Greater Saint Louis Area Council - 2020 Back Country Leadership Skills Training

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2020 Back Country Leadership Skills Training

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GSLAC Back Country Leadership Skills Training Course

This course is designed for the adult Scouter and experienced youth Scouts who understand the role high Adventure plays in keeping older youth involved in Scouting. This course will give you the skills and confidence to realize your vision of high adventure in your troop or crew. Your council High Adventure Training team will help you deliver the promise. 

The training begins with a Friday night indoor classroom session in which we'll check gear, organize into a crew structure, and review our route. Saturday morning we will load our packs and start our overnight backpacking hike, stopping periodically to learn skills such as planning/training, managing risk, equipment/gear, physical conditioning, trail hygiene, food and nutrition, trek safety, wilderness navigation, water purification/treatment, and expedition behavior.  


Date:  May 1-3, 2020

Location: S-F Scout Reservation/ Firday at Wenzel Lodge

Time:  Friday 7:00 pm through Sunday 12:00 pm

Class size:  12 maximum / 4 minimum

Who: Adult Scouters and Scouts/Ventures age 14 and older.

Bring: Health form A B and C. Gear List attached.

Contacts:  George Ripplinger,   618-698-3606
Jon Jonas,  618-234-0311

When & Where
Back Country Skills
S-F Scout Ranch
Friday 05-01-2020 7:00 PM CT to
Sunday 05-03-2020 12:00 PM CT Past
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