This course is the prerequisite for all outdoor classes. This class provides participants with the basic knowledge required to take girls camping.
This course is part of Super Saturday - a day of all kinds of trainings. If you are attending classes earlier in the day, feel free to bring a brown bag lunch to eat during this training.
After this prerequisite course for all outdoor classes, you will be able to identify the 8 Basic Outdoor Skills for example:
Outdoor Manners (Leave No Trace)- Leave natural objects like flowers, rocks, shells, whet they are found.
Dressing for the Outdoors - how to dress in layer; personal gear.
You will also learn about girl progression in the outdoors: Look Out, Meet Out and other progression steps to prepare your girls for the world outdoors. Safety procedures are included in this training, knowing how to use Girl Scouts Safety Activity Checkpoints. You will also learn what forms to fill out and where to go for outdoor experiences.
Prerequisite for this course is New Member Orientation. If you have not had New Member Orientation, contact your Volunteer Specialist.