Passport to High Adventure
|Older Scouts yearn for the challenge and excitement of high-adventure treks in the wild outdoors. Delivering the promise means providing these types of opportunities.|
Click here to access the Council High-Adventure Directory as mentioned in Passport to High Adventure.
Passport to High Adventure is designed to help older Scouts, with guidance from their adult leaders, to plan and safely carry out council and unit high-adventure treks using 'leave no trace' techniques. Get your passport punched and ride your ticket to high adventure!
A directory of fifty-five council high-adventure programs and seventeen specialty adventure programs is included.
Learn what they provide and where to telephone or write for more information.
Chapters in Passport to High Adventure
- Who Will Go?
- Trip Planning
- Travel, Budget, and Insurance
- Promotion and Preparation
- Skills Practice
- Trail Procedures
- Trek Safety
- Leave No Trace
- Wrapping Up Your Adventure
All forms necessary to prepare for a high-adventure trek are also included: Personal Health and Medical Record, tour permit application, and Unit Money-Earning Application, to name a few. Passport to High Adventure is a complete package of everything needed to prepare for a trek.
Young people today seek greater challenges to their physical, mental, and emotional capacities. High-adventure treks entice them to 'stretch' to attain the goal of successfully completing an extensive backcountry trek. They will learn to work together to overcome difficulties and to grow in critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills that will last a lifetime.
Passport to High Adventure, No. 34245,
is available now at your local Scout shop.