BALOO Training

General Information

When: October 4 (5 pm) - October 5 (4 pm)

Where: Kelsey Short Youth Camp, Area 3, Smithville Lake
17924 Collins Road
Smithville, MO 64089

Cost: $25 (includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday)


  • Richard Parmeter
    Course Director
    , 816-741-8758
  • Charlie Brown
    Training Chairman
    , 816-365-7290

What is it? BALOO Training will help leaders of Cub Scouts become more aware of outdoor activities; and help them use Cub Scout outdoor skills. Learn simple but fun Cub Scout hikes, outdoor games, cooking, knife safety, knots and moreā€”plus fun and fellowship with fellow Scouters! This course covers all requirements for BALOO and Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders. These courses have been combined into one BALOO training.


  • Online BALOO - All participants must complete the online BALOO prerequisite on Please bring proof of this training.
  • BSA Health and Medical Record

No dinner will be served on Friday evening. Please eat before you arrive. Plan to be at Kelsey Short between 5:00 and 5:30 PM. The program starts at 6:30 PM and you will need to have your tent set up by that time. Training will conclude by 4:00 pm on Saturday.  

Registration Deadline: October 2 (No walk-ins can be accepted on the weekend)