Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Training/IOLS


Sep 23, 2022 to Sep 24, 2022



Camp Daniel Boone
3647 Little East Fork Rd
Canton, NC 28716
Location Phone: (828) 648-0435


Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training (I.O.L.S.)

September 23-24, 2022

Camp Daniel Boone

3647 Little East Fork, Canton, NC 28716

Who: IOLS Training is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters and all registered Scout Leaders are welcome to attend. To be fully trained, participants must also complete the Scouts BSA Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Position Specific Training. This additional training will be offered on Saturday night from 5:30-9pm. If this will not work for you, the training is available online at

The IOLS course begins at 6:30PM on Friday evening and concludes Saturday at 6PM. All training sessions will be held in the Scoutcraft Program Area.

What: Skill Sessions including one overnight camping:

Campsite Selection • Woods Tools - Knife, Camp Saw, Ax • Fire Site Preparation & Fire Building • Outdoor Cooking • Outdoor Ethics • Knots, Ropes & Lashing • First Aid • BSA Worship Service • Packing & Hiking Techniques • Map & Compass • Plant Identification • Animal Identification • Campfire Program

Equipment: Please bring your own overnight camping gear and your Scouts BSA handbook. Meals will be provided as part of the training experience. IOLS minimum equipment list:

  • Personal Tent                                        Rain Gear
  • Sleeping Bag                                         Water Bottle/Canteen
  • Camp Chair                                           Sweatshirt/Jacket
  • Durable Shoes/Boots                            Scout Uniform
  • Flashlight                                              Personal Toiletry Items
  • Personal Cook Kit/Utensils/Cup           Towel
  • Note pad & pen                                    Scouts BSA Handbook
  • Personal First Aid                                 Scout T-Shirts
  • Current Medical Health Form, Parts A and B.

Cost: $25.00

Registration: PRE-REGISTER ONLINE at or in person at the Daniel Boone Council Office. You may also pay by credit card by calling (828) 254-6189 ext 123 (Terry).

PLEASE NOTE: Registration must be turned in no later than September 20, 2022.


Name: Points of Contact are Adam Cheadle, District Training Chair at Cell: 828-254-5604 or email or Melinda Kuehn at

File Name Description
2020 BSA Health Form Download
2022 Sept IOLS Info Download