A Field Leader – Hiking Course will be offered in Baddeck on June 13 and 14, 2015. St. Michael’s Parish Hall.
It will provide participants with Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) national certification in Field Leader – Hiking.
This includes skills to organize and lead others in a one day, educational or activity based experience in a natural environment.
The course is two full days in length and will provide successful candidates with the necessary skills to be a confident hiking leader. The program is suitable for hiking club leaders, trail group volunteers, recreation department staff, teachers, 4H leaders, Scout and Guide leaders, parents or individuals interested in leading hikes. Courses are taught by OCC certified instructors.
The cost is $100 ($90 for current Hike NS members). The course is offered through Hike Nova Scotia in partnership with the Nova Scotia Chapter of the OCC, Naturally Active Victoria County, Victoria County and supported by NS Health and Wellness Active Living Branch
For more information, go to http://www.hikenovascotia.ca/projects/leadership-hiking-course/