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Backpacking Training Pt 1 & 2

October 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - October 8, 2023 @ 12:30 pm PDT



If you are yearning for an adventurous camping trip in the great outdoors this class is for you!  This class will prepare you to lead girls on a backpacking experience of a lifetime.  Learn the skills you will need to guide girls to plan, pack proper gear, cook, shop, and prepare for their overnight backpacking trip. A non-refundable $50 fee covers the cost of food and course materials.

Pre-requisite: Troop Camping Certification or Camp Out Course

*Please Note: Participants MUST attend BOTH Part 1 & 2 to certify for council backpacking. This course is required for at least one adult who will be involved in the planning process and attending the trip.

Part One: preparation activities, gear, route planning, first aid, and safety.

  • Saturday, October 7th, 2023
  • 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Walnut Creek

Part Two (required): an overnight backpacking trip

  • Saturday October 7th, 2023 through October 8th, 2023
  • 12:00pm Saturday – 12:30pm Sunday
  • Borges Ranch, Walnut Creek
  • $50 per person
  • min 4 / max 10

REGISTER HERE: Backpacking Training Pt 1 & 2


October 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am PDT
October 8, 2023 @ 12:30 pm PDT
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Walnut Creek, Ca
CA United States + Google Map


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