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Specialist Training

HAT Specialist training is currently suspended.
Please check back for news about resuming events.

Description

This course prepares unit leaders in areas beyond the basic HALTT training: desert backpacking, snow camping, equipment making, search and rescue, orienteering skills, and more. Leaders completing all sessions receive a certificate and patch. Three years are allowed for completion of Specialist courses after registration.

Specialist Training meets four weekends from 8:00am to 4:00pm, plus two weekend backpack trips. Meetings are held at:

Boy Scout Headquarters (map)
1207 Upas Street, San Diego
and other locations.

Particulars

Fee: $25.00
Prerequisites: No prerequisites to START the course. But...
The following ARE required before completion:
  • HALTT certification
  • Water Trek certification
  • Level 1 of the Trail Building course
  • Contact: Rich McGuire, Specialist Chairman
    rich(at)scoutmasterguide(dot)com

    Schedule

    Activity/Topic 2020-2021 Course: 2021-2022 Course:
    Leadership and Desert Skills 3-4 Oct 2020 2-3 Oct 2021
    Desert Backpack to Anza-Borrego 17-18 Oct 2020 16-17 Oct 2021
    Equipment Making, Emergencies 5-6 Dec 2020 4-5 Dec 2021
    Snow Skills and Trip Planning 23-24 Jan 2021 22-23 Jan 2022
    3-Day Snow Backpack to San Jacinto 13-15 Feb 2021 19-21 Feb 2022

     Last updated: 18 January 2021
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