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B.S.A. Climbing Level 1 Spring 2019

B.S.A. Climbing Level 1 Spring 2019
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Age Requirement
Birthdate cannot be after 3/15/2001
29485 Hook Creek Road
Cedar Glen, CA 92321, US
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MARCH 15-17, 2019





PURPOSE: Provide training for people who are interested in teaching Scouts how to climb and rappel at the Unit, District or Council level. This group might include those interested in becoming Climbing Merit Badge Counselors, Camp Staff and Scouters. Scouters who work with troops and teach climbing are required to be "Qualified Instructors" prior to teaching any climbing / rappelling activities.
DATE: Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday 15 – 17 March 2019.
TIME: 8:00 p.m. Friday through 5:30 p.m. Sunday
LOCATION: Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation
COST: $125.00 for (textbook, meals and camping fees included).
REGISTRATION: For help with registration contact Danette at the Smiser Scout Service Center, (626)351-8815 X241 or e-mail: danette.verdugo@scouting.org.
EQUIPMENT: Climbing gear will be provided by the Directors (ropes, anchors, carabineers, etc.) You will be sleeping indoors in a Troop Lodge and will need to provide your own sleeping bag or linens as well as you regular gear for a weekend outing.
OVERVIEW: This course is very intense and will work into the late hours of the night. We will cover B.S.A. current National Policies associated with all climbing/rappelling activities, at the Unit, Council and District levels, as outlined in the pamphlet entitled "Climb on Safely," and the National Camp Accreditation Program. Textbook is B.S.A. publication entitled "Belay On" (provided).  This course will be conducted over a weekend (starting Friday night). Meals will be provided Saturday and Sunday, but please bring take out or have dinner before you arrive Friday night.
  • Current registration with Boy Scouts of America
  • 18 years old
  • Current successful completion of B.S.A.’s “Youth Protection Guidelines” training
  • Current B.S.A. Annual Health and Medical Record
  • Completed the online Climb on Safely Training
MAXIMUM SIZE: 12 students, minimum of 6 students.
QUESTIONS: Contact Steve Dodson Cell: (818) 967-1323 email: sedodson1@roadrunner.com.  All persons interested must be mature, capable of instructing, safety conscious, able to exercise good judgment, be dependable, relate well to youth and adults, and be familiar in the techniques of climbing, rappelling, belaying, and spotting. B.S.A. Level I Climbing Instructor Qualification Certification is good for 1 year upon successful completion of this class.
Help keep climbing/rappelling as part of Scouting’s activities by becoming a qualified BSA Climbing Instructor for
your Unit, District, or Council. A copy of “Belay On” will be given to each participant.  Hike Aid 3, “Full Dimension High Adventure Training”, has a complete discussion of the training programs of the GLAAC-HAT. It may be downloaded from the Council High Adventure website at http://glaachat.org/HikeAids.html. 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 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

Steve Dodson Cell: (818) 967-1323 email: sedodson1@roadrunner.com

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$125.00 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