Check out Joshua Brandon's (the Sierra Club's Military and Community Outdoor Recreation Organizer) white paper on "Working with the Military Community" and call notes from our first in our Continuing Education Call Series.
If you have a topic you are interested seeing discussed (especially if you would like to help run it!), please contact Sascha Paris (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mark Walters (email@example.com).
Learn to lead the trips you see in the Sierra magazine! We are running a lodge-based National Training Trip running this August at Sierra Club's own Hutchinson Lodge. To learn more about the five-month pre-trip homework and the five-day trip (and apply), visit: August 20-24 at Hutchinson Lodge in Norden, CA (First homework is due in April.)
Space is available on a WFA at the California Alpine Club May 8-9, 2014. This course is being hosted by the CANVOS subcommittee. Food and lodging option is available. To learn more and register, visit the brochure.
National Outings (the program that runs the trips in the Sierra magazine) is offering two backpack Training Trips - one in the Northwest and one in the Southwest. To learn more about the five-month pre-trip homework and the five-day trip (and apply), visit:
Do you lead others on trips in remote outdoor settings? Learn and practice your skills in the recognition, assessment and treatment of medical emergencies in the beautiful Sierra Nevada (and stay at the Sierra Club's famous Clair Tappaan Lodge in Norden, CA). Instruction, food and lodging are available for both courses. To learn more and register:
May 3-5 WFR-Recert - If you have a current Wilderness First Responder and need to recertify, this is the course for you! These rigorous three days of training will help you refine your skills.
May 17-26 WFR - This full Wilderness First Responder is ideal for those who are leading groups (or recreating) in remote settings where 911 is not an option.