You may filter the San Diego Chapter event selections by clicking on one of these links:
Hikes - Camping Trips - Day Events  - Social Events - Meetings - All Events

To see all the events by the other GO Chapters, click on one of these links:
Hikes - Camping - Backpacking - Training - Misc. Events Social Events -  Game/Movie Nights -  Meetings - All Events

    • Tue, January 19, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
    • Zoom online
    Register

          OUTDOORS EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE  

    Tuesday January 19, 2021 7 pm

    Panning and conducting outdoor events and developing an online leadership training programs.

    Topics: Update on COVID-19 protocols for leaders and Planning/developing online leadership refresher training for leaders.

     Zoom Meeting - Will be sent in separate email to registrants.


    Scott   email click here


     






        • Tue, January 19, 2021
        • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
        • Zoom online
        Register

              OUTDOORS EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE  

        Tuesday, January 19, 2021  at 7 pm

        Topics include planning and conducting outdoor events and developing an online leadership training programs.

        Review draft COVID training protocols and procedures.

         Zoom Meeting - link to join will be sent to registrants in separate email.

        Scott   email click here


         






            • Sat, January 30, 2021
            • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PST)
            • Zoom online
            Register

                  OUTDOORS EXPERIENCE 

                  Hike Leader and/or Trip Leader  

            Let us know if you are interested in participating in our online training program currently under development.

            The January 30, 2021 date is a target date and subject to change. We will canvass all those signing up and select the best date(s).

            Leadership training courses provide the fundamentals including screening participants, risk management, leadership styles, trip planning, managing a group, organizational rules, dealing with an emergency, conservation practice, etc.

            We will be using Zoom for multiple media presentations along with our training manuals with reading/study material for self study. Online discussion of  actual real life situations and scenarios. Group discussions and collaboration will be emphasized. We will spread the sessions out over different times with flexible schedules.

            The dates and times will be adjusted to accommodate users. 

            Estimated registration fee is $5 for one or $10 for both sections. No fee for certified leaders if attending  for refresher update. Any fee will be collected at a later date.


              DAY HIKE LEADER - SECTION I

              Be a Hike Leader!  Not just someone who knows the way, but someone who applies safety, best practices, fun, and local knowledge to make a successful outing. In addition to the course outline we will discuss any issues with past hikes and plan for future hikes. We will review basic hike leader procedures and techniques and latest technology and information.  Completing this course will provide participants with Day Hike Leader Certification. Also a good refresher for hike leaders.

              Hike Leader Syllabus

              Prerequisites: Great Outdoors member (click here to join). The course is  for anyone interested in becoming a hiker leader, learning more about leading effective hikes, or becoming a more confident and capable hiker.

              This Hike Leader Certification course is for hikers who are interested in learning new skills as well as experienced hike leaders  who are looking to update or refresh their outdoor leadership skills. It is suitable for all ranges of hiker abilities, from novice up to very experienced hikers.

              Objectives: Introduce participants to the skills, knowledge and attitudes of a trained hike leader, including appropriate risk management for day hikes. Present skills for leading a safe, environmentally responsible and enjoyable hike.

              Content/Topics Covered:  Hike planning, description, screening participants, trail group management, emergency management, medical issues on the trail, map reading and navigation, outdoor techniques, environmental protection, practical problem solving on a class group hike exercise.

              Course Format: The training includes online instruction and presentations with Q & A trail-based scenarios.

              Pre-Course Assignment:  Review training manuals.

              Course Length/Hours: TBD  Flexible dates and time

              Resources Required by Participant: Zoom application


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              TRIP LEADERSHIP - OVERNIGHT EVENTS - SECTION II


              One of the premier features of Great Outdoors is overnight trips. As a leader you will propose, research and design overnight trips. You will manage and administer the trip using leadership and group management skills. Completing this course will provide participants with Trip Leadership Certification.

              Course Outline:

              • Create a new trip or update a former trip.

              • Planning, scouting, securing reservations.

              • Finances and budget.

              • Create a trip description and promotion.

              • Secure all logistics including any permits, and support staff as necessary.

              • Communicate with participants to provide information and answer questions.

              • Conducting your trip, safety issues, group management issues - preventing and solving.

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              Schedule: TBA 

              Course Preparation: We will send you a link to the Outdoor Experience Training Manuals. You are encouraged to review the material ahead of time. Printed copy of the manual, along with additional documents and information  available upon request.

              Contact:

              Suggested Reading:


            Past events

            Thu, November 19, 2020 CORP - Outdoors Experience - Committee Meeting
            Wed, September 16, 2020 SD - GOSD General Membership Meeting/Election 2020-2021
            Fri, August 21, 2020 CORP - Online Training - Outdoors Experience - Interest Survey
            Fri, August 14, 2020 CORP - Outdoors Experience - Committee Meeting
            Fri, July 10, 2020 CORP - Outdoors Experience - Committee Meeting
            Fri, May 22, 2020 Cancelled - SD - Campout - Lake Edison
            Fri, May 15, 2020 CANCELLED - CORP - Lake Perris Jamboree
            Sat, May 09, 2020 CANCELLED - SD - Day Hike - Cedar Creek Falls: West Approach
            Sun, April 26, 2020 CANCELLED - SD - Day Hike - Three Sisters Waterfalls
            Fri, March 27, 2020 SD - Campout - Agua Caliente Regional Park
            Wed, March 11, 2020 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Sat, March 07, 2020 SD - Whale Watching
            Sat, February 22, 2020 CORP - Outdoors Experience - Hike And Trip Leader Training
            Wed, February 12, 2020 SD - Core Group Meeting***Canceled***
            Sun, February 09, 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!!! SD - Day Hike - Woodson Mountain: West Approach (Potato Chip Rock)
            Fri, January 17, 2020 SD - Mojave National Preserve & Mitchell Caverns Campout
            Wed, January 15, 2020 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Sat, December 14, 2019 SD - Holiday Party/Sleepover/Hike
            Wed, December 11, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Sun, November 17, 2019 SD - Day Hike Santa Ysabel Preserve West
            Wed, November 13, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Sun, October 20, 2019 SD - Palomar Mountain Day Hike
            Fri, October 11, 2019 SBVC/CORP - 41st Annual GO Conference, Jamboree & Campout
            Wed, October 09, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Sat, September 21, 2019 SD - Coastal Cleanup Day
            Wed, September 11, 2019 SD - Core Group Elections
            Sun, August 25, 2019 SD - End of Summer BBQ, Hike and Pool Party
            Tue, August 20, 2019 SD - 2020 Event Planning Meeting and Member Appreciation Pizza Party
            Sun, August 11, 2019 GOSD - La Jolla Shores Snorkeling
            Wed, July 10, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Thu, July 04, 2019 SD - Kings Canyon National Park
            Sat, June 29, 2019 GO - Hike Leader Training - Outdoor Experience
            Sun, June 23, 2019 SD - Day Event - Mission Bay Kayaking/SUP Boarding
            Wed, June 12, 2019 SD - Core Group Meeting
            Sun, May 19, 2019 SD - Dripping Springs Hike (Cancelled due to Weather!)
            Fri, April 26, 2019 SD - Santa Cruz Island Camp Out
            Wed, April 10, 2019 SD - Monthly Core Group Meeting & Dinner

            You may filter the San Diego Chapter event selections by clicking on one of these links:
            Hikes - Camping Trips - Day Events  - Social Events - Meetings - All Events

            To see all the events by the other GO Chapters, click on one of these links:
            Hikes - Camping - Backpacking - Training - Misc. Events Social Events -  Game/Movie Nights -  Meetings - All Events

            If you have any questions for the SD Chapter - email us at INFO-SD@GreatOutdoors.org.

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