Outdoor education gives practical experience in planning and executing a troop overnight camping trip. It is required for volunteers in charge of any activity that involves girls packing gear, planning menus, pitching tents, cooking over a fire/portable stove for an outdoor camping experience or staying overnight at camp. It is an opportunity for adults to learn and practice outdoor skills and safety considerations for outings. Fee includes Outdoor Education Planning Session and Outdoor Education Overnight. This course should be updated every six years. These courses can be taken in different locations throughout the council so please register separately for each one.
Date: Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5, 2013
Time: 6 PM Saturday – 6 PM Sunday
Place: Icimani Adventure Center, 5488 Yellow Mountain Rd., Roanoke, VA 24014
Fee: $20/adult (includes OE Planning Session & Overnight)
Registration Opens: July 1, 2013
Registration Closes: September 25, 2013
To Register: Register online or send Training Registration Form (#3205) to:
Debra Giles, GSVSC
3663 Peters Creek Road, NW
Roanoke, VA 24019
800-542-5905, ext. 101, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions: Susan Peyton, 540-521-8852 or email@example.com
Note: Participants will need to bring a pocket knife, completed Health History Form (#2072), pen and paper, and a copy of Outdoor Education in Girl Scouting ($9.50; order when registering) to the Outdoor Ed Planning Session.