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Upcoming events

    • 16 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM (MDT)
    • 17 Sep 2017
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • At the Ranch
    • 5

    Field Leader (FL) Instructor Course for Pioneer Camp 

    This course is for the staff of Alberta Pioneer Camp.

    Thank you for registering for a FL Instructor Course. Please check your email inbox since you will receive important course information once you register. If you do not see an email, check your junk mail.

    • 29 Sep 2017
    • 6:00 PM (MDT)
    • 01 Oct 2017
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Where the course takes place
    • 9

    Field Leader (Hiking) Course

    This course is for the Duke Of Edinburgh's Award leaders

    Thank you for registering for a Field Leader (Hiking) + Camping Skills course. Please check your email inbox since you will receive important course information once you register. If you do not see an email, check your junk mail.

    • 17 Nov 2017
    • 7:00 PM (EST)
    • 19 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Tamaracouta Scout Reserve, St Jérome, Quebec
    • 12
    Wild Connect
    (Outdoor Field Leader (Hiking)
    + Project Wild + Below Zero)
     
    Successful graduates will be certified as OCC 'Outdoor Field Leaders' with a 'Hiking' specialization and as Project Wild and Below Zero Instructors.

    Course fee includes; instruction, Field Leader (Hiking) manual (as a pdf), Project Wild and Project Zero Manuals, three certifications, food and accommodation, and one year's membership fee to the Outdoor Council of Canada.

    Please note: You are required to read the Field Leader (Hiking) manual and answer the quizzes in it before you come the the course. Once you have registered you will be sent an email containing a link to the manual and quizzes.

    Course Content:

    The course will be split between in-class learning (50%) and field exercises (50%). The learning format will be primarily guided discussions. Topics covered include:

    Field Leader (Hiking):

    • Understanding the role of the leader and leadership style
    • Integrating ‘activity’ ‘participant’ and ‘venue’ characteristics so as to promote event quality and safety
    • Constructing an activity plan
    • Identifying hazards and mitigation strategies
    • Communication and team building between participants, co-leaders and other stakeholders
    • Group management in the field
    • Enhancing situational awareness for quality and safety management
    • Emergency response
    • Post trip debriefing and facilitation

    Project Wild and Project Zero:

    Delivery of Project Wild and Project Zero materials to children and youth

    Prerequisites: The only prerequisite for this course is a love of the outdoors and a passion to share that experience with others.



Past events

17 Aug 2017 (August 17-18) Field Leader (Hiking) Course for Scouts Canada
27 May 2017 Overnight Workshop
06 May 2017 (May 6-7) Field Leader Instructor Course (Canmore)
22 Apr 2017 (April 22-23) Field Leader Instructor Course (Hunstville)
24 Mar 2017 Field Leader Instructor Course for Ian Smith
19 Nov 2016 (Nov. 19,20) Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
21 Oct 2016 October 21 and December 5th (Vancouver), Pro D days Field Leader (Hiking)
20 Oct 2016 Wild Connect: Oct. 20-22
14 Jun 2016 Crisis Management Webinar
01 May 2016 MAYhem Registration 2016
23 Apr 2016 (April 23-24) Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
01 Apr 2016 (April 1,2 2016) Field Leader Instructor Course (YRDSB teachers)
20 Feb 2016 (February 20-21) Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
23 Dec 2015 (Décembre 2015) formation instructeur CCPA (étudiants BIPA)
04 Dec 2015 (Dec. 4-5) Field Leader Instructor Course (Sibbald Point, ON.)
21 Nov 2015 Nov. 21,22 Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
12 Nov 2015 November 12,13 Field Leader Instructor Course (Vancouver)
23 Oct 2015 OCC-BC PRO D
17 Oct 2015 October 17,18 Field Leader Instructor Course, (Montréal-English)
26 Sep 2015 Sept. 26,27, Field Leader (Hiking) Newfoundland
24 Sep 2015 September 24,25. Field Leader Instructor Course (Newfoundland)
17 Sep 2015 (copy) September 17,18. Field Leader Instructor Course (Nova Scotia)
25 Aug 2015 Aug. 25,26 Field Leader (Hiking) for CRPS teachers
23 Aug 2015 CRPS Instructor Course Aug. 23,24
25 Jun 2015 June 25,26. Field Leader (Equine) Instructor Course (Prince Albert)
15 Jun 2015 June 15 and June 24 Field Leader Instructor Course (Vancouver)
23 May 2015 Field Leader (Overnight) May 23,24
23 May 2015 May 23,24. Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
05 May 2015 May 5-6 Field Leader Instructor Course at Camp Nutimik
01 May 2015 MAYhem Registration
28 Apr 2015 April 28,29. Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
23 Apr 2015 Formation d'instructeur (Chicoutimi) 23-24 avril
28 Mar 2015 March 28/29 Field Leader Instructor Course (Squamish)
31 Jan 2015 Jan 31, Feb 1. Field Leader Instructor Course (Calgary)
26 Jan 2015 January 26-27, 2015 - Field Leader - Hiking (Markham)
06 Nov 2014 November 6/7 Field Leader Instructor Course (Canmore)
01 Nov 2014 November 1/2 Field Leader Instructor Course (Vancouver)
26 Oct 2014 Winter Leadership for Field Leaders
25 Oct 2014 Attendance at Oct.25th AGM meetings
25 Oct 2014 Accomodation and Food package for Oct.25th meetings
25 Oct 2014 Food package for Oct.25th meetings
24 Oct 2014 BC pro d day - Oct/2014
16 Oct 2014 October 16 - 17, 2014 - Leadership Level 1 - Hiking (Brigadoon Village, Nova Scotia)
23 Jul 2014 July 23-24, 2014 Leadership Level 1 - Hiking and Paddling (Willowgrove Day Camp)
17 Jul 2014 July 17-18, 2014 - Leadership Level 1 - Hiking (Mansfield Outdoor Centre)
01 Jul 2014 July 1-2, 2014 - Leadership Level 1 - Hiking (Educo)
25 Jun 2014 June 25-26, 2014 Leadership Level 1 - Hiking and Paddling (Frontier Trails Camp)
14 Jun 2014 June 14/15 LL1 Instructor Course (Camp Chief Hector YMCA)
09 Jun 2014 June 9, 10, 2014 - LL1 Instructor Course (Kirkfield, ON)
20 May 2014 May 20,21, 2014 - LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary, AB)
13 May 2014 May 13, 14, 2014 - LL1 Instructor Course (Fingal, ON)
28 Apr 2014 April 28-29, 2014 Leadership Level 1 - Hiking and Paddling (RKY Camp)
26 Apr 2014 April 26,27, 2014 - LL1 Instructor Course (Ottawa, ON)
07 Apr 2014 April 7,8, 2014 - LL1 Instructor Course (Frontier Lodge)
05 Apr 2014 April 5,6, 2014 - LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary, AB)
20 Jan 2014 January 20-21, 13 - LL1 Instructor Course - Toronto
18 Jan 2014 January 18/19 LL1 Instructor Course (Vancouver)
26 Nov 2013 November 26-28, 13 - Alberta Camps - Leadership Level 1 (Hiking) with Winter Module
24 Nov 2013 November 24-25, 2013 - LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary)
04 Sep 2013 Sept 4,5. London Ontario
09 Jun 2013 June 9-11, 13 - Camp Caroline - Leadership Level 1 (Hiking and Paddling)
25 May 2013 May. 25,26 LL1 Instructor Course (Vancouver Island)
22 May 2013 May 22-24, 13 - Leadership Level 1 (Hiking) with Winter Module - Prospect
08 May 2013 May 8,9. LL1 Instructor Course (Camp Kennebec, Ontario)
04 May 2013 May 4,5th LL1 Instructor Course (BC)
16 Apr 2013 April 16-18, 13 - Truro Campus - Leadership Level 1 (Hiking)
23 Mar 2013 March 23,24. LL1 Instructor Course (Toronto, Ontario)
01 Dec 2012 Dec 1/2 LL1 Instructor Course (BC)
20 Oct 2012 Oct 20,21. LL1 Instructor Course (Nova Scotia)
21 Apr 2012 April 21,22 LL1 Instructor Course (Ontario)
21 Mar 2012 Manitoba Camping Association Leadership Level 1 (Hiking)
10 Mar 2012 March 10,11. LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary)
03 Mar 2012 March 3,4. LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary)
09 Feb 2012 ATA Convention Leadership Level 1 (Hiking)
08 Nov 2011 Nov. 8,9. LL1 Instructor Course (Nova Scotia)
05 Nov 2011 Nov. 5/6 LL1 Instructor Course (Vancouver BC)
29 Oct 2011 Navigation Level 1
29 Oct 2011 Winter Leadership Level 1
27 Oct 2011 Oct. 27,28 LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary)
27 Oct 2011 Oct 27,28 Leadership Level 1 (Hiking)
24 May 2011 May 24,25 LL1 Instructor Course (Calgary)

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