Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking
R110 | 26455 | Dave Calvin
Class Time: November 1, 6:00-10:00pm in the Redbud Tree Suite of the
IMU (Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
Travel Dates: November 5-7, 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
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.