Training: IOLS

IOLS: Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills

(Required for Scouts BSA Troop & Venturing Crew Leaders)

IOLS  - Give adult leaders the practical knowledge they need to help Scouts to learn outdoor skills. The skills presented closely follow the Boy Scout Handbook and rank advancement requirements.This is a required training course for all Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters.

Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class or Venturing rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specifics Training, this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Scouts BSA Troops and Venturing Crews in order to be considered "trained".


Do I need IOLS Training?  

IOLS is REQUIRED TRAINING for all Scoutmasters & Venturing Crew Leaders.