Troop Camper Training 1 Prep

Wed Mar 28, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT
Troop House
This course is a combination of videos, a preparation session and one overnight at camp. It is designed for adults who work with any program level, and will prepare a leader and troop volunteers to take girls to any GSEOK camp facility or other approved site. Outdoor skills taught in this course include successful planning of camping trips, care and use of tools and facilities, basic fire building and outdoor cooking, outdoor program activities, basic outdoor skills and girl planning.

Participants must watch the videos and complete a test prior to attending the preparation session.

Participation in the overnight session on 04/14/2018-04/15/2018 and watching the videos are required to successfully complete this course.

Prerequisites:  Troop leaders must take Beyond the Meeting training prior to this training. Be a registered approved volunteer with a willingness to get dirty!

Fee: $5.00 plus the cost of food for the overnight and materials.

The actual cost for this training is $5.00, but we would like to offer it to you for free. To take advantage of the free training, use promo code FREE when registering. Otherwise, thank you for helping us to offset this cost!

What to Bring: A standard three-ring binder (1 - 1 ½ inches), note taking materials, snacks, drinks and Training Record Card. A packing list of camping supplies will be distributed prior to the overnight.

You will receive an email with instructions for how to access the videos which must be watched prior to the preparation session and the paperwork which must also be complete before the class.  You will also receive a list of additional supplies to bring to the prep session.  You may begin watching the videos and completing the paperwork as soon as you receive the email.

These sessions will attend an overnight at Camp Swannie. Note: Volunteers with extensive previous camping experience may submit Form #495F Application for Troop Camper Equivalency, requesting a waiver for Camper Training. Only one request may be submitted per person.

There are no refunds after the registration deadline. For questions, please contact us at