Outdoor Experience Leader training

08/15/2024 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM PT

Category

Workshops and Courses

Admission

  • Free  -  Scholarship registrant
  • $150.00  -  Tuition

Location

online and in person

Summary

The goal of this course is to prepare volunteers for leadership experiences with SDAS, primarily as Outing leaders. You'll have the opportunity to explore and try on several different leadership styles within a supportive, participatory environment. You'll use some of the forms and planning tools that SDAS makes available to its leaders. And you'll plan and execute an outing that can be scheduled and promoted by SDAS in the 2024-25 field trip season. 

Description

Have you ever dreamed of being a park ranger or a tour guide? Here is your chance to build skills and confidence as an Outdoor Experience Leader! 

The goal of this course is to prepare volunteers for leadership experiences with SDAS, primarily as Outing leaders. You'll have the opportunity to explore and try on several different leadership styles within a supportive, participatory environment. You'll use some of the forms and planning tools that SDAS makes available to its leaders. And you'll plan and execute an outing that can be scheduled and promoted by SDAS in the 2024-25 field trip season. 

Course fee $150 includes:
six weeks of instruction in the form of online meetings (schedule tbd) and in-person field experiences
course materials 
binoculars

Scholarships are available to University or College students, or people with financial barriers to participation. If you are interested in participating as a scholarship attendee, please register and select the "scholarship" payment choice.

After graduating this course, you can be eligible for leader stipends for the outings you lead.