OWLS Training Weekend (Outdoor Weekend Learning Spectacular!)
Read the 2019 OWLs Handbook here! Camping out with your leader friends! Learning to use two types of bows and arrows! Cooking in a box oven! Do you want to learn these skills so you can share the joys of the being in the outdoors with your girls? The upcoming O.W.L.S. (Outdoor Weekend Learning Spectacular) training event provides all of these learning opportunities and more! This outdoor training conference will be held at Camp Rocky Ledges near Milton, WV, over the weekend of May 17-19th. There's a diverse lineup of workshops to choose from. Come for a weekend getaway to bone up on outdoor skills, make new friends and rejuvenate! Register today!
Activity Specialist Certification Courses
* Camping Out
* First Aid/CPR
* Outdoor Cooking
Knots and Lashing
Nature Education Programming
Look on the council website under the "Volunteers" tab and then click on the "Volunteer Resources" link. Click next on "Outdoor Certification" for a complete OWLS Training Weekend booklet with the schedule and course descriptions.
Note 1: Participants will be sleeping in platform tents, half-cabins, or have the option of bringing their own personal tents. There are a small number of council owned tents for loan, as well. Participants taking the Camping Out training participants will be sleeping in tents.
Note 2: The prerequisite for Camping Out Training is the Camping In Self-Study: http://www.bdgsc.org/en/for-volunteers/volunteer-resources/OutdoorCertification.html
Note 3: The prerequisite for Intro to Backpacking is Camping Out training.
Registration Deadline: April 20, 2019