OUTDOOR LEADER SKILLS for WEBELOS LEADERS (OWLS)

Saturday, May 13, 2017 

 

Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders (OWLS) is for Webelos leaders and parents who want to enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges.

OWLS will help you learn about setting up camp, cooking outdoors, using woods tools, tying knots, providing first aid, planning a campfire program, hiking and packing techniques, identifying nature, and following Leave No Trace.  Each outdoor session will bring to life the pages of the Boy Scout & WEBELOS handbook to help you deliver the promise of Scouting to yourself and the youth that you serve.

When:     Saturday, May 13, 2017

Where:    Camp Pine Mountain in West Point, Georgia.

Time:      Check-in is 8:00am EST.  The training course will end at 9:00 p.m. EST. 

Cost:       $25 which includes lunch, dinner, snacks, and course handouts.  Must register by May 10, 2017No onsite registration will be allowed.

What to Bring:

  • Current BSA medical form – Part A and B (Click on link for a copy)
  • Boy Scout Handbook /WEBELOS Handbook
  • 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:  Click Here to Register Online Today!! OR Call the Council office at 706-327-2634 to register.  Participants must register by May 10, 2017.  No onsite registration will be allowed. 

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