Backpacker and Advanced Backpacker Awards

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Sponsoring Council

Greater Los Angeles

Award Dimensions

4'' diameter

Summary

This award recognizes those persons who have earned a longterm backpacking award and have performed LAAC-HAT approved conservation work in the same calendar year.

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Detailed Requirements

BACKPACKER 

This award recognizes those persons who have earned a longterm backpacking award and have performed LAAC-HAT approved conservation work in the same calendar year. 


Requirements

1. Earn a long-term backpacking award (5 or more days). 


2. Earn a Conservation Award that requires at least 12 hours of LAAC-HAT approved effort in the same calendar year as the long-term backpack award is earned 


This award may be worn as a temporary patch, on the Scout shirt. The Backpacker Award Application is to be used to obtain this award. 




ADVANCED BACKPACKER 

This award recognizes those persons who have participated in backpacking and conservation activities over an extended period of time. 


Requirements

1. Earn the Backpacker award. 


2. Earn a long-term backpacking award (5 or more days) in a year subsequent to receiving the Backpacker award. 


3. Earn a Conservation Award that requires at least 12 hours of LAAC-HAT approved effort, subsequent to receiving the Backpacker award. Conservation work may be performed any time after receiving the Backpacker award. 


4. Scouts must have earned Hiking, Camping, and Cooking merit badges. 


5. Scouters must have completed BSA-conducted Adult Leaders Backpack Training. 


This award may be worn as a temporary patch, on the Scout shirt. The Backpacker Award Applixatio is to be used to obtain this award.