Training & Program Dates

2019 LandSea Leadership Series

There will be online lessons scheduled throughout the end of winter term and spring term. The schedule with exact lesson topics will be available in January 2019. In order for these online lessons to be affective, there will be bi-weekly LandSea Leadership Trainings on Mondays from 6-8pm. All LandSea Trip Leaders (BaseCamp, Expedition-Eligible, Logistics-Eligible) are required to attend these trainings. One absence (with a make-up requirement) is allowed.

Leadership Series Dates

Monday, February 18th 7-9pm
Monday, March 4th 7-9pm
Monday, April 8th 7-9pm
Monday, April 22nd 7-9pm
Monday, May 6th 7-9pm
Monday, May 20th 7-9pm
Monday, June 3rd 7-9pm


For New Leaders

Basecamp

Required

  • Wilderness First Aid & CPR* March 2-3
  • Paddle Training June 11 or 12
  • Basecamp Leader Overnight** June 14-15

Optional

  • Spring Leader Training March 20-30 (Spring Break)
  • Wilderness First Responder & CPR June 17-26, Class meets June 17-21 & 24-26

* If you cannot attend this Wilderness First Aid course, you will need to acquire the training elsewhere (with a $100 reimbursement)
**Alternatively, you can attend a Kalamazoo Outing Club overnight backpacking trip during spring term with prior approval from Directors

Expedition-Eligible

Required

  • Spring Leader Training March 20-30 (Spring Break)
  • Paddle Training June 11 or 12
  • Wilderness First Responder & CPR June 17-26, Class meets June 17-21 & 24-26 S

Optional

  • Wilderness First Aid & CPR March 2-3
  • Basecamp Leader OvernightJune 14-15

For Returning Leaders

Basecamp & Expedition Eligible
  • Paddle Training June 11 or 12
  • Wilderness Medicine Refresher  May 11

For Logistics-Eligible Leaders

Important Dates
  • Wilderness First Aid & CPR March 2-3
  • Paddle Training  June 11 or 12
  • Logistics Leader Training August 5-7

Additional Trainings For Re-Certifying Logistics Leaders

  • Spring Leader Training March 20-30 (Spring Break)
  • Wilderness Medicine Refresher May 11
  • Basecamp Leader Overnight (optional)June 14-15
  • Wilderness First Responder & CPR June 17-26, Class meets June 17-21 & 24-26

Required Program Dates

  • Trip Leader Training August 9-22
  • LandSea Program August 23-September 8
  • Drive back to K / Gear Cleaning Day September 9-10


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.