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Event Details

Event Type Trail Life USA
Title Trail Life USA and AHG Leader Training at Camp Agape
Location 355 Camp Agape Road, Benton ,TN, 37307  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
4/21/2017 3pm 4/23/2017 10 am
Open for Registration Last day to Register
1/1/2017   4/14/2017
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
9 $75.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Trail Life USA Trail Life USA Troop 210 Troop Tn0210

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Email Mr Bill Goins BSNE, MSMetE (, the Event Manager

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
AHG Camping AHG Adult LeadersinsideEquip2188 Not Known Not Known
AHG Outdoor Skills Pioneers or Patriotsoutside 111613 Not Known Not Known
AHG Outdoor Skills StaffoutsideApproval of the Event Director2188 Not Known Not Known
Backpacking AdultsbackpackingBackpacking gear2188 Not Known Not Known
TLUSA Camping TL Adult LeadersinsideEquip2187 Not Known Not Known
TLUSA Camping StaffoutsideApproval of the Event Director2185 Not Known Not Known
TLUSA Camping Navigators & Adventurersoutside 111614 Not Known Not Known
Sponsor Information
This training  event (EQUIP YOUTH)  is primarilly for Trail Life USA and AHG YOUTH .

Participation is initially limited to 3  Navigators or Adventurers (trail life) and 3 Pioneers or Patriots (AHG)  from each troop. Total youth attendance is limited to 4 patrols of 8.  32 total. 

An adult backpacking class is avaliable for Trail Life or AHG adult leaders that want to sharpen their backpacking skills. You must bring your own gear. A packing list will be sent to you later. Bear country rulles apply. 

Also Equip64 adult Classes are open to all regestered Trail Life USA or AHG leaders if a minimum of 8 leaders sign up.  This training is follow up training to Equip 64 which you took at Camp Aiken. But if you did not take the Equip 64 class at Aiken, come anyway. 

For a list of the AHG classes go to -

Camp Agape, 355 Canp Agapa Road, Benton Tennessee 37307

E-mail the event manager at for more details.

Adults pay $75  for this event, Includes 4 meals , bunk house accomidations, outdoor skills notebook . But if you can only come for Saturday classes you only pay for your food and course materials. $8 breakfast, $9 lunch,$10 Dinner.  

If you are come for the full week end,and you want to sleep in your own tent , you will pay a reduced fee, but this is bear country. Tents that smell like food will not be allowed. Strict bear country procedures must be followed or you will be told to leave. 

Early spring is when bears are most active. This camp borders the Cherokee National Forrest. Bears are common in April. Hand Guns are not permitted even with a current Carry Purmit.  

Proof of up to date Youth Protection Training, Current Medical Form, and Trail Life USA or AHG Registration. Contact the Event manager if you are not signed up for Trail Life USA or AHG. We can register you  at check in. 

This  is a weekend-long comprehensive hands-on training course for Trail Life USA Youth and Adult leaders. 

Based on 2 Timothy 2:2, “What you have learned from me…entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.”

How is this training different from other Trail Leader Training, Equip64 ?

Equip Youth Trainung will follow the Trail Life booklet "EQUIPYOUTHTRAINING" which can be purchased from the Trail LIfe on line store. 

The Adult Leader classes will  focuse on the specifics of Troop safety and operations, providing valuable and practical

information that leaders can use in the day to day execution of their local program. Leaders that attended Equip64 will be some of the facilitators fro this class. If you attended Equip64 and want to teach one of these classes contact the event manager. 

AHG classes will be lead by AHG trained leaders.



Where is Camp Agape, 335 Camp Agape Road , Benton Tennessee. Between the Hiwassee and Ocoee Rivers

There will be a shuttle provided from the Chattanooga  Airport  before and after the event (e-mail the event manager for details). If your GPS directs you up a gravel road up the mountain, turn around. You missed a turn. 

What should I bring to this training? a positive attitidue and open mind. 

Adult participants will be staying in bunk houses. No tents. Unless you have permission from the event director.

Participants will be responsible for their own toiletries, towel, pillow, blankets, sheets ,etc, Bring comfortable outdoor clothing (including a warm jacket, long pants, closed-toe shoes, rain gear), and flashlight. Please bring a satchel or backpack for carrying your water bottle, notepad, and other personal items from activity to activity.The most important thing to bring  is an open mind and a spirit willing to learn. Many of the classes will be outdoor, so bring a camp chair.

Participation costs $75 and includes 4 hot meals, patch and an outdoor resource workbook.


Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Register by sending an e-mail to the event manager 

Then mailing a check for $75,  if you are staying the entire weekend. 

  Payable to  Troop TN0210

Mail to:

Trail LIfe USA Troop TN 0210

2506 Big Cedar Road

Soddy Daisy TN 37379

You must pay by 4/14/2017

Payment Instructions for the Unit
Mail a check , see other section
Directions to the Event
Release Information
for all registered troop leaders of Trail Life USA and AHG. 
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