Intermediate Training

As you get more involved in Scouting and begin going on outings with your Scouts you'll need to complete some additional trainings. These trainings ensure that you are prepared to safely conduct campouts and other outings. At least one adult on each outing must have completed the trainings in this phase. Click here to learn more about Intermediate Training.

Weather Hazards Training

At least one leader on a campout will need to have a current Weather Hazards training certification, which is available through


In order to learn the fundamentals of camping and outdoor program delivery Adult Leaders complete:

  • Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) or
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (ITOLS).

Cub Scout leaders and WEBELOS leaders should complete BALOO, which is a two-part, online and in-person course.

Boy Scout and Venturing leaders should complete ITOLS, which is an in-person course.