Sierra Club Outdoor Leader Training 101

10:00am4:00pm

Overview

  • Instructor Allegheny Group - Seirra Club

The Sierra Club Outings program trains volunteers to lead a variety of outings--from short local hikes to longer treks and service trips. This free Outdoor Leader Training 101 can help you develop the skills and confidence you need to help others have safe and enjoyable experiences outdoors. Lunch, coffee and snacks provided! As a certified Sierra Club Outings Leader, you'll join a community of local outdoor enthusiasts who love to engage others to explore, enjoy and protect the outdoor places you love. Through discussions, role-playing scenarios and practice, Outdoor Leader Training participants will learn: How to plan fun, engaging outside adventures for a variety of skill levels Where to go with tips specific to Western PA How to promote your outing for good turnout and engage a diverse audience How to screen and educate participants so they are appropriately prepared and equipped How to promote proper trail etiquette and leave-no-trace How to avoid hazards What to do when things go wrong How to make your own first aid kit using supplies provided by Sierra Club

    Activity location

    Settler's Ridge REI

    600 Settlers Ridge Center Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

    Map image of Settler's Ridge REI