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Learning Med Wars/Weekend Backpacking
This weekend will be full of first aid scenarios, hiking, and other camping skills. On this trip you'll learn many of the skills you need in order to reach level 1. This weekend is also designed to help you get better at backpacking and eventually be able to go on cool Venture trips.
We will be hiking in Yankee Springs Recreation Area with an easy hike and nice campsite. The first day we will get there late at night set up camp and go to bed. Next day we will be hiking and doing first aid scenarios on some of our unlucky adults at various sites of interest in the park, including the infamous Devil's Soup Bowl. On the final day we'll hike out of camp and go home.
To go on this trip you will have to get your gear checked. If you miss the gear check and plan on going you can call your patrol leader about a private gear check. Also, if you want to go on the Red River Gorge hiking trip (which you should) you will need to go on this trip. You should bring money if you want dinner on Friday at Panera Bread or Pizza Hut.