Pacific Skyline Council - POSTPONED - High Adventure Training (HAT)

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POSTPONED - High Adventure Training (HAT)

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**In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, remaining sessions of this training have been postponed. Training staff will work on rescheduling these sessions for later in the year.** timestamp: 3/16/2020

For anyone who intends to take Scouts on outings more than a few miles from the trail-head. Emphasis is on safety, first aid, and program planning. Course consists of 3 classroom sessions and a weekend field experience. Must complete all 4 sessions. 

3 Classroom Sessions
Monday, March 2, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020
7:00–10:00 PM
Palo Alto Scout Office

Field Session
Friday Evening to Sunday Noon
March 20-22, 2020
Cutter Scout Reservation


·  To Teach Outdoor Safety
·  To Foster Wilderness Citizenship
·  To Promote High Adventure
·  To Share New Ideas


·  Vital for Leaders of Wilderness Trips one or more days from the trailhead – e.g. 50 miler, Philmont
·  Valuable for all Scouters participating in outdoor programs.
·  Youth Leaders are welcome


·  A council-developed course designed to teach Scout Leaders to safely lead outdoor adventures.
·  Taught by experienced Scout Leaders and outside experts with specific expertise in their subjects
·  Hands on training, formal presentations, and exciting patrol field exercises to test your skills.


·  Trip Planning – Where to Go
·  Wilderness Medicine
·  Lightning Safety
·  Water Crossing
·  Mountain Weather
·  Maps, Compass, Navigation
·  GPS Use
·  Environmental Hazards
·  Outdoor Leadership
·  Bears! Cougars!
·  Food Planning & Nutrition
·  Stoves and Cooking
·  Water Purification
·  Emergency Management
·  Backpacking Equipment
·  Leave No Trace Camping
·  Reverence in the Outdoors


$95.00 per person

·  Includes course syllabus (online)
·  Includes snacks during 3 class room sessions
·  Includes lunch on March 22
·  Includes training badge


Email Course Director
Manfred Kopisch


When & Where
HAT (Part 1)
Palo Alto Service Center
Monday 03-02-2020 7:00 PM PT to 10:00 PM PT Past
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HAT (Part 2)
Palo Alto Service Center
Monday 03-09-2020 7:00 PM PT to 10:00 PM PT Past
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HAT (Part 3)
Palo Alto Service Center
Monday 03-16-2020 7:00 PM PT to 10:00 PM PT Past
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HAT (Part 4)
Cutter Scout Reservation
Friday 03-20-2020 6:00 PM PT to
Sunday 03-22-2020 1:00 PM PT Past
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