Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills - Fall 2023

For all Scouts BSA Adult leaders

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training (S11) is being offered to all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, Committee Members, Arrow of Light Den Leaders, Commissioners and all registered Scouters. This training will help you provide the best possible quality program for your youth! You must be 18 years or older and registered with BSA to participate.

This is a 3 day course.  

  • Day 1 is in the classroom. 
  • Day 2 & 3 are held outdoors with 1 night of camping
    (you will need to provide your own tent and sleeping bag). 
  • Attendance for all 3 days is required to complete course. 
  • Field Uniform shirts will be required for certain parts of the course.
Scoutmaster Leader Specific training (SLS) – Fall 2023
This preliminary course is being offered separately on the morning of 9/9. To complete your training you need to attend both SLS and IOLS. 

When and Where?

Introduction to the Outdoor Leader Skills –  (Day 1 of 3)

DATE:    September 9, 2023 (Saturday)
TIME:     2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:  United Methodist Church
                     1600 Bancroft Ave
                     San Leandro, CA 94588

Introduction to the Outdoor Leader Skills – Day 2 & 3

DATE:    September 23-24, 2023
TIME:    7:00 am Saturday to 12:30 pm Sunday
LOCATION: Rancho Los Mochos, 18450 Mines Rd. Livermore, CA 94550
                   Deadwood campground.


  • COST:    $45.00 (Covers all 3 days)

    All 3 days must be completed to receive credit for the course.

For more information

Contact the Training Team

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