This awareness course covers skills and techniques for planning and leading cold weather outings. Course topics include: Planning & Leadership, Equipment, Cold Weather First Aid, Wilderness Safety, Backcountry Living and Where to Trek as they relate to Cold Weather Awareness. This course is open to all registered Scouting adults who have completed the HAT Core Course.Parts A, B & C of the Annual Health and Medical Record is required for each adult.
The cost is $85 and limited to the first 30 who sign up.
Your details and payment will be processed by our secure server, and you will receive a printable confirmation. Alternatively, you can still send in a paper registration form to the Council Office.
Contact Keith Gale at firstname.lastname@example.org or (925) 596-0781 if you have questions.
Introduction To Cold Weather Camping
- Vehicle Readiness & Driving Tactics
- Trail Travel in the Snow
- Cross Country Skis
Winter Camp Living
- Sanitation and Etiquette
Navigation in the Winter
- Clothing, Layering & Footwear
- Sleep Gear
- Winter Camping Stoves & Cooking Gear
- Snow Shelters, including Quinzee or Snow Dome, Snow Cave, Snow Trench or Snow Pit and Emergency Snow Shelter
Home Made Equipment, Food, Water, Cooking and Clean-Up
Cold Weather Medicine
- Your Body and the Cold – Biophysiology
- Snow Blindness
- Frost Nip and Frostbite
(must take both indoor sessions plus outdoor session)
Tues. 2/20/2018 – 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tues. 2/27/2018 – 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sat. 3/03/2018 to Sun. 3/04/2018 – times TBA
Click HERE to register.
Click HERE for the 2018 Okpik flyer.