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may, 2021

22mayAll Day23BSA Climbing Instructor Recertification Course(All Day) HorseThief Butte, WA (Camping at Maryhill State Park, WA)Event Type :Adult,Council,Training

Event Details

Renew BSA Climbing Instructor card for both Level 1 and Level 2 instructors. This will be a two-day evaluation of required instructor skills and a review of the updated BSA climbing standards. This is not an overnight event; however, camp sites are available for camping on your own. Food is not provided.

May 22nd 8:00AM – 5:00PM and May 23rd 8:00AM – 3:00PM

Location: HorseThief Butte, WA (Camping at Maryhill State Park, WA)

Cost: $20.00

Pre-requisites: Previous BSA Climbing Instructor Level 1, Level 2, or Director card. Age 18+.

Required Gear:

  • Level 1 instructors: helmet and harness are suggested, but not required.
  • Level 2 instructors: helmet, harness, and climbing gear that you would use in leading a Scout outing.

COVID risk management:

  • Masks, distancing, hygiene practices, and sanitization will be used in accordance with Washington State rules for outdoor activities
  • Wherever possible, individuals will use their own gear
  • We will create and have individuals sign agreements acknowledging COVID risk and participation, in accordance with Council guidelines.
  • Total group size is expected to be < 12 individuals. If it becomes larger, we will split into separate cohorts and remain within those.
  • We will do a health screening and questionnaire at the beginning of the event.

On-site medical: All instructors are certified for Wilderness First Aid (2020) with special exercises for climbing-related emergencies. We will review medical forms for all participants.  

Medical response: In case of medical emergency, the closest emergency response is from The Dalles. Roughly 20 mins to reach the trailhead and another 20 mins to get to the climbing site.

Hydration: Instructors will provide additional water in the parking lot

Contact: Joe Davis at cpc.climbing.committee@gmail.com

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Time

may 22 (Saturday) - 23 (Sunday)

Location

HorseThief Butte, WA (Camping at Maryhill State Park, WA)

Eastern Gorge, Washington

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