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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 except as noted below.

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
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
    858.692.1870
    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 (YAC) on
    Fiesta Island (map), except as noted.*
    2024
    DATES:
    13 Feb 2024
    Tuesday
    17 Feb 2024 6 Mar 2024 (Wednesday)
    9-10 Mar 2024
    16-17 Mar 2024
    1 May 2024
    Wednesday
    4 May 2024 5 Jun 2024 (Wednesday) *
    8-9 Jun 2024
    15-16 Jun 2024
    11 Sep 2024
    Wednesday
    114 Sep 2024 6 Nov 2024 (Wednesday)
    9-10 Nov 2024
    16-17 Nov 2024
    2025
    DATES:
    11 Feb 2025
    Tuesday
    15 Feb 2025 5 Mar 2025 (Wednesday)
    8-9 Mar 2025
    15-16 Mar 2025
    7 May 2025
    Wednesday
    10 May 2025 4 Jun 2025 (Wednesday) *
    7-8 Jun 2025
    14-15 Jun 2025
    10 Sep 2025
    Wednesday
    13 Sep 2025 5 Nov 2025 (Wednesday)
    8-9 Nov 2025
    15-16 Nov 2025
    * The June Wednesday night session meets at Northminster Presbyterian Church, not the YAC.


     Last updated: 29 January 2024
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