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Outdoor Leadership Training Courses

Step up and lead outdoor activities or boost your leadership confidence and skills at AMC Delaware Valley Chapter’s outdoor leadership training workshop the weekend of April 5-7.

To make this event easily accessible for DV Chapter members, this session will take place at Nockamixon State Park and the Weisel Hostel near Quakertown, PA.

Everyone is welcome to attend: leader wannabes, new leaders, new members, experienced leaders, members who just want to learn what leadership is all about. Topics to be covered are the elements of outdoor leadership common to all AMC outdoor activities:

Activity planning

Leading safe and enjoyable activities

Leadership styles

Group dynamics

Liability issues

Decision making model

Accident scene management

Conservation and minimum impact issues

AMC leadership requirements and guidelines

How to become a DV Chapter activity leader

Map and compass skills

Instructors: Experienced AMC volunteers and staff

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, 2019. If you’d like to stay overnight at the cabins at Nockamixon State Park, the cost is $15 for one night or $24 for two nights. The Saturday night dinner cost is $15.

How to register: Contact DV Leadership Chair Jeff Fritzinger, for additional information and registration.

For detailed information on becoming a leader, including leadership requirements, click here.



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