Provides leaders with practical skills needed to lead Scouts outdoors and teach the basic skills required through the First Class rank. Completing this training, Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training, and Youth Protection Training qualifies Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters as “trained” for their position.
*** The Fall 2017 IOLS course scheduled for Oct 9th, & Oct 13-14, has been cancelled. ***
Details and registration for the Spring 2018 IOLS course will be published about two months before course start date of April 9th, 2018
To be considered “Trained” as a Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster, you must complete the following:
- Youth Protection Training. Available online or as a live course at some training events.
- Scoutmaster Position Specific Training. Available online or as a single day event or as two evening sessions.
- Introduction Outdoor Leader Skills Training. Course is available as a full weekend event (Friday-Sunday), or as a mid-week classroom session (usually Monday or Wednesday) followed by a short weekend event (Friday-Saturday).
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