Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking and Trail Maintenance
R113 | 27235 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: April 2 & 9, 6:00-10:00pm in the IMU Hoosier Room
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: April 11-13
INSTRUCTOR: David Calvin
LOCATION: Knobstone Trail, Indiana
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce students to
basic backpacking skills. R113 Backpacking is a highly experiential
course where participants must engage in backcountry cooking,
campsite development and maintenance, Leave No Trace Principles, and
new skills demonstration. There is a service learning component to
this course that entails trail maintenance.
BOOKS: Allen and Mike’s Really Cook Backpackin’ Book, by O’Bannon
EVALUATION: 30% skill demonstration, 30% expedition behavior,
30% written examination, and 10% self assessment.
ADDITIONAL FEE: The additional fee for the class is $160, which
includes transportation, food, and group camping equipment.