Learn the skills you need to take your scouts into the wild with confidence.
The course is organized around three components:
1. Classroom session focused on deep content (Friday evening / Saturday)
2. "In the field" map & compass day hike
3. Overnight backpacking trek with fellow classmates & a HAT Instructor
Low Impact Camping
Places To Go
Camps & Parks Guide
Map & Compass
Putting It All Together
John's Meadow, San Gorgonio Wilderness
RETIRED - National Parks Award
RETIRED - San Gabriel Council
3'' x 4''
This award was developed by Crew 73 of the San Gabriel Valley Council to encourage units to visit and take advantage ot he many opportunities our National Parks, Monuments or Battlefields have to offer.
Map Link (where applicable)
External Reference (where applicable)
Comply with the Area IV general requirements.
Visit any National Park, National Monument or Battlefield as part of a unit outing.
Spend a weekend, if allowed, exploring what the park has to offer.
Take photographs of what you observe.
As a group, put together a display board to share with those who did not attend your adventures. This board could be presented at a troop meeting, Court of Honor, or any other event your unit feels appropriate.