2017 Basic Backpack Awareness Course

2017 Basic Backpack Awareness Course
Registration Begins
7/31/2017 7:00 AM
Last Day To Register
9/9/2017 10:00 PM
16525 Sherman Way Unit C-8
Van Nuys, CA 91406, US
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WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE: The novice will gain his or her first backpacking experience under knowledgeable guidance; the experienced backpacker will learn how to organize a hike for Scouts. Who should attend: Any registered adult. No prerequisites, no backpacking experience required.

When: Indoor Session: September 16, 2017. 7:30 AM- 5 PM Outdoor Session: September 30,2017 to October 1, 2017 (For LDS, September 29-30, 2017, if requested) 

Where: Indoor session: WLACC Scout office 16525 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, Ca. 91406 Outdoor session location: To be determined.

Registration cost: Early registration $25.00 (prior to September 9th), Standard registration $30.00 (paid after September 9th)

Required to bring:

Indoor Session: Field uniform, compass, paper, pen or pencil, and parts A & B medical form. A, 1 hour lunch break will be provided. Please provide your own lunch. Bring it or restaurants are located nearby.

Outdoor Session: Field and Utility uniforms. Transportation to and from the outdoor session. Any medications. Hiking clothing appropriate for weather conditions; equipment and items essential for a 2 day backpacking trip, including 10 Essentials, stove, cook kit & utensils, backpacking tent and sleeping gear, plus three backpack meals for Saturday lunch, dinner and Sunday breakfast.

For further information, please contact David Seifert, email: jumpingmouse@yahoo.com


George Curtin at (661) 538-0195 email: hatscouter@gmail.com

visit: www.wlacchat.org or www.highadventureawards.com for more High Adventure information from WLACC and other BSA councils.

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$30.00 per Participant
Early Discount
Before 9/9/2017 a discount of $5.00 will apply.

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