IOLS Scout BSA Leader Training


Mar 11, 2022 6:30 pm to Mar 13, 2022 1:00 pm



Camp Sidney Dew
3624 Everett Springs Road
Armuchee, GA 30105
Location Phone: 706-234-2393


Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) will provide Scout BSA leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right.

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters, assistant Scoutmasters, and other adult leaders. The skills taught are based on the outdoor skills found in The Boy Scout Handbook. The course focuses on skills that build confidence and competence in leaders conducting outdoor camping experiences.

Course Topics

  • Campsite Selection
  • Fire Site Preparation and Building
  • Ropes - Whipping, Tying, and Lashing
  • Plant and Animal Identification
  • Woods Tools
  • Cook Stoves
  • Cooking
  • Outdoor Ethics
  • Packing and Hiking
  • Map and Compass
  • Campfire Planning
  • Leave No Trace

Check in begins on Friday, 3/11/2022, 6:30 pm –7:00 pm

Course will end Sunday, 3/13/2022, 1:00 pm

Cost: $40.00 per person. This includes meals throughout the course.

Registration and payment deadline: March 7, 2022.

Who should attend: Registered Scout BSA leaders who participate with their unit’s outdoor program.

What to bring: Tent, Lanterns, Scout Uniform, Activity Clothing, Personal Camping Gear, Water Bottle, Cook Kit or plate and eating utensils, Warm Clothing, Boy Scout Handbook, Compass, Pencil & Paper, BSA Medical Form, Camp Chair.

“B E   P R E P A R E D” To Have Fun!!

If you have any questions about the session, please contact:

Frank Fetzer, Cell: 706-217-9749, e-mail: or

Robert Sutton,

How To Register: Online at

File Name Description
2021 Med Form A and B 2021 BSA Medical Form Download
IOLS March 2022 Flyer Event Flyer for ILOS March 2022 Download