Potomac Chapter Outdoor Activity Leadership Training

Date and Time

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 8:00AM - 6:00PM


NVCC Woodbridge Campus, Room 104, Seefeldt Building, 2645 College Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191,
Virginia, Northern,


Registration is required for this activity.


Have you enjoyed an outdoor activity with a group led by an experienced leader, and wondered how you too could become a leader of hiking, paddling, biking or other outdoor activities? Then this training sponsored by the Appalachian Mountain Club - Potomac Chapter (AMC-PC) is for you. In our 1-day Outdoor Leadership Training, we have the following goals: • To provide information for leaders to assist them in minimizing risk while leading enjoyable AMC trips; • To raise each potential leader's level of outdoor leadership skills awareness; and • To teach leaders how to plan, organize and lead AMC trips. The training includes role-playing designed to bring to life the skills discussed in the classroom. Join us at the Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) Woodbridge Campus on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Registration is mandatory, and a $20 fee must be paid in advance using the link to our payment site This fee is refundable by the AMC-PC for all attendees who complete two outdoor activities as a certified AMC-PC outdoor leader (see link below). LUNCH IS INCLUDED with this fee. Registration ends at 8:00 am, March 26, 2020. Look for an upcoming announcement (to be posted separately) of more skill-building exercises, including map and compass training and additional role plays, at the same location the next day. It is provided free for all who pay for this Outdoor Leadership Training. You must register separately for that event but will not have to pay the fee. Training location: NVCC Woodbridge Campus, Room 104, Seefeldt Building, 2645 College Drive, Woodbridge VA 22191.

AMC Trip Policy


Adult: $20 member

Related Link(s):

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Potomac Chapter Outdoor leader Certification

Driving Directions

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Directions from Washington DC: •Go south from the Washington Beltway on I-95 and take Exit 156, Rte. 784 toward Rippon Landing •The exit ramp splits-take the left lane to Exit 156 A •Follow around onto Route 784 East/Dale Boulevard •Turn right at the traffic light onto Neabsco Mills Road •Turn right at large NVCC sign onto College Drive •Park for free (weekends only) in a non-metered space in lot B-1 or B-2 on the right of College Drive •Walk to the Seefeldt Building (3-story white building) •Go down the steps immediately to the right of the main entrance, then around the corner of the building •Enter, and go past the Campus Police Department •Room 104 is immediately around the corner on the left at the corridor intersection.

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Leadership Training

Offered By







Adults (18+)


I am a Past Chair of the Potomac Chapter and a current hike leader and Leadership Chair of the Chapter


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I am the past Chapter Chair and have been a hike leader for many years. I enjoy exposing other hikers to new and interesting trails in local, state, and national parks.