Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking
R113 | 27236 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: February 19 & 26, 6:00-10:00pm in the IMU Sassafras
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: February 29-March 2
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 the participant must engage in backcountry cooking,
campsite development and maintenance, Leave No Trace Principles, and
new skills demonstration.
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.