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Outdoor Skills Training

Event date: 
10/14/2017 (All day)

Outdoor Skills Training

October 14

Al Nixon and his team will again be offering an outdoor skills training course on Saturday October 14.  The event will take place southeast of Portage la Prairie from 9am to 5pm.  A map to the location and instructions on what to bring will be sent to the registered participants ahead of the event.

Topics Covered

  • weather conditions and the hazards that can be encountered  outdoors,
  • causes, symptoms, signs, prevention and treatment of outdoor concerns;
  • rules and procedures the section uses to prevent getting lost or separated from the group;
  • knots;
  • basic personal/group equipment and their uses and maintenance;
  • types of fires;
  • how to maintain good hygiene at camp;
  • map and compass;
  • menu;  and
  • safe campsite layout.

Registration fee for the course is $38.72, including GST and processing.  Registration can be done online through the Scouts Canada Prairies Booking System  

https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/prairies/

If you do not already have an account, it will give you an opportunity to set one up.  Once you have an account:

  1. Log into the site
  2. Select "Events" from the top menu bar
  3. Select "MB Outdoor Skills Training"
    • If you click on the event name, it will give you details
    • If you click add to cart, it will ask you for participant information
  4. Follow the steps for payment

Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, or American Express

Please Note

  • All participants must be ACTIVE in myScouts in order to take part in this training. 
  • The deadline for registration is Wednesday October 4. 
  • The course may be cancelled if insufficient registrations are received by this date.
  • Course capacity is currently set at 24, but we will look to accommodate if there is additional demand beyond this.  



Additional Information



Course Leader - Al Nixon

arnixon@rogers.com

204-467-8120 

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