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Desert Camping and Travel Training - Sept. 21, 2019 Registration


Desert Camping and Travel Training - Sept. 21, 2019
Date/Time
Registration Begins
5/14/2019
Last Day To Register
9/16/2019
Location
2333 Scout Way
Los Angeles, CA 90026, US
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Desert Camping and Travel Training

  

September 21, 2019

8 am-4 pm

CUSHMAN WATT SERVICE CENTER

2333 Scout Way, Los Angeles, CA 90026

PURPOSE:
Acquaint the adult Scouter with an understanding and appreciation of the uniqueness and special qualities of the desert environment and to emphasize those backpacking skills that are essential to having a safe and enjoyable experience.
 
DATE:
  • Seminar: Saturday 21 September 2019
  • Weekend outing: date to be arranged during seminar
 
TIME:    8:00 a.m. to about 4:00 p.m. (bring sack lunch)
 
LOCATION:
  • Seminar: Cushman-Watt Service Center, Los Angeles
  • Weekend Outing: Joshua Tree National Park.
COST: $25.00
 
REGISTRATION:
You will be sent a confirmation, or a notice of cancellation if there are fewer than 5 sign-ups by that date. For help with registration contact Danette at the Smiser Scout Service Center, (626)351-8815 X241 or e-mail: danette.verdugo@scouting.org.
 
EQUIPMENT:
  • Paper and pencil, and lunch for seminar.
  • Each Scouter is responsible for obtaining the clothing, equipment, and food for the weekend trip.
OVERVIEW:
During the seminar, we will select a date and plan for a weekend backpack trip to Joshua Tree National Park (The Park has a $25.00 per vehicle entry fee). A backpack trip of about 5 miles, round trip, to a dry campsite, provides the opportunity to demonstrate the seminar topics. After setting up camp, we will climb Queen Mountain - a “good” cross country workout.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Completion of the Adult Leader Backpack Training is highly recommended.
  • Annual Health and Medical Record (parts A, B, and C).
 
MAXIMUM SIZE: None
 
QUESTIONS: Tarin Casillas; Course Director (310)515-3647 (H) or (310)780-0074; e-mail
ticasillas@msn.com
 

Questions about any of them are to be directed to

Michael Schlaifer; Vice Chair Training: (213)247-8808 (C); e-mail, michael@schlaifer.com

Questions about this training should be directed to

Tarin Casillas; Course Director (310)515-3647 (H) or (310)780-0074; e-mail
ticasillas@msn.com
 

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Cost
$25.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
CANCELLATION POLICY AS OF APRIL 4, 2017: Up until 30 days prior to camp/event: *cancellation fee of 25% of total reservation cost for each spot dropped *after that, no refunds will be provided *balance in full due