Historic Cycling Touring

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Sponsoring Council

Western Los Angeles County Council

Award Dimensions

3” x 3”

Summary

This award was established to celebrate the heritage of the Mexican and Spanish people who long ago colonized and developed Southern California into a land of enchantment. Within most Council's boundaries are many historic sites which are seldom noticed by the average Californian, and many of our young people are never made aware of the history of our area.


SCOUTS: (11-14 years) Cycle between a minimum of four (4) Historic sites in one day, visiting each one. SENIOR SCOUTS AND VENTURERS: (15 years and older) Cycle between a minimum of five (5) Historic sites in one day, visiting each one. SCOUTERS: Meet the requirements of the group they participate with.

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Detailed Requirements

1. Meet all applicable General Requirements.


2. SCOUTS: (11-14 years) Cycle between a minimum of four (4) Historic sites in one day, visiting each one. SENIOR SCOUTS AND VENTURERS: (15 years and older) Cycle between a minimum of five (5) Historic sites in one day, visiting each one. SCOUTERS: Meet the requirements of the group they participate with.


3. Contact an approval person from your Council's H.A.T. approval roster prior to doing the trip. After trip, have approval person approve award application.


4. Tour group shall have a motor vehicle for emergency with them at all times.


5. Bicycles must be currently licensed and pass inspection and be certified as safe (brakes, reflectors, tires, etc.) by a qualified cycling counselor or bike shop.


6. Minimum of two registered adults with each touring group, one of which shall be on a bicycle with Tour Group.


7. Participants must be familiar with their State Vehicle Codes and the Orange County BSA Bike Aid Brochure.


8. Each group will give a report of their tour and submit it with their application to their H.A.T. approval person.


9. It is recommended that participants present their report during a Troop meeting, Troop Parent night or other Scout gathering.


10. For safety, keep the size of the group to eight (8) youth. Minimum two adults with each group at all times. One of the adults must be on a bicycle with the tour group.


11. It is strongly recommended that one of the adults on the trip should have completed the latest High Adventure Team Cycling Seminar.


12. These SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS shall supersede the General Requirements if there is an area of conflict.