Cycling Awareness

This awareness course covers skills and techniques for planning and leading a successful cycling outing. Course topics include: Tour Planning, Personal Equipment & Gear, Team Equipment, Food & Nutrition, Navigation, Safety While Riding, Injury First Aid, Life on the Road/Trail, Where To Tour and includes an outdoor practical/outing. This course is open to all registered […]

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Canoeing Awareness and Paddle Craft Safety

Canoeing Awareness is combined with the BSA Paddle Craft Safety Program.  This course covers skills and techniques for planning and leading a successful paddling outing.  Course topics include: Planning & Leadership, Types of Paddling, Equipment, Safety, Orienting the Paddler, Paddling Strokes & Techniques, Maneuvers, River Reading and Running as they relate to Paddle Sports Awareness. This […]

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HAT Core

HAT Core requires Annual Health and Medical Record A/B/C. This awareness course covers skills and techniques for planning and leading backpacking treks. Course topics include: Backpack Trek Planning, Gear, Food for the Backpacker, Wilderness Safety, Wilderness Emergencies, Back-country Living and Where to Trek. This course is open to all registered Scouting adults and mature older […]

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Trainer’s EDGE

The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer.  The focus is on the participant, while raising the level of skill a trainer brings to the staff experience.  Only practice can polish these skills, but this course is intended to “train the trainer” on behaviors […]

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Youth Protection

  Taking Youth Protection Training Online Guide for Taking Youth Protection Training Online   Youth Protection Policies in 2018 There are some significant changes in our Youth Protection (YP) Policies in 2018. ​The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) emphasis Youth Protection as a central part of our culture. We must be vigilant and always seek […]

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Winter Safety

There is magic to camping in winter. It is one of the most challenging of outdoor adventures. The Boy Scouts of America operates the National Cold-Weather Camping Development Center at Northern Tier through the Okpik program. Visit www.ntier.org/BeforeYouArrive_OKPIK.html for comprehensive winter camping preparation information. Special considerations for winter camping are listed in the HAT flyer 2016.10.

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