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Outdoor Skills 101

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Fri Mar 24, 6:00 PM - Sat Mar 25, 3:00 PM
Camp Low
Volunteer Training
Savannah Area

The purpose of this course is to teach outdoor skills needed for an outdoor overnight experience. Covers: the eight basic outdoor skills, use campfires to do basic outdoor cooking, how to cook foil meals, one pot meals, and use propane stove, use knives safely, tie knots, how to implement girl/adult planning and progression in outdoor activities, health, safety, and security controls to ensure the well being of girls and adults, and to experience living in the out-of-doors. This class is available as a facilitator led course. This class is required to take Girl Scouts on experiences where there will be outdoor cooking ( i.e., campfire or propane stove), campfires (songs and s’mores) or sleeping in an outdoor setting (bathroom facilities in separate structure, i.e., platform tents, cabins, pitched tents).

** Participants need to know that they will be walking/hiking on camp during the course and that one has to remain on site and participate fully the entire time for successful completion of various skills and competencies.

If you have limited mobility issues do let us know.

Fee: $25 for early, $30 for reg

Max: 20

Program Contact: Rosanne Kelly, or 706-395-5950, ext. 2113

Registration Deadline: 2/27/2016 for early, 3/13/2016 for reg

Pre-requisite: New Leader Orientation, Beyond the Meeting Place