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This hands-on training is to teach backpacking (hiking to a backpacking location with all your gear on your back and then camp out). Volunteers will learn about "leave no trace" camping principles, how to cook on a backpacking stove, water purification techniques, food safety and storage, sanitation basics, selection of a three-point camp site and experience carrying a 25-35 pound pack on a two-mile hike. Training is for adults and Ambassadors in grades 11 and 12 with accompanying adult. The $50.00 fee covers classroom sessions, manual and site rental and food for the overnight.
Pre-requisites: Physically fit to carry a 25-35 pound
pack for two miles. Training: GSSNE Outdoor Day, GSSNE Troop Camp Training,
GSSNE CIT 1, VIT 1, Hiking series or
Recommended: GSSNE Cooking on the Fly workshop and First Aid/CPR.
If you have questions, contact Charlotte Markey, Outdoor Program Specialist at 401-331-4500 x1419.
*May 20, 2015 & June 3, 2015 - classroom
sessions at GSSNE Office, 500 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886 from 6:30pm -
9:00pm. Overnight is June 6-7, 2015 at Arcadia Management Area,
Go for Gold/Strive for Silver
This workshop focuses on the current requirements for the Gold and Silver Awards. Please note that girls, their parents, and adult leaders may register for this workshop. When registering, please indicate whether you are pursuing the Gold Award or Silver Award.
*Wednesday, August 13, 2014 @ GSSNE Office, 500 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, RI from 6:30-8:30pm
*Sunday, October 19, 2014 @ Camp Hoffman (French Dining Hall), 2850 Ministerial Road, West Kingston, RI from 2:30-4:30pm