CORP - OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE - Hike and Trip Leader Training

  • Sat, February 22, 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • Sun, February 23, 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • Whitewater Preserve Palm Springs

Registration

  • This is for hike/trip leaders who have prior certification and would like to attend as a refresher.

Register

OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE EDUCATION

  • First day - Hike Leader 
  • Second day - Trip Leader
  • You may take either one or both

Save these dates - Details and additional information being developed. Watch for email announcement.


DAY HIKE LEADER - SECTION I

In addition to the course outline we will discuss any issues with past hikes and plan for future hikes. We will review basic hike leader procedures and techniques and latest technology and information. Also a good refresher for hike leaders. Completing this course will provide participants with Day Hike Leader Certification.

Course Outline:

  • Selecting a hike
  • Planning your hike
  • Writing up  your hike
  • Conducting the hike
  • Leading and managing experiences safely
  • Safety - protection: elements/inhabitants

TRIP LEADERSHIP - OVERNIGHT EVENTS - SECTION II

One of the premier features of Great Outdoors is overnight trips. As a leader you will propose, research and design overnight trips. You will manage and administer the trip using leadership and group management skills. Completing this course will provide participants with Trip Leadership Certification.

Course Outline:

  • Create a new trip or update a former trip

  • Develop a trip budget.

  • Create a detailed trip description

  • Secure all logistics including any permits, and support staff as necessary

  • Communicate with participants to provide information and answer questions

  • Lead your trip

Schedule:

We will start at 8:30 am and go to 4:30 pm with a lunch break. Bring a lunch. Coffee, tea, water provided.

What to bring:  Your day pack with your 10 essentials. If you are tent camping, bring food, camp gear, warm clothing- be prepared for cooler temperatures at night. No cell service or WiFi.

Accommodations:

Tent camping (free) available on site at Whitewater Preserve. No RV's.

Attached is the Hike Leader Manual and a link to view it in Google Docs

SECTION I. DAY HIKE LEADER REV 2019 May 1(2).pdf

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17ROgMCsp1EovNK-USDsEkr_QptDuIGdonuY2B8S2aVM/edit?usp=sharing

You are encouraged to review the manual ahead of time. You will be provided a copy of the manual along with additional documents and information contained in a note binder.  

Contact: Scott Connelly, Chair Outdoor Experience: email click here  


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