high Adventure Logo

Boy Scouts of America » San Diego – Imperial Council

 HIGH ADVENTURE TEAM WEB SITE

U.S. Flag
United
we stand

HOME
TRAINING
HALTT
Water Trek
Specialist
Unit Backpack
Trail Building
Climbing Instructor
Look-up my status
CLIMBING
GO DO IT!
AWARDS
TREK AIDS
SPEAKERS
PLACES
The TEAM
WISDOM
FUN STUFF
LINKS

Scout logo
 
 
 
 

Water Trek Training

Description

This 15-hour course prepares unit leaders to operate on flat and moving water. Leaders completing Sessions I, II, and IV receive a patch and numbered card.

A trained adult with a current registration card must accompany units on all water outings for the unit to earn High Adventure Awards.

All Water Trek specific classes, known collectively as "Session IV", are held at the Fiesta Island Youth Aquatic Center on Mission Bay (see map).

Water Trek Session IV weeknight session covers:

  • Introduction to Canoeing
  • Canoeing Safety
  • Planning a Water Trek
  • Rules and Procedures for use on the river.
Water Trek Session IV weekend sessions cover:
  • Equipment-PFDs
  • parts of the paddle and canoe
  • Canoe Handling:
    - basic canoeing strokes
    - solo and tandem practice
  • Canoe rescue

RE-TRAINING: Leaders must renew their Water Trek card every four years by repeating the first two meetings of Session IV.

Particulars

Fee: $15.00 (Effective March, 2017)
Prerequisites:
  • HALTT Sessions I, II
  • A CPR card
  • Any level of Red Cross (or equivalent) First Aid card
  • Current Safe Swim Defense training (take online at MyScouting)
  • Current Safety Afloat training (take online at MyScouting)
  • Contact: Scott Bernet, Water Trek Chairman
    (619)237-9433
    scott(at)shbarch(dot)com
    Locations:
  • San Diego Youth Aquatic Center on Mission Bay (see map), EXCEPT:
  • June Wednesday night sessions are at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 4324 Clairemont Mesa Blvd (map)
  • Schedule

    NOTE: Sessions I and II are attended by both Water Trek and HALTT students; classes are held at Northminster Presbyterian Church. Session IV is specific to Water Trek Training, with classes held at the Mission Bay location.

    SESSION I
    Weeknight
    SESSION II
    Saturday
    SESSION IV
    Weeknight, Saturday-Sunday
    TIME: 6:30pm to 9:30pm 8:00am to 5:00pm 6:30pm to 9:30pm Weeknight
    7:00am to 1:00pm Saturday and Sunday
    LOCATION: Northminster Presbyterian Church
    4324 Clairemont Mesa Blvd (map)
    SD Youth Aquatic Center on
    Fiesta Island (map), except as noted.
    2018
    DATES:
    20 Feb 2018
    Tuesday
    24 Feb 2018 7 Mar 2018 (Wednesday)
    10-11 Mar 2018
    17-18 Mar 2018
    9 May 2018
    Wednesday
    12 May 2018 6 Jun 2018 (Wednesday) *
    9-10 Jun 2018
    16-17 Jun 2018
    19 Sep 2018
    Wednesday
    22 Sep 2018 7 Nov 2018 (Wednesday)
    10-11 Nov 2018
    17-18 Nov 2018
    2019
    DATES:
    19 Feb 2019
    Tuesday
    23 Feb 2019 6 Mar 2019 (Wednesday)
    9-10 Mar 2019
    16-17 Mar 2019
    8 May 2019
    Wednesday
    11 May 2019 5 Jun 2019 (Wednesday) *
    8-9 Jun 2019
    15-16 Jun 2019
    18 Sep 2019
    Wednesday
    21 Sep 2019 13 Nov 2019 (Wednesday)
    16-17 Nov 2019
    23-24 Nov 2019
    * June Wednesday night sessions meet at Northminster Presbyterian Church


     Last updated: 2 February 2018
     E-mail comments, questions to HighAdventure@sdicbsa.org
     Return to SDIC High Adventure homepage
     Return to SDIC Council homepage