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HAT: Basic Backpacking

HAT: Basic Backpacking
Registration Begins
4/4/2019 3:00 PM
Last Day To Register
5/9/2019 4:00 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate cannot be after 5/11/2006
4031 Technology Dr
Modesto, CA 95356, US
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Saturday, May 11th, 2019

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Please review and print the "High Adventure Team (H.A.T) Code of Conduct" for clarification and agree to terms in order to complete registration

When: Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 7 am to 6 pm

Where: The Modesto Scout service center, 4031 Technology Dr., Modesto, CA.

Who: Adult leaders, youth (13+ years old &1st class or above). Scouts must be accompanied by a specified adult leader at a ratio of 1 adult for every 3 youth.  

Cost: $25.00 ($30.00 after Sunday, May 5th, 2019).

Numbers: There must be at least 8 participants registered by May 5th. Class limited to 30


Includes: Snacks and lunch.

Bring: Notebook, pen, UNIFORM; eating and drinking utensils. If you want a chance to have your gear reviewed by our staff, bring your pack packed as if you were going on a three day trip. A goal of the course is to show what equipment is needed and available.

Certificate of online training for trek safely/weather hazard/youth protection.


Basic Backpacking

The objective is to develop back-country competency and proficiency among Scout Leaders and older Scouts for treks, both short and long term. The emphasis is on developing an awareness of backpacking and wilderness skills so that wilderness travel can be conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. The training is designed for all registered Scouters (Adult Leaders) and Senior Scouts (13 years and older). This is an intensive 1 day indoor, classroom workshop covering a wide range of topics useful for trekking. The objective of this portion is for the student to become aware of the broad range of challenges and responsibilities facing trekking in BSA and to feel comfortable.


Leave no Trace

This session is woven throughout the entire course. You will be taught the LEAVE NO TRACE program and you take this information back to your units and teach your scouts what you have learned.


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$25.00 per Participant
Late fee
After 5/5/2019 a fee of $5.00 will apply.
Cancellation Policy
All fees are non-refundable but may be either transferred to another registrant or transferred to a future training event (to be used within the 12 months following this event).