This awareness course covers skills and techniques for planning and leading cold weather outings. Course topics include: Planning & Leadership, Equipment, Cold Weather First Aid, Wilderness Safety, Backcountry Living and Where to Trek as they relate to Cold Weather Awareness. This course is open to all registered Scouting adults who have completed the HAT Core Course.
REQUIREMENT: Annual Health and Medical Record (Parts A/B/C)
The cost is $85 and limited to the first 30 who sign up.
Your details and payment will be processed by our secure server, and you will receive a printable confirmation. Alternatively, you can still send in a paper registration form to the Council Office.
Email Keith Gale if you have questions.
Introduction To Cold Weather Camping
Vehicle Readiness & Driving Tactics
Trail Travel in the Snow
Cross Country Skis
Winter Camp Living
Sanitation and Etiquette
Navigation in the Winter
Clothing, Layering & Footwear
Winter Camping Stoves & Cooking Gear
Snow Shelters, including Quinzee or Snow Dome, Snow Cave, Snow Trench or Snow Pit and Emergency Snow Shelter
Home Made Equipment, Food, Water, Cooking and Clean-Up
Cold Weather Medicine
Your Body and the Cold – Biophysiology
Frost Nip and Frostbite