program.

Please complete the registration form below, then clip and return it to the Hawk Mountain Council office by August 16, 2013 along with your participation fee of $20.00.  We will send you a confirmation letter, gear list, and any other pertinent information you might need.

For more information or questions, please call the Council Service Center at 610-926-3406.

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