Youth & Family Backpack Leader

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Youth & Family Backpack Leader

This badge allows you to lead Youth & Family backpacking trips for The Mountaineers

DESCRIPTION OF SKILLS

The holder of this badge has demonstrated sound judgment, strong leadership skills, and technical proficiency in:

    • Group leadership
    • Use of topographical maps and compass
    • Mountain safety, including identification of hazards and actions to avoid injury
    • First Aid
    • Emergency preparedness (how to summon help should it be needed)
    • Earn Qualified Youth Leader badge by completing Qualified Youth Leader training and passing a Criminal Background Check

    WHAT DOES THIS BADGE ALLOW ME TO DO?

    This badge allows you to lead youth & family backpacking trips for us.

    HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

    Attend a Youth & Family or hike leader seminar, participate as a leader in a youth or family mentored backpack, and get approval from the youth committee. Contact the relevant committee contact through your branch's roster for application information and requirements.