Field Hiker Leader Course

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This Winter (2017), Hike NS and the Outdoor Council of Canada will deliver courses to help you and others get outside. Learn more and register at www.hikenovascotia.ca. Registration will open about two months before each course:

  • Date TBA, Field Leader-Winter, Location TBA, $50/$40

Field Leader – Winter Leadership Module

Jan. 21, Truro
Saturday, January 21, 2017
A pre-requisite for taking this module is the Field Leader – Hiking certification. This nationally recognized module will provide participants with Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) training in Field Leader – Winter Leadership and allow the Field Leader to lead in low-risk winter environments as defined by the OCC.
The cost is $50 ($40 for current paid Hike NS members). The module is delivered by an OCC certified instructor and offered through Hike NS in partnership with the NS Chapter of the OCC and supported by the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.
For more information, go to http://tiny.cc/jndphy.

Field Leader – Overnight Course HELD Oct. 22-23, 2016 in Economy

A Field Leader – Overnight module will be offered in Economy on October 22 and 23. 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 http://www.hikenovascotia.ca/projects/leadership-hiking-course/

Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Hosted 

Field Hiker Course June 13 & 14, 2015:

Two Field Leader Hiking Courses 2016 HELD:

  • October 15-16 in Wolfville
  • November 5-6 in Halifax

Participants learn to become confident hiking leaders and earn Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) national certification. The course is offered through Hike Nova Scotia in partnership with the OCC and supported by the NS Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage

Learn more & register: http://tiny.cc/43vxay

Two Field LeaderHiking Courses 

Were offered in October & November, 2016 in Halifax & Wolfville.

Participants received Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) national certification in Field Leader – Hiking. The cost was $100 ($90 for current paid Hike NS members). The course was offered through Hike Nova Scotia in partnership with the OCC and supported by the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.  http://www.hikenovascotia.ca/projects/leadership-hiking-course/ or  www.hikenovascotia.ca

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