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Specialist Training

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 three weekends from 8:00am to 4:00pm, plus two weekend adventure 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
    richmcguireii(at)gmail(dot)com

    Schedule

    Activity/Topic 2023-2024 Course: 2024-2025 Course:  
    Leadership and Desert Skills 7-8 Oct 2023 5-6 Oct 2024 Prerequisite to Desert Backpack
    Desert Backpack to Anza-Borrego 21-22 Oct 2023 19-20 Oct 2024  
    Equipment Making, Emergencies 2-3 Dec 2023 7-8 Dec 2024  
    Snow Skills and Trip Planning 20-21 Jan 2024 18-19 Jan 2025 Prerequisite to 3-Day Snow Camp
    3-Day Snow Skills Camp - Eastern Sierra 17-19 Feb 2024 15-17 Feb 2025  

     Last updated: 29 January 2024
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