What is high adventure BSA?
A high-adventure experience includes several days of trekking in wilderness and other rugged, remote locations. The Boy Scouts of America operates four national high-adventure facilities and numerous local council high adventure bases that provide outdoor adventure opportunities for older Scouts and Venturers.
What is BSA Iols training?
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank.
How many BSA camps are there?
420 Scout camps
Did you know that the Boy Scouts of America operates 420 Scout camps, 60 council high-adventure programs, and three national high-adventure bases? Each site offers opportunities for a variety of summer camp staff jobs.
How many Boy Scout high adventures are there?
The BSA’s four national high-adventure bases are looking for quality staff members. The Florida Sea Base, Northern Tier High Adventure Base, Summit Bechtel Reserve, and Philmont Scout Ranch annually seek applications from qualified men and women.
What makes a trained leader BSA?
A trained leader is knowledgeable and more confident in the role being performed. Trained leaders exhibit a knowledge and confidence that is picked up by people around them. Trained leaders impact the quality of programs, leader tenure, youth tenure, safety, and a whole lot more.
Is Iols required?
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) gives adult leaders the practical knowledge they need to help Scouts to learn outdoor skills. All the skills from Tenderfoot to First Class are covered in this training. This is a required training course for all Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters.