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Scottish Rite Event Center
1895 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, California 92108
Have you always been interested in learning how to backpack or build upon the skills you already have? The Wilderness Basics Course (WBC) is the course for you!
Ten weeks of lectures on Tuesday nights featuring topics such as: Land Navigation
Hydration & Nutrition
Equipment & Gear
Clothing & Footwear
Flora & Fauna
Animal Encounters and more!
Four weekend outings to the deserts, mountains and yes, the snow! Car Camp
Land Navigation Backpack
WBC was recently recognized with a Special Achievement Award for its dedication in teaching San Diegans on how to be safe and comfortable in the backcountry while enjoying, exploring and protecting the planet. Since 1967, over 20,000 people have taken the course. Sponsored by the Sierra Club, two course are offered, one is San Diego and the other in North County (this post is for the San Diego location).
Registration opens the first week of November and the cost is $215.
There is a registration reminder currently on the website to be notified when registration opens.