Required for Girl Scouts to cook outdoors, and stay overnight at Girl Scout properties, county and state parks, and individual backyards and cabins. This training is very beneficial for attending Encampments, Troop Camps, and other troop overnights.
When: Saturday, May 19, 4:00pm to Sunday, May 20, 12:30pm
Where: Camp Sacajawea, 5121 McAndrews Road, Apple Valley
Cost: $15.00 covers cost of camp sites, food, and training materials for the weekend. Checks made payable to Eagan Service Unit.
Facilitators: River Valleys Outdoor Champions - Volunteers specifically trained to promote, teach, mentor, and support Girl Scout volunteers in providing nature-based activities and outdoor skills to girls - a big part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
Girls Cook Out Training – For volunteers whose troops are planning on preparing food using outdoor cooking methods and equipment. You’ll learn:
Essential outdoor cooking skills including fire building, charcoal, and camp stove cooking
Outdoor dishwashing and sanitation methods
Basic knots and jackknife safety
Leave No Trace principles
Girls Sleep Out Training – For volunteers whose troops are planning an outdoor overnight activity lasting two to three nights, utilizing camps and/or using tents. You’ll learn:
Skills related to program ideas, planning, safety, and addressing environmental concerns related to outdoor camping
How to guide girls in planning an overnight adventure
What gear is needed
How to care for and use tents
Prerequisites: Prior to the weekend, complete Girls Cook In and Girls Sleep In training self-studies at https://volunteers.girlscoutsrv.org/training/year-round-training.
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