Western LA County Council High Adventure Team

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Vasquez Rocks Geologic Hike


The award was established to generate an interest in the geologic formation in our area while enhancing the outdoor program in Cub Scouting.

This Award was developed and sponsored by Manuel Arroyo of Pack 186 in the Antelope Valley District.


  1. Meet all applicable General Requirements.
  2. Cubs, Webelos, Den Chiefs, and Registered Adult Scouters may earn this Award by completing the requirements.
  3. Before trip (hike) each participant shall study the geologic formation and the San Andres Fault. Should be done as a Den or Pack.
  4. Each Participant shall:
    1. Be in uniform and carry their own personal equipment
    2. Bring a lunch
    3. Bring drinking water in a sturdy container.
    4. Bring pencil and paper to take notes.
    5. Bring extra clothing.
  5. Hike shall take a minimum of two (2) hours to complete.
  6. During the hike examine the area and take notes/pictures of what you observed.
  7. Following the hike, den(s) shall submit a short report to their pack.
  8. After completion of trip attach den hike report (8 1/2 X 11) to your award application and present to your Council's High Adventure Team Approval Counselor for approval.
  9. It is recommended that you pick up awards within 30 days after trip and approval has been attained.
  10. These specific requirements shall supersede the General Requirements if there is an area of conflict.

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