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Spring Whitewater Kayaking Weekend 1

May 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - May 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Gardner Dam Scout Camp, Gardner Dam Road
White Lake, WI 54491 United States
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Whitewater kayaking on the Wolf River is offered to all Venturing Crew members and Boy Scouts who are 13 years of age and have completed 8th grade. The whitewater experience takes place over the course of two weekends in May and June as well as two weekends this September. Leaders and parents are always welcome to participate! Participants are taught the techniques and safety of kayaking on a whitewater river, plus the opportunity to use the camp’s COPE and climbing tower facilities. In addition, the weekend includes time for movies, campfires and getting to meet new friends. A fully trained and enthusiastic volunteer staff provides all of the leadership, instruction and supervision for each weekend. The Bay-Lakes Council provides all equipment, food, sleeping quarters (Wausau Homes Adventure Lodge) and emergency services. Be ready to get wet. BSA swimmer classification and a completed Medical form are required. Each camper is also responsible for all of his or her personal clothing, bedding and hygiene needs.

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NRA Range Safety Officer Class

May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - May 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Bear Paw Scout Camp, 14000 Bear Paw Camp Lane
Mountain, WI 54149 United States
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Interested individuals will be trained in the proper use of the National Rifle Association methods to run a range safely. The training includes conducting a range safety briefing, evaluating range layout, solving malfunctions and stoppages, and awareness of emergency procedures. Upon successful completion of the class and exam you should be able to safely run a shooting range. This will enable you to help on the ranges at Summer Camp and to assist your Troop with Troop shoots. Both an NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) and an NRA Certified Instructor are necessary to run BSA Shooting Sports programs. Attendance at class does not guarantee you will pass. Candidates must show the proper knowledge, skills and attitude to become NRA Range Safety Officers. The Range Safety Officer class is Friday night and part of Saturday. You may continue the course through Chief Range Safety Officer if you pass the Range Safety Officer class. The Chief Range Safety Officer can train Range Safety Officers and run multiple ranges. This class requires you to complete the Basic Instructor Training (BIT) first. BIT starts on Saturday after the Range Safety Officer class is complete. The Chief Range Safety Officer class follows the BIT. If you have had Basic Instructor Training within the last two years, your Chief Range Safety Officer class will begin Sunday morning. Range Safety Officer only will attend Friday night and half a day Saturday. Registration opens at 5:00 PM Friday.The fee is $40.00. Current Range Safety Officers who want to become Chief Range Safety Officers and do not have BIT will start on Saturday afternoon and finish on Sunday late afternoon. The fee is $50.00. Current Range safety Officers who want to become Chief Range Safety Officer and who have already completed BIT attend all day Sunday. The fee is $35.00.  The full sequence - RSO, then BIT then Chief Range Safety Officer attend Friday night through late Sunday afternoon. Registration opens at 5:00 PM Friday. The fee is $70.00. You must be 21 or older to attend these classes. For clarification or specifics of the class, start times for specific courses please contact Don Ascher at donascher@icloud.comor (920) 857-8044. Please bring the completed parts A and B of the BSA Health and Medical Forms with you to the event. Note: This event is set up as pay-online only. Please have either; debit/credit card, checking/bank account information, or paypal account available to register and complete your order. Registration Key RSO = Range Safety Officer BIT = Basic Instructor Training Chief RSO = Chief Range Safety Officer

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Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

May 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am - May 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Camp Rokilio, 14404 Rokilio Road
Kiel, WI 53042 United States
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What is BALOO? BALOO stands for Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation. It is designed to introduce Cub Scout leaders to the newly expanded opportunities for pack overnight camping. BALOO is required for all Packs planning an overnight campout. Why Should I Attend? At least one adult leader must be BALOO trained in order for a Cub Scout Pack to participate in overnight camping. Tour permits will only be issued to Packs who meet the requirements of having attended BALOO training. Details This is an energetic training that will cover everything you need to know to plan and run a Pack overnighter. It’s more than just camping — it includes ideas for outdoor activities, games and ceremonies; information on selecting and using camping equipment; how to run a campfire program; and hands-on Cub Scout cooking demonstrations! In short, everything you need to know to make your pack overnighter a fun, successful and BSA approved event!

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