Cub Scout Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation

BASIC ADULT LEADER OUTDOOR

ORIENTATION (BALOO)

 

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is for Cub Scout Leaders and parents who have minimal camping experience but want to plan and carry out an entry level outdoor experience for their pack.  The goal of the training is to provide participants with the knowledge on how to conduct a fun, safe, and successful pack camping trip. Remember each Pack must have at least ONE LEADER who is BALOO trained at any Pack overnighter in order to conduct a camp out as a part of their outdoor program.

Cost: Registration is $25 per person.  No onsite registration will be allowed.  This fee includes snacks, lunch, and training handouts

What to Bring:
Current BSA medical form – Part A and B (Click on link for a copy)

• Full BSA Class A Uniform and Class B/Activity Uniform 
• Outdoor Essentials – Pocket Knife, First Aid Kit, Rain Gear, Water Bottle 
• Eating Kit – Spoon, Fork, Knife, Plate, Bowl, and Cup 
• Personal Extras – Folding Chair/Stool, Watch, Pen or Pencil, Paper or Notebook 
   

How to Register: Call the Council Office to register 706-327-2634.

Directions to Camp Pine Mountain

565 Boy Scout Road West Point, GA: 

From Columbus:

Travel Interstate 185 north, to the Hamilton exit (Exit 25, GA-116) Exit the Interstate. At the stop sign turn left and travel west on GA HWY 116. Continue 13 miles, Ga-116 becomes Ga-103. You will pass Johnson Controls corporation on your right. Make a left onto old West Point Road. As you start down the hill, turn into the first driveway on your left.   

 

From La Grange:

Travel Interstate 85, south, to Exit 2 the West Point exit. Exit the Interstate. At the stop sign turn left and travel east on GA HWY 18 approximately one half mile. Turn right on to GA HWY 103 (first road to the right). Go approximately two miles and turn right onto old West Point Road (this is the second paved road to your right after turning on to GA HWY 103). As you start down the hill, turn into the first driveway on your left. 

 

From Auburn/Opelika:

 Travel Interstate 85, north, to the West Point exit. Exit the Interstate at exit 2. At the stop sign turn right and travel east on GA HWY 18 approximately one half mile. Turn right onto GA HWY 103 (first road to the right). Go approximately two miles and turn right onto old West Point Road (this is the second paved road to your right after turning on to GA HWY 103). As you start down the hill, turn into the first driveway on your left. 

Or enter N 32°51.701' W085°08.332 into you GPS system. On a Garmin, click "Where To?" then "Coordinates" enter above coordinates and click "Go!"

Questions? Contact Debbi Lytle, Council Training Chair at djlytle@att.net