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ROCK CLIMBING AND ROPE USE/RESCUE TRAINING - 2019 Registration


ROCK CLIMBING AND ROPE USE/RESCUE TRAINING - 2019
Date/Time
Registration Begins
3/1/2019
Last Day To Register
4/1/2019
Location
2333 Scout Way
Los Angeles, CA 90026, US
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ROCK CLIMBING AND ROPE USE/RESCUE TRAINING - 2019

  

SEMINAR: MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019 7-10 PM
AT CUSHMAN WATT SERVICE CENTER
 
WEEKEND TRIP: MAY 17-19, 2019
AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

 

 

PURPOSE:

  • Introduce the adult Scouter to the BSA climbing program and to the specialized skills and techniques of basic rock climbing and rope use/rescue.
  • Teach the eight points of the BSA’s Climb On Safely procedure.
  • Discuss the opportunities and requirements for being trained as a BSA qualified climbing instructor.

DATE:

  • Seminar/Monday 8 April 2019 7:00 p.m. to about 10:00 p.m. Cushman Watt Service Center, Los Angeles
  • Weekend trip/May 17-19, 2019 led by the GLAAC-HAT  Joshua Tree National Park

COST: $40.00 for the training. There is also a $25 per vehicle entry fee at the National Park.

REGISTRATION: For help with registration contact Danette at the Smiser Scout Service Center, (626)351-8815 X241 or e-mail: danette.verdugo@scouting.org. You will be sent a confirmation, or notice of cancellation if there are fewer than 5 sign-ups by that date.

EQUIPMENT: You will need to purchase specialized safety equipment that will be described during the
seminar. GLAAC-HAT provides the climbing ropes and other gear.

OVERVIEW: During the seminar

  • Instruction in the use of rope and other gear for climbing (both belay and rappel)
  • Training in knots and hitches used for climbing.

During the weekend outing

  • Ground school to teach and practice the climbing, belaying and rappelling techniques
  • Actually climb and rappel using the techniques and equipment.
  • Execute a simulated rescue of an injured climber.

REQUIREMENTS: You will be responsible for your own Annual Health and Medical Record (parts A, B,
and C).

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

Your High Adventure Team staff includes BSA qualified climbing instructors who have years of experience.  Knowledge of safe and effective climbing practices can open this exhilarating activity to you and your Scouts.  Units with leaders trained in climbing and rappelling can experience the challenges of high-mountain travel, especially using cross-country routes, with confidence because of this training.

A syllabus that covers the materials discussed 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

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

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Cost
$40.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
CANCELLATION POLICY: 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