A Field Leader – Hiking Course will be offered June 16 to 17 in Baddeck. 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. Courses are two 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 fee is $110 to $135. Victoria County leaders interested in taking the course may apply for a Leadership Development Assistance Fund in support of taking the course benefiting residents and visitors. Application can be downloaded here for your convenience: https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/funding/leadership-funding/
The course is offered through Hike Nova Scotia in Partnership with the OCC and supported by the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.
For more information, go to www.hikenovascotia.ca.