Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking
R110 | 26454 | Dave Calvin


Class Time:  September 28, 6:00-10:00PM  in the Hoosier Room of the
IMU (Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)

Travel Dates:  October 1-3, 2004

Location Shawnee National Forest, IL

Description:  This course is designed to introuduce you to basic
backpacking skills.  R110 Backpacking is a highly experiential course
where you must engage in camp setting and maintenance, genuine
reflection, and new skill demonstration.  You will be evaluated on
these dimensions, as well as your expedition behavior.

Books:  Allen and Mike's Really Cool Backpackin Book by O'Bannon and
Clelland.

Assignments:  Readings and three page paper

Evaluation:  30% skill demonstration, 20% expedition behavior, 30%
written examination, 20% three page paper.

Additional Fee:  The additional fee for the class is $150, which
includes transportation, food, and group gear.