Friday, April 6, 2018 - Sunday, April 8, 2018
Nockamixon State Park,
Share your interests as an AMC trip leader. The AMC-DV Outdoor Leadership Training course is offered once a year in the spring, and this year's course will take place on April 6-8, 2018 at the Nockamixon Environmental Education Center. The course will cover a wide variety of topics such as activity planning, leadership styles, group dynamics, conservation and minimum impact issues, map & compass skills, AMC leadership requirements and guidelines, liability issues, accident scene management, and opportunities for extended trip leading within the AMC. Instructors will be experienced AMC volunteers and staff whose goal is to help you improve your skills and help you gain the confidence you need to become a successful trip leader. The course will run from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday, and 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM on Sunday. There will also be an optional map & compass training session on Friday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. The cost for the course is $35 for AMC members, $50 for non-members, $20 for AMC members who complete one co-lead by April 1, 2018. If you'd like to stay overnight at Weisel Hostel (where the Friday evening session will take place), the cost is $15 for one night or $24 for two nights. The Saturday night dinner cost is $15. If you'd like registration information or have any additional questions about the course, contact DV Leadership Chair Lennie Steinmetz via email at email@example.com or by phone at 610-694-8677.