Trip Leader School

Denver Trip Leader School, (DTLS), Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 8:00AM – 5:30PM

8:00AM – 11:35AM – Class session, AMC, Baker Room
Noon – 5:30PM – Leader-In-Training, (LIT), field practical, Location TBD

The school provides a 3.5 hour lecture on topics such as CMC policies, legal and risk considerations, trip planning, group dynamics, situational awareness, the trip cycle, the CMC ambassador role and leadership.  The LIT field practical is a 4.5 hour session in the field where candidates will engage in role modeling, working through trip scenarios and discussions in order to gain a better understanding of what they can expect to encounter in the field and learn ways to manage a successful trip.  There will be a one hour weekday evening webinar that will focus on how to build a trip using the CMC Trip Scheduling System, (TSS).  Date TBD.  DTLS will actively assist leader candidates in securing LIT’s.

Limit: 12 students, 6 students minimum.

Fee: $15.00 and includes all materials, on-line trip scheduling training, LIT Field Day & support.

Prerequisites: CMC member for a minimum of 1 year, 3 CMC trips, and current Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification. Only students with WFA will be accepted until September 15th. Due to a WFA scheduling problem, after the September 15th students without WFA will be accepted until the class is full.

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Learn more: Denver Trip Leader Program

Questions: e-mail Pat McKinley - School Director




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