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Current Seminar Registrations, Descriptions & email Contacts

NOTE: Online Event Registration will be available prior to each course.
If the seminar link is not active or you get an 'Event Not Found' message,

 registration has either closed for that course, or has not yet opened.



HAT Registrations
(links are active when registration is open)
Seminar Descriptions Course Director email contacts
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Cold Weather Camping Awareness (OKPIK) OKPIK Seminar Description hat.okpik at gec-bsa dot org
Basic Backpacking Awareness BBA Seminar Description hat.backpack at gec-bsa dot org
Paddle Sports Awareness (PSA)

PSA Seminar Description

hat.paddlesports at gec-bsa dot org
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) First Aid Seminar Description hat.firstaid at gec-bsa dot org
Cycle Trek Awareness Cycle Seminar Description hat.chair at gec-bsa dot org


Council Training Activities Page

The Council page found HERE provides links to all open/active course registrations.
Please contact the HAT or Event Chairperson for information,
if the seminar you're interested in is not available.


High Adventure Training Seminar Dates

Basic Backpacking Awareness (BBA)
NOTE: A second Workshop & Outdoor Practical will be held if there are sufficient attendees.


 March 26, 2021

 NorCal facility

 April 30 - May 1, 2022



Cycle Trek Awareness (HAT Seminars)

 May 9, 2020

 Council Office, 251 Commerce Circle, Sacramento


Cold Weather Camping Awareness (OKPIK)

 Dec 12, 2021 Register here

 Indoor Session

 Jan 29-30, 2022  (info only)

 Outdoor practical (must attend indoor)


Paddle Sports Awareness (PSA)
NOTE: Participants must complete the BSA Swimmers Test for this seminar.

 May 13, 2020

 Indoor intro & planning (Sacramento Outdoor Classroom Location)

 May 16-17, 2020

 Outdoor practical - NorCal Adventure Area & Yuba River (Parks Bar Bridge)

 May 27. 2020

 Indoor Wrap-up (Sacramento Outdoor Classroom Location)


Wilderness First Aid
NOTE: Completion of a basic first aid course is recommended prior to this seminar.

 Feb 8-9, 2020

 2 day practical, Session I - 2020 Program

 March 14-15, 2020

 2 day practical, Session II - 2020 Program

 April 18-19, 2020

 2 day practical, Session III - 2020 Program

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251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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