Group Management & Leadership


Group Management & Leadership - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

From pre-trip to post-trip, learn key components to leading a group to success

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  • Moderate

8am Mountaineers Seattle Program Center - Cascade Hall

This one-day (8-hour) seminar will examine many aspects of leading a group outside. This is a highly interactive day that starts with a fun 90-minute challenge, followed by discussions and exercises that explore the following topics:

  • Leadership Types
  • Trip objectives
  • Knowing your participants
  • Roles & responsibilities in the group
  • Pre-trip & trailhead communications
  • On-trip Leadership
  • The Human Factor
  • Seeing the trip through

Participants who complete this seminar will have tools to set their participants, co-leaders, and themselves up for success.



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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The instructors will contact participants about any required equipment before the seminar

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