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Outdoor Training Summit

Looking to step up your outdoor skills and learn valuable tools for teaching girls? Look no further than the Outdoor Training Summit, September 7-9, 2018 at Camp Redwing!

This hands-on training summit will go "Beyond the Basic 8" to help you build confidence in your outdoor skills and offer different ways to teach outdoor skills to girls of all ages. Have fun, learn new skills, and network with other volunteers through interactive activities and discussions.

Choose between different sessions depending on your interests, such as outdoor cooking, geocaching, knife skills, naturalist knowledge, First Aid/CPR training, and more!

Volunteers new to Outdoor Skills have the option to take the seven-hour Outdoor Skills Training required for all outdoor trips through GSWPA camps. First Aid/CPR and Small Craft - Canoe certification trainings will be available as blended-learning sessions. 

The event will run an entire weekend from Friday evening through Sunday morning. Can’t stay for the whole weekend? Choose one of our abbreviated options, including Saturday only sessions.

Meals and snacks will be provided.

All adults attending must be approved volunteers.

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Who Can Attend?

All volunteers who want to advance their outdoor skills. We offer different options for different interests, skill and training levels:

New to Outdoor Skills? Choose the Outdoor Skills Training, which is required for volunteers to take girls to GSWPA camps.

Already taken Outdoor Skills Training? Try the Small Craft – Canoe certification training.

Ready to help other volunteers get girls outdoors? Become an Outdoor Skills Trainer.

A blended learning First Aid/CPR training is available. Spots are limited to 20 participants, and this session requires an additional $35 fee.

A blended learning Small Craft – Canoe Training is also available. Spots are limited to 10 participants, and this session requires an additional $45 fee.

If you register for any of these certification courses, you will receive an email in mid-August with directions and links to complete the online portions. The online portion of these trainings MUST be completed BEFORE the in-person applied skills portion on September 8, 2018 during the Summit.

Attendance Options and Costs

Saturday ONLY: $30
Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Friday & Saturday: $32
Friday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Friday, Saturday & Sunday: $37
Friday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am – 11:15 am

Saturday & Sunday: $35
Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am – 11:15 am

The following are optional Add-ons that require additional fees:
Saturday: First Aid/CPR Training: Additional $35
Saturday: Small Craft-Canoe Training: Additional $45
T-Shirt: Additional $12

Event Details & Schedule

What: Outdoor Training Summit
Where: Camp Redwing, 103 Rader School Rd., Renfrew, PA 16053
When: Friday, September 7, 2018 through Sunday, September 9, 2018

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