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Assistant Trip Leader

Backpacking through the woods.

The Assistant Trip Leader Training Weekend has been developed to introduce students with fundamental aspects of adventure programming. Topics include risk management, theory and practice of experiential education, design, delivery, and processing experiences, group dynamics, facilitating initiatives, and situational leadership. Participants should expect to analyze how challenge and risk play a role in adventure based programming through the lens of rock climbing. Additionally, student will cook and eat meals together while housed at the Outdoor Education Center.

Date TBD

Cost $35

Prerequisites None

Equipment Needs Daypack, Headlamp, Raingear, Layering Systems, Journal/Pen, Water Bottles, Sleeping Bag,

Location Outdoor Education Center and Cooper’s Rock State Forest

Contact John Greene - jhgreene@mail.wvu.edu

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