Field Leader - Overnight: Economy Sept. 16-17 - Sep16
A Field Leader – Overnight module will be offered in Economy on September 16 and 17. It will provide participants Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) training and certification in Field Leader – Overnight and qualifies participants to lead longer trips in low-risk terrain classes relevant to their activity. A pre-requisite to the course is at least one OCC Field Leader course. The module will review and deepen the event cycle and offers effective group management techniques for longer outdoor trips. Participants are required to read a manual, and participate in an online planning meeting beforehand. All of the instruction will be outdoors, including an overnight hiking trip on an 18 km hiking loop. The course is taught by an OCC certified instructor. The cost is $125 ($115 for current paid Hike NS members and $100 for Duke of Ed leaders). The course is offered through Hike Nova Scotia in partnership with the Nova Scotia Chapter of the OCC and supported by the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage. For more information, go to https://www.hikenovascotia.ca/ .