This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees. The program consists of lectures, small group exercises and role-play scenarios spread over two evening sessions and one weekend session, with a follow-on session to organize actual trips. Topics include trip planning and trip organization, safety, leadership styles, and group dynamics. The program emphasizes experiential learning and decision making skills. Open to all AMC members with preference given to active AMC trip participants. The two evening sessions are held Wednesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 19th from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at the AMC Cabot Auditorium, 4 Joy St., Boston, MA. The weekend session is held April 28 - 30 (beginning 7 pm on Friday and ending by 4 pm on Sunday) at Camp Lyndon, Sandwich, MA. You must attend all of these sessions to complete the program. The (optional, but highly encouraged) follow-on session to organize trips is Wednesday, May 3rd. Program size is limited.
AMC Boston Chapter 2017 Spring Leadership Program
Massachusetts, Boston Area
4 Joy Street, Boston, MA
Run until filled:
Course material, weekend lodging, 2 breakfasts and dinner, but not lunches.