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Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Jan 24, 2019 to Jan 29, 2019
Training Type: Backcountry Skiing
Region: Northeast US
Introduces foundational skills in Nordic track and skate and Nordic downhill ski disciplines.  Topics include beginner and intermediate cross country track and ski touring skills for both on-and off-trail skiing in low to moderate elevation snow terrain.  Students participate in regional field trips.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Mar 4, 2019 to Mar 14, 2019
Training Type: Challenge Course
Region: Northeast US
Introduces Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) low and high ropes course competencies and curriculum for certification.  Topics include adventure foundations, facilitation and technical skills, risk management, program design, delivery and evaluation.  Students participate in regional field trips.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Mar 27, 2019 to May 10, 2019
Training Type: Kayaking
Region: Northeast US
Introduces American Canoe Association (ACA) instructor competencies and curriculum for certification in kayak touring and coastal kayaking courses.  Topics include hazard assessment and safety, technical skills development, technical knowledge, decision-making and judgment, and instructional and leadership abilities in a coastal environment, including proficiency in rescues.  Students participate in pool session.  Students participate in local and regional fieldtrips, including a 5-day coastal kayaking expedition.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Apr 18, 2019 to May 14, 2019
Training Type: Rock Climbing
Region: Northeast US
Introduces the Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA) instructor competencies and curriculum for institutional top rope rock climbing certification.  Topics include technical proficiency, selection of equipment, safety systems, site and group management, leadership and teaching approaches, curriculum development, and basic rock rescue.  Students participate in local and regional fieldtrips.

Training Provider: Camp Chingachgook

Training Dates: Jun 16, 2019
Training Type: Professional Development
Region: Northeast US
Course led by Water Ski Works instructor. Learn water ski instruction skills including: safe navigation of tow boat, safe towing of skiers, effective driving techniques, equipment maintenance, regulations and standards. All participants will spend time as a skier and as a driver. For more information visit www.waterskiworks.com. Course tuition is $280.

Training Provider: Camp Chingachgook

Training Dates: Jun 21, 2019
Training Type: Professional Development
Region: Northeast US
Course led by USA Archery instructor. Level 1 Instructors will learn to accurately shoot a bow, teach beginner archers, manage a basic archery program and repair equipment. Recognized by the American Camp Association for archery range instructors. Includes sample lesson plans. For more information please visit USA Archery. Course tuition is $85. Course tuition with lodging and meals is $195.

Training Provider: Camp Chingachgook

Training Dates: Jun 6, 2019 to Jun 8, 2019
Training Type: Professional Development
Region: Northeast US
This course led by NRA instructor. The NRA certification course trains riflery instructors to teach rifle marksmanship and safely operate a camp and recreation riflery range. The full three day course is recommended for staff operating a range at a summer camp. Range Safety Officer, NRA Basic Instructor, and NRA Rifle Discipline, are all included in this course and are required by NY state Department of Health to operate a shooting sports range. The course is also recognized by the American Camp Association.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Mar 25, 2019 to Apr 17, 2019
Training Type: Canoeing
Region: Northeast US
Introduces American Canoe Association (ACA) instructor competencies and curriculum for certification in canoe touring and river canoe courses.  Topics include hazard assessment and safety, technical knowledge and skills development, decision-making and judgement, instructional and leadership abilities in a river environment.  This course progresses from flatwater review through moving and whitewater up to class II-III.  Students participate in Advanced Swift Water Rescue training.  Students participate in regional field trips to area waterways.

Training Provider: Camp Chingachgook

Training Dates: Jun 10, 2019 to Jun 13, 2019
Training Type: Professional Development
Region: Northeast US
This classroom and on the water course teaches safe powerboat operation and improved boat handling skills. The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, which represents the boating authorities of all 50 states, has approved the course. Upon successful completion of the course and exam, a US Powerboating and NYS certificate will be granted. Course tuition is $260. Course tuition with lodging and meals is $305.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Jan 14, 2019 to Jan 22, 2019
Region: Northeast US
OLP 210:  Wilderness First Responder