The NCAC High Adventure Committee is comprised of volunteer Scouters that are dedicated to promoting high-adventure programs in all NCAC districts through our district high-adventure coordinators, providing information and assistance to NCAC youth and adults concerning high-adventure program opportunities, and conducting council contingent expeditions to Philmont Scout Ranch and other national High Adventure bases.
For more information......
Robert Kirk -- RKirk@JoeJacquesCPA.com 240-676-7545 (c)
Brian Gannon -- email@example.com 703-307-2267 (c)
Wes Haynes -- firstname.lastname@example.org 301-943-8376
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WILDERNESS FIRST AID
A must for 2014 two (2) participants of a High Adventure Crew
Training Opportunities - Courses to get Certified
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Join the CREW
For more information, contact Virginia Ward, HAC Campership Coordinator
2014 NCAC Provisional Youth Application
Youth Application to join a Provisional Crew. A chance to hike with new friends on a great adventure.
2014 NCAC Unit Application
Have a crew from your Unit wanting to go to Philmont in 2014
2014 NCAC Provisional Adult Application
All provisional crew advisors for 2014 must complete an application form.
All crew participants must read and sign a
"Code of Conduct Form"
Be part of the inaugural Summit high-adventure base programs will open in June 2014. Activities will revolve around four program tracks. In addition, participants will experience activities centered on our core mission areas: adventure, sustainability, leadership, and service.
Be a member of the first NCAC Contingent crews going to SUMMIT in 2014. The crews will be departing for camp on July 26, 2014 and returning on August 2, 2014.Choice of two adventures - "THE RIVER" or "Helmets and Harnesses".
The NCAC HAC sponsors a Council Contingent Expeditions to Sea Base each year. The expedition is a provisional style crew made up by scouts/venturers from various units under the leadership of council approved scouters. Additional information is available below. 2014 Application to hoist a sail - Click here..
Additional questions may be referred to the following individuals
Dana Abrahamsen, NCAC Seabase Coordinator
Wes Haynes, NCAC Program Director
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Northern Tier High Adventure Bases
Sponsored by National BSA and located at Ely, MN; Atikokan, Ontario; and Bissett, Manitoba. Must be 13 or older by September 1 of the year of participation. NCAC recommends 10-day treks of wilderness canoeing and portaging. A guide is provided and the required crew size is from 7 to 9 or 12 depending on the trek including the guide and at least 2 adults. The base cost for the 2013 summer season is $58 to $63 per person per day plus extras and travel. Float plane access (extra) is at Bissett only. A $300 crew deposit is required with an application. For more information, see http://www.ntier.org and contact Craig Reichow at email@example.com or 703-478-0660. Unit-based crew space for 2013 should be available through May. Reservations for 2014 started on April 1, 2013. The number to call for a reservation is (218) 365-4811. An Order of the Arrow trail crew with trek is another option. Winter Okpik programs are also offered at Ely.
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