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BASIC BACKPACKING AWARENESS

Outdoor Adventure is Key to the Scouting Program. The Knowledge, Skills, Techniques and
Resources to safely, confidently and comfortably develop an Outdoor Program for scouting age youth
is introduced in this In-Depth Seminar.

The course content of the Basic Backpacking Awareness seminar is applicable to ALL Outdoor
Activities from Day Hikes and Camporees to Car Camping and Extended Backpacking Trips.
Professional quality, the High Adventure Team programs bring together expertise from the Forestry
Service, Fuel Safety Expert, Outfitters, Meteorologist, Physicians & Experienced Volunteer Scouters.
 
SEMINAR TOPICS

TREKS & OUTINGS
PLANNING & LEADERSHIP

EQUIPMENT
PERSONAL: BOOTS, CLOTHING, BACKPACKS, SLEEPING BAGS
GROUP: TENTS, STOVES, COOK GEAR, FIELD REPAIR
 
WILDERNESS NAVIGATION
MAPS & SYMBOLS, COMPASS, ORIENTERING

FOOD
PLANNING, PURCHASING, PACKAGING, PREPARING, POLISHING OFF
 
BACKCOUNTRY LIVING
ETIQUETTE, LEAVE NO TRACE, CONSERVATION, TRAIL BUILDING, LOST & EVACUATION
 
WHERE TO TREK
PLACES TO GO, WHERE TO GET INFO, PHOTOGRAPHY, PATCHES & AWARDS
 
WEATHER & SAFETY
 
 
email HAT-BBA at hat.backpack at gec-bsa dot org for more information
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This page revised 6/29/2017

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GOLDEN EMPIRE COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

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 - 6:00pm (M,T,TR,F)
9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benater 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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