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March 28 @ 7:00 am - March 29 @ 11:00 am

Due to the County’s Shelter-In Order to help slow the COVID-19 pandemic, this course has been cancelled.

BALOO is a 2 day training course that teaches leaders skills needed to carry out a Pack successful family/Den campout. BALOO training is required for at least one adult leader of a Pack to do overnight camping as a part of the Pack’s activities.

At least one adult who has completed this course must be in attendance at any Pack or Den overnight activity. This course has two parts. The first is available online and the second part is the outdoor experience (this class).

The online component must be completed before attending the outdoor part of Baloo training.

The online portion is available through the BSA Learn Center (my.scouting.org). Log onto my.scouting.org and select the BSA Learn Center image on the right side of the home page. On the training page the Baloo training can be found under the “Expanded Learning” heading. Then select “Baloo” to start the online training.

Alternatively, on my.scouting.org select the BSA logo on the left top of the home page and select “My Dashboard”. Then select “Training Center” at the upper middle of page. Select “Expanded Learning” at the bottom of the list to get to the Baloo training.

The outdoor portion of the training will be held on:

Saturday March 28th and Sunday March 29th 2020 at Camp Chesebrough. Registration is at 7:30 AM on Saturday. Instruction will finish by 11:00 AM on Sunday.

This training includes an overnight camping experience. Come prepared to camp and to be outside. (Cold weather and rain are common this time of year.) All of this training will be held outdoors. The training will include instruction on camp setup, cooking, sanitation, camping equipment selection, knife safety, fire safety, and using wood tools safely.

The food for the students to cook on Saturday (lunch and dinner) and the means to cook it will be provided. Breakfast on Sunday will also be provided.

Questions: Contact Bob Varrelmann at (408) 483-4031 or via email at eaglearchitect@aol.com

Registration $45 by 4/25/2020   


Registration cost includes meals and handout materials.

March 28- 29 2020 @ Chesebrough – Register Online 


March 28 @ 7:00 am
March 29 @ 11:00 am
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