Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking
R110 | 22659 | D. Calvin
CLASS TIME: September 21 & 28, 6:00-10:00 PM in the IMU Sassafras
Tree Suite (Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: September 30- October 2, 2005
LOCATION: Hoosier National Forest, IN
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce 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 Cook Backpackin’ Book, by O’Bannon
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 $160, which
includes transportation, food, and group gear.