HAT: Basic Backpacking Course
Do you enjoy backpacking? Maybe you have never been backpacking, but want to get started? Taking Scouts into the great outdoors is fun, exciting, and is a great developmental tool for youth. Whatever your level of backpacking experience, from none to expert, this course will provide you with important information to get started guiding Scouts on a backpacking trek. Come join your fellow Scouters in the fun!
This course is in three parts:
- Part 1 (Classroom training) is February 28, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. and Saturday February 29 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Part 2 is a day hike on Sunday, March 1 or Saturday, March 7.
- Part 3 is an overnight backpack trip with instructors. Dates are available for selection in March and April. Participants will select their trip at the classroom session.
The cost is $85 per person and participation is limited to 35 students. See the attached flyer for detailed information.
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