Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Training in Spring 2022

April 29, 2022 – May 1, 2022 all-day
Camp Campbell
498 Mill Creek Rd. Clarksville VA 23927
Randy Bernstein
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) Training in Spring 2022 @ Camp Campbell

IOLS Training

Friday – Sunday, April 29 – May 1, 2022, plus mandatory meeting on April 27

7:00 – 8:30 pm Wednesday, 4/27 – Mandatory Zoom Meeting
5:00 pm Friday, 4/29 – Registration/Campsite Selection Opens
6:30 pm Friday, 4/29 – Training Starts
12:00 pm Sunday, 5/1 – Training Ends


Trained leaders provide better programs for the young men and women they serve in their troops and crews. This is a required training course for all Scoutmasters & Assistants. Though not required, this is strongly encouraged for all Crew Advisors & Assistants.


In this course, you will learn the Tenderfoot through 1st Class outdoor skills required to instruct your Scouts and lead safe & fun outdoor programs. Topics include: Campsite Selection, Backpacking & Hiking Techniques, Knots & Lashings, Woods Tools, Fire Building, Map & Compass Use, Plant & Animal Identification, First Aid, and lots more.


Location:  Camp Campbell, 498 Mill Creek Rd. Clarksville VA 23927


Cost: $50.00 for participants, $20.00 for staff — Includes meals (Friday cracker barrel, Saturday breakfast/lunch/dinner/cracker barrel, & Sunday breakfast), course materials and a 2-night camping experience.
Refunds may be made, through close of Registration.


Prerequisite: Scouters must have completed Youth Protection Training as well as the position specific course for their position. Both are available at


Course Director: Randy Bernstein, [email protected], 919-698-5760


Please inform the Course Director of any special needs or dietary restrictions


Registration closes April 15, or when course is full.