This activity will cover a lot of what scouts and Venturers need to know and how to run an overnight bushwalk. If your keen on doing your bushwalking journey for your peak award, this day out is a must. We will cover lightweight backpacking, food to sustain your energy levels, water, equipment, group dynamics and conflict resolution, how to deal with emergencies, some basic first aid, navigation, communication in the field, remote supervision and Leadership.
We will also cover administration details such as
A theory night will be followed with a day hike from Heathcote scout camp to Camp Coutts. Some 10km of walking. Participants will have to carry a full overnight backpack and set up an overnight camp site including cooking a main meal. During the hike a number of mock scenarios will be experienced by the participants.
Cost will cover participants stationary, maps, and activity plans.