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 III-B 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 III-B", are held at the Fiesta Island Youth Aquatic Center on Mission Bay (see map).

Water Trek Session III-B weeknight session covers:

  • Safe Swim Defense
  • Safety Afloat
  • Canoeing Safety
  • Planning a Water Trek
  • Rules and Procedures for use on the river.
Water Trek Session III-B 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 III-B.

Particulars

Fee: $6.00
Prerequisites: HALTT Sessions I, II
A CPR card and any level of Red Cross (or equivalent) First Aid card
Contact: Gail DeWeese, Water Trek Chairman
(760)729-3412
Location: Youth Aquatic Center on Mission Bay (see map)

Schedule

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

SESSION I
Weeknight
SESSION II
Saturday
SESSION III-B
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)
San Diego Youth Aquatic Center
Fiesta Island (map)
2014
DATES:
18 Feb 2014
Tuesday
22 Feb 2014 5 Mar 2014 (Wednesday)
8-9 Mar 2014
15-16 Mar 2014
7 May 2014
Wednesday
10 May 2014 4 Jun 2014 (Wednesday)
7-8 Jun 2014
14-15 Jun 2014
17 Sep 2014
Wednesday
20 Sep 2014 5 Nov 2014 (Wednesday)
8-9 Nov 2014
15-16 Nov 2014
2015
DATES:
17 Feb 2015
Tuesday
21 Feb 2015 4 Mar 2015 (Wednesday)
7-8 Mar 2015
14-15 Mar 2015
6 May 2015
Wednesday
9 May 2015 3 Jun 2015 (Wednesday)
6-7 Jun 2015
13-14 Jun 2015
16 Sep 2015
Wednesday
19 Sep 2015 4 Nov 2015 (Wednesday)
7-8 Nov 2015
14-15 Nov 2015


 Last updated: 18 February 2014
 E-mail comments, questions to HighAdventure@sdicbsa.org
 Return to SDIC High Adventure homepage
 Return to SDIC Council homepage