Cold Weather Camping Skills Training Workshop
Section Scouters, Venturers, Rovers, and Service Volunteers
††† Date: †††††Saturday-Sunday
November 29-30, 2014 with pre-meeting Tuesday November 25, 2014
††††††††† $25.00 per course (2 days) & Pre-Training meeting,
includes course materials.
Accommodations:† You will provide your own tent.†
Target Audience: all Scouters; Please note: we will be sleeping in tents and doing a multi-hour hike regardless of the weather. Reasonable physical fitness is required.
Course Objective: to increase the skills, knowledge and comfort level of Scouters as leaders of Scouting youth groups for outdoor, cold-weather camping, hiking and backpacking activities with a light-weight equipment focus.
Wil Corneal (1st Port Perry) Troop Leader, Venturer Leader, 30+ years experience in outdoors programs
Lewis Williams (Deputy National Commissioner Program-Outdoors) Venturer Advisor, Canoe ORCA Trainer, Winter expedition specialist
Jeff Clark (9th Whitby Scouts)
Gord Fry, (9th Whitby Venturers)
Orientation and Theory evening: Tuesday November 25, 2014, 7:00-9:30 at 33 Wynfield Cres. Whitby.
Planning, preparing, paperwork, what to bring, clothing, menu planning, etc.
Overnight Experience and Practice: Saturday-Sunday November 29-30, 2014.
Participants to Bring: food in cooking groups, tents, all personal and sleeping gear, group pots and single-burner stoves, kitchen clean up gear, compass, pen and paper, mess kit, water bottle, appropriate clothing and footwear, something to sit on outside/folding camp chair, matches/lighter, snacks, campfire activities and stories
Registration: Register online: †Cold Weather Camping and If you donít pay online send with a cheque payable to "Scouts Canada" for $25.†
firstname.lastname@example.org† | 905-922-5678
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