Outdoor Leadership Program

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Maine Bound is hosting our annual Outdoor Leadership Program in Fall 2019. The program is designed to provide participants a foundational understanding of outdoor leadership. To complete the program candidates must complete the eight 1.5 hour educational clinics and participate in 2 Maine Bound Trips/Clinics. Upon completion, you will be invited on a capstone backpacking and canoe expedition with your graduating cohort and receive a certificate in Outdoor Leadership.

Topics Include:

  • History of Outdoor Education
  • Facilitation & Debriefing Skills
  • Teaching & Lesson Planning
  • Leadership Styles
  • Group Dynamics
  • Decision Making
  • Risk Management
  • Communication & Feedback

The program will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 starting on September 17, 2019 and will finish on November 12, 2019. (Program does not meet on October 15.)

*Selections on whom will be invited to join the program will occur on September 10. 

Applications Due:
September 6th, 2019

Please submit the application online on this Google Form.