Outdoor Skills Instructor

7 day course; begins with lunch Day 1 - ends Day 7 after breakfast
Program Group


This course is designed for those who will direct the outdoor skills including first year camper areas. It will involve an overnight experience as well as skill instruction in knots and lashing, fishing, cooking, camping, and other topics. Participants will plan a program that is fun and exciting for the first year camper. It will teach hands-on skills in an outdoor classroom that will meet many of the requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class rank. Sessions on how to lead your staff, what a model area looks like, effective teaching skills and more. Participants should bring personal overnight camping gear. This course will qualify individuals to serve as First Year Camper and Outdoor Skills Director.

Upcoming Courses

April 2018
Apr 27 - 29 Camp Resolute Bolton, MA
May 2018
May 4 - 6 Camp Resolute Bolton, MA
May 12 - 18 H. Roe Bartle SR Osceola, MO
May 19 - 25 Sid Richardson SR Runaway Bay, TX
May 19 - 25 Gerald I Lawhorn Scouting Base Molena, GA
May 26 - Jun 1 Tesomas Scout Camp Rhinelander, WI
May 26 - Jun 1 Peaceful Valley SR Elbert, CO
June 2018
Jun 2 - 8 Lost Valley Scout Reservation Warner Springs, CA
Jun 2 - 8 Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation Schuylkill Haven, PA
Jun 9 - 15 Camp Meriwether Cloverdale, OR
Jun 9 - 15 Camp June Norcross Webster Ashford, CT
Jun 16 - 22 Massawepie Scout Camp Tupper Lake, NY