Training & Program Dates


For New Leaders

Important Training Dates

Required

  • June Training June 9-12
  • Wilderness First Aid & CPR* Online Components During Spring Term 2021, In-person components during June or August training periods
  • Trip Leader Training August 7-21

* If you cannot attend this Wilderness First Aid course, you will need to acquire the training elsewhere (with a $100 reimbursement)

For Returning Leaders

Important Training Dates

Required

  • June Training June 9-12
  • Trip Leader Training August 7-21
  • If you do not have a current Wilderness Medicine certification, you will need to complete the Wilderness First Aid & CPR certification this Spring.*
Other Options for Returning Leaders
  • There is a possibility, as a returning leader, that you can be eligible to assist with one of the LandSea program sessions from August 28-September 7. If you are not available for the full program this summer but still want to be involved, please reach out to us at outdoor.programs@kzoo.edu.

For Logistics-Eligible Leaders

Important Training Dates

Required

  • June Training June 9-12
  • Logistics Leader Training¬†Tentatively August 4-6
  • Trip Leader Training August 7-21

Additional Training For Re-Certifying Logistics Leaders

  • Wilderness Medicine Refresher Spring 2021 (Contact Jory for more information)

Required Program Dates

  • Trip Leader Training August 7-21
  • LandSea Program August 21-September 5
  • Move back to K / Gear Cleaning Day September 6


Religious observance during training and LandSea 

We recognize there are times when the dates of LandSea or trip leader training may occur during major religious, spiritual, or cultural holidays and events. If you have any questions about how your religious or spiritual practice might be accommodated within the confines of the trip or training, please contact the Outdoor Programs office.