ATTENTION: Camp Counselors, Y-Leaders, Scout Leaders, 4-H Leaders, Recreation Personnel, Teachers, and Others interested in leading or participating in wilderness trips.
WHAT: An intensive weekend workshop designed to train individuals involved in leading groups on wilderness camping trips.
WHO ATTENDS: The program is designed for leaders of all ages and physical condition. Our intent is for participants to learn by observation and doing within each individual’s capabilities.
TOPICS COVERED: Pre-trip planning and safety; food planning and packaging; campsite organization and safety; meal preparation and safe use of stoves; map and compass; group leadership; wilderness emergencies and how to respond to them; appreciation of the Adirondack environment; geologic history of the region; evaluation of proper clothing and equipment; cooking/baking in the out-of-doors; leave no trace; camp leadership training; establishing a campsite; nature, folklore and history of the Adirondacks.
WHEN: May 1, 2 & 3, 2015
WHERE: ADIRONDAK LOJ, Lake Placid, NY
SPONSORED BY: The Adirondack Forty-Sixers. We are a non-profit organization of those who have climbed the 46 major peaks of the Adirondacks. We provide this as a public service to all who are interested in utilizing the Adirondacks properly.
COST: For $30 we provide campsite, food, and experienced instructors. Each participant will receive a free t-shirt upon graduation.
NOTE: A $30 registration fee is assessed, but $10 is refunded upon completion of the workshop.
For more information and application forms. WRITE: Adirondack Forty-Sixers c/o Don McMullen, Co-Chairman P.O. Box 126,Lake Placid, NY 12946 (518) 523-2754
Download from: http://adk46er.org
Selection begins March 15th/ends April 25th, 2015. Early registration encouraged, limited spaces fill fast!!SHARE