The Everett Branch Leadership Course

Outdoor Leadership Course

New Leader Course

New Mountaineers will learn how to become activity leaders and current leaders will have an opportunity to refresh their decision-making and people skills.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

This course is designed to 1) acquaint our future leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully lead our hikes, climbs, kayak trips, scrambles, ski trips, snow shoe trips and lookout and trail maintenance activities, etc.; 2) provide our experienced leaders with an opportunity to sharpen their decision making abilities and share their knowledge and experience with new leaders; 3) learn about the Everett Branch and the Mountaineers;  4) meet other Mountaineers and 5) build Branch esprit de corps.

The focus of the course will be on Mountaineers who have completed a basic course within the last year or two.  However, all Mountaineers who are interested in outdoor leadership are invited to attend.

SUBJECTS INCLUDE:  History and Governance of the Mountaineers, Creating Trips on the Mountaineer Website, Safety Programs and Safety Reporting, Liability Protections, Women in Leadership Roles, Types of Leaders, BREAK OUT SESSIONS covering leadership problems, Mountain Rescue Operations.

 Location:  Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 98201   

Time:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Coffee, Tea, Rolls and Snacks will be served.  Lunch will also be provided to participants.

REI gift certificates and Outdoor Leadership Books will be raffled off at the end of the day.  Participants will earn an Outdoor Leadership Course Badge.






Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Course Materials