AMC Headquarters, 10 City Square, Boston, MA,
Massachusetts, Boston Area,
Registration is required for this activity.
This program is for AMC members interested to organize and lead Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Family Outings and other committees and other Boston committees. The program consists of lectures, small group exercises and role-play scenarios spread over two evening sessions and one-weekend session, with a follow-on session to organize actual trips. Topics include trip planning and trip organization, safety, leadership styles, and group dynamics. The program emphasizes experiential learning and decision making skills. Open to all AMC members with preference given to active AMC trip participants. The two evening sessions are Thursday, April 12 and Thursday, April 19 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at AMC Headquarters in Charlestown, MA. The weekend session is April 27- 29 (beginning 7 pm Friday and ending by 4 pm on Sunday) at Camp Lyndon, Sandwich, MA. You must attend all sessions to complete the program. The optional (but highly encouraged) follow-on session to organize trips is Thursday, May 3 at AMC Headquarters. Program size is limited. Questions contact: Jeanne Blauner, email@example.com, 978-202-5606.
**All materials, weekend lodging, most meals for the weekend (2 breakfasts, and dinner, but not lunches). Participants who lead or assist for family outings twice in a 12 month period are fully reimbursed the $59 fee.
Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland and Peru/Machu Picchu.