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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.


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Robert Kirk -- 240-676-7545 (c)

Brian Gannon -- 703-307-2267 (c)

Donald Kilgore -- 240-395-0602


Click here for HAC Contact List


A must for 2014 two (2) participants of a High Adventure Crew

Training Opportunities - Courses to get Certified

Click Here For Current Listing Update 1/1/2014





  Lenhok'sin High Adventure is Goshen Scout Reservation's nationally accredited high adventure program. The program offers Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, and their adult leaders exciting high adventure opportunities they will enjoy and remember forever. The staff at Lenhok'sin will work with you to customize a trek based on your Crew's interests.

Lenhok'sin is a trail camp. You will have the opportunity to hike the 4.000+ acres of Goshen Scout Reservation as well as some of the 35,000 acres of surrounding state wildlife game lands in addition to visiting Lenhok'sin staffed outposts. Treks run from Monday through Friday, allowing crews to select 4 outposts to attend.

Trail food is provided to you by the Lenhok'sin staff and prepared by your crew on the trail. Breakfasts and suppers are cooked meals and lunches are generally "no-cook" meals consisting of high protein foods.

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2015 Philmont and Sea Base
Join the CREW
 All Forms and Documents Available for
2015 PHILMONT and SEA BASE Contingent Adventures


 NCAC 2015 Contingent Dates and Information Click Here

Campership -Financial Help - For 2015 TREKS
Click here for Campership Application
For Scouts that need Assistance

For more information, contact Virginia Ward, HAC Campership Coordinator

2015 NCAC Provisional Youth Application
Youth Application to join a Provisional Crew. A chance to hike with new friends on a great adventure.

2015 NCAC Unit Application
Have a crew from your Unit wanting to go to Philmont in 2015

2015 NCAC Provisional Adult Application
All provisional crew advisors for 2015 must complete an application form.
Click here for Application form.
For more information, contact:
Rush Williamson, HAC Adult Coordinator
All crew participants must read and sign a
"Code of Conduct Form"

Opening Available for 2014
 Be part of history - Be in  the First
Contingent to he SUMMIT
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. 2015Application 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 14 years of age or have completed 8thgrade upon arrival at Northern Tier.  NCACrecommends 10- or 11-night treks (i.e., as long as possible) of wildernesscanoeing and portaging into a Canadian Provincial Park (e.g., Quetico, Atikaki). An interpreter (guide) is provided foreach trek and each crew includes the interpreter, two adults, and up to sixyouth (larger crew sizes available at Atikokan and Bissett).  The base cost for the 2015 summer season is click here for current prices plus extras andtravel.  A $300 crew deposit is requiredwith each crew application.  For moreinformation, contact NCAC program liaison Craig Reichow ( or703-478-0660) and see  Unit-based crew space for 2015 opened forregistration 2 January 2014.  Limited crewspace in 2014 may still be available, but you need to contact the Northern TierRegistrar for availability at (218) 365-4811.  An Order of the Arrow trail crew with trek isanother option. Winter Okpik programs are also offered at Ely.  Way cool!


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