This class must be taken prior to any troop travel at a camp with fire building necessity).
By the end of this training, participants will be able to help their troop plan and execute an outdoor camping/overnight trip by using progression in planning to guide girls in Girl-led decision-making. Volunteers will be able to teach their troop skills and leadership techniques. These include basic knife safety, and fundamentals of fire building, tents, and outdoor safety. Also fundamentals of environmental awareness, how to prepare for the weather, identify proper clothing and gear for outdoor camping, and how to pack for an outdoor overnight are covered topics. Meal planning, food storage, basic techniques for outdoor cooking will be taught including foil dinners, one-pot meals, campfire cooking, and propane stoves.
Prerequisites: Out & About, Venture Out I
Note: This is an in-person class that is an overnight. The cost is $25.00.
We strive to hold trainings at our own Council's properties. In order to provide trainings in close proximity to our volunteers at times additional rental fees for outside property use will be added.
You will need to bring overnight supplies including bedding. There are beds with mattresses and a bath house with showers.
**Attendees will be cooking lunch during the training. Please bring a sack meal for your dinner. There will be a microwave and refrigerator available on site. A light breakfast will be provided on Sunday morning. If you feel the need to bring additional snacks and beverages please do so.