New Hike-Backpack Leader Seminar - Online Classroom

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New Hike-Backpack Leader Seminar - Online Classroom

MOVED TO ONLINE ZOOM MEETING! Details below. This 2.5 hour evening seminar provides experienced hikers or backpackers information to help them become an effective hike or backpack leader for the Mountaineers. This seminar is a pre-requisite (along with a mentor hike/backpack and committee approval) to becoming an official hike or backpack leader for the club, and prospective leaders from any branch can get credit for this seminar toward their leader certification. IF YOU'VE ALREADY ATTENDED THE SEMINAR TO BECOME A HIKE LEADER YOU DON'T NEED TO TAKE IT AGAIN TO GO ON TO BECOME A BACKPACK LEADER UNLESS 3+ YEARS HAVE PASSED.

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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 activity.
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This session has been changed to an online zoom video meeting.   To follow along with the slides in real time and take part in breakout discussions you will need to take the meeting from a laptop or desktop computer or install the zoom app on your phone.  If you don't have access to a laptop, desktop or smart phone it might be best for you to cancel and plan to attend at a later date.

 

Topic: New Hike-Backpack Leader Seminar
Time: Apr 2, 2020 06:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

To Join Zoom Meeting:    https://zoom.us/j/514434296

Meeting ID: 514 434 296

This 2.5 hour evening course provides experienced hikers or backpackers information they need to become an effective hike or backpack leader for the Mountaineers. This course is a pre-requisite (along with a mentor hike/backpack and committee approval) to becoming an official hike or backpack leader for the club.  Past and current hike or backpack leaders as well as those interested in becoming a new leader are invited to participate. The workshop is free and open to all Mountaineers members, but please register online so we can schedule the right number of instructors.

Seminar objectives:

  • Know the kinds of trips you want to lead, and how to attract participants who have the same interests and capabilities.
  • Understand and be prepared to carry out the roles and expectations of a hike or backpack leader for the Mountaineers.
  • Be prepared and confident to handle common challenges you will encounter leading groups on the trail.
  • Be ready to take the next steps to become a hike or backpack leader for the Mountaineers.
A major part of the session is built around discussion about common leadership decision-making challenges from real-life leader experiences. 
Please note that no food or drink are allowed in the building - sorry!!!

 

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