|HAT Specialist training is currently suspended.|
|Please check back for news about resuming events.|
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.
||No prerequisites to START the course. But...
The following ARE required before completion:
Water Trek certification
Level 1 of the Trail Building course
||Rich McGuire, Specialist Chairman
|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 |