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Corn Springs Award

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Sponsoring Council

Long Beach

Award Dimensions

3½“ x 3½“


This award was developed by Mr. John Giese of Troop 67 to promote interest in Native American and prospecting history at Corn Spring in the Chuckwalla Mountains.

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External Reference (where applicable)

Detailed Requirements


1. Hike 6 miles; must be conducted in Chuckwalla mountains. 

2. Visit the following sites:

  • Petroglyphs in the vicinity of Corn Spring campground

  • Gus Lederer’s cabin

  • Gus Lederer’s gravesite at Aztec Wells 

3. Write report (250 words or more) about one of the following:

  • Historical significance of Corn Spring petroglyphs

  • Chemehuevi (Nuwu) tribe history

  • Gus Lederer 

4. One of the two adult Scouters must have completed the HAT Basic Backpacking Awareness Course. 

5. Participate in a “Good Turn” project. 

Reference: Corn Spring Hike Guide

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