Seattle Youth & Family Hike & Backpack Leader Seminar

Youth activity

Seattle Youth & Family Hike & Backpack Leader Seminar - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

A 1.5 hour seminar introducing interested volunteers to the expectations and requirements of the Youth and Family Hike and Backpack Leader certifications.

  • Casual

This meeting will be held over Zoom. It will begin at 6:00pm and we will aim to wrap up at 8pm. 

Zoom link will be provided the week of the event. 

Zoom, 6:00-8:00pm

Take an important step towards becoming a Mountaineers certified Youth and Family Hike or Backpack Leader at this seminar. The seminar will cover the most important expectations of leaders starting from the planning, posting, and communication stages before the trip; the day-of logistics and on-trail leadership; to the end-of-trip debrief and post-trip closeout. 

Groups will also discuss the most important differences in approach between the various age groups of The Mountaineers youth programs, from 6 year old's and families up to teens. Come prepared with note taking materials and any questions you have about the process!


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

note taking materials

Trip Reports