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Level I Basic Climbing Instructor Training, First Half of Level II Certification
May 5, 6 & 7, 2017
Basic Climbing Instructor Training for Adults (18 and over). If you are 21 or will be 21 by September 2017 you need this course as the first step in becoming a Level II instructor. If you do not take this class you cannot become a Level II instructor 2017.
Youth 16 – 17 that are prospective summer camp staff may attend with Director Approval.
FEE: $65.00 (Fee is non-refundable, but transferable, and includes training materials and food.)
Gorham Scout Ranch, north of Santa Fe, NM
**** Course starts at 8 AM Friday Morning****
This basic course is for adults (18 ) interested in becoming a Trained Level I Climbing Instructor and will take place at Gorham Scout Ranch’s Climbing facilitates. You must be a registered Scout or Scouter and at least 18 years old to take this course. This is a three-day course per BSA regulations. Time and facilities for worship will be provided on Sunday morning. The course fee includes materials, and food (except for Friday breakfast and Friday lunch). The instructor training card is good for 1 (one) year. This course is a prerequisite for the BSA Level II Climbing Instructor Course.
The deadline for signing up for this course is April 30, 2017
Knots used during your training will include:
Figure 8 ~ Figure 8 follow-through ~ Figure 8 on-a-bight ~ Water Knot ~ Double Fisherman’s Knot ~ Prusik
To save class time, please take the time to learn and practice the knots prior to your arrival. The Climbing Merit Badge Booklet is a good reference for these knots. There are also several good web sites dedicated to knot tying.
BRING WITH YOU:
BSA # 680-001 (or current) medical form filled out and signed by a doctor - Required! No exceptions!
**** Course start at 8 AM Friday Morning****
WE WILL “CAMP” in an available camp site. Check in with the course director at the dining hall when you first arrive at camp, and then park in the parking lot (facing the road, of course) after unloading your gear in the camping area. Feel free to arrive at camp on Thursday evening (Bring your own food for Thursday evening, Friday breakfast and lunch). Classes will begin promptly at 8 AM Friday morning at the dining hall. We will try to conclude the training by 4:00 PM on Sunday. Water will be available at the dinning hall.
Contact Mike Glover (505-263-5556) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please fill out and return the form HERE with your registration fee to the Council Service Center
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