IOLS Training

Sign up for IOLS.

Join us on the hills above the river at Mitigwa Scout Reservation to work on leadership skills to provide the best program you can for the youth in your troop. The session will be available for Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS - the outdoor portion for Scouts BSA leaders). Saturday meals are included in your training cost. Friday night for the first part of the training session, plan to eat before you come. A "Cracker Barrel" snack will be provided late Friday night before lights out.

Pre-Registration for this event is required. No walk-ins can be accommodated.

Class Times* Cost
IOLS Starts Friday 5:00 pm and ends Saturday 6:00 pm $20
*Times listed are only for the training session. See full schedule for check-in, campsite setup, meals, and other details.


Staff will also need to register by clicking HERE. There is no registration cost to be on staff, only cost for food is $5 per meal. You will need to register and pay for any meals you are eating during the training. Plan to eat before you come on Friday; a light "Cracker Barrel" snack will be provided before lights out late Friday night. Meals available to purchase will include Saturday breakfast and lunch.

Position Name Telephone
District Executive, Prairie Winds Zach Tomesch (515) 266-2135 Email
Maytag Scout Center Mid-Iowa Council (515) 266-2135 Email
Program Director Dan Maiers (515) 266-2135 Email