Training Calendar

Local Trainings

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sponsor: Miami Group (FL)
Do you love the outdoors? Would you like to share your love of it with others? We can teach you how and provide all the equipment you need to do it! Join us for Leader Training and become a certified leader for adults or youth and start sharing the outdoors with others. Lunch included on Saturday. Cost: $25, (to be refunded after you lead your first trip). Class size is limited; fee payment guarantees your spot.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sponsor: Florida Chapter
Do you love the outdoors? Would you like to share your love of it with others? We can tell you how and give you all the equipment you need to do it! Join us for Leader Training on Saturday and Sunday Oct 25-26 Become a certified leader for adults or youth and begin sharing the outdoors with others. Classes will be held at a park in the Fort Lauderdale area. Lunch included on Saturday. Cost: $25, (to be refunded after you lead your first trip). To register contact Mark Walters, wwalters@miami....
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sponsor: Florida Chapter
SOLO is conducting a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) in West Palm Beach. Cost is $200 (tuition only) for the 16 hour course 9 am to 5 pm. (price includes tuition, lunch both days and plenty of water). No CPR just WFA. Receive a two year certification from SOLO. For details on location contact http://www.gatorcpr.com/#!wilderness-training/c1r9a
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Sponsor: Florida Chapter
Leader Training OLT101 for new outing leaders and re-certification. Training facilitated in Gainesville. Minimum requirement are four participants and everyone has to be a Sierra Club member prior to the class. Cost is $6 to cover handout material. Contact Rudy Scheffer or for more details. 727-726-8375 or rudy@adventuresworldwide.com.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Beginning Navigation Clinic: Spend the day one-on-one with an instructor, learning/practicing map and compass in our local mountains. Beginners to rusty old-timers welcome and practice is available at all skill levels. Not a checkout, but it will help you prepare. Many expert leaders will attend; many I-rated leaders started here in the past. 4 mi, 500' gain. Send sase, phones, rideshare info, $25 deposit, refunded at trailhead (Sierra Club) to Leader: Diane Dunbar. Co-Ldr:...
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Sponsor: Florida Chapter
SOLO is conducting a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) in Tallahassee. Cost is $200 (tuition only) for the 16 hour course 9 am to 5 pm. (price includes tuition, lunch both days and plenty of water). No CPR just WFA. Receive a two year certification from SOLO. For details on location contact http://www.gatorcpr.com/#!wilderness-training/c1r9a or Rudy Scheffer at rudy@adventuresworldwide.com, 727-542-6403
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M-R: Navigation: Workshop on 3rd Class Terrain: This navigation workshop is limited to individuals participating in the Indian Cove Navigation Noodle and is intended to explore special navigation issues that arise on 3rd class terrain. Class 3 rock travel experience required. Restricted to Sierra Club members. Helmets and medical forms required/group size limited. Send email/sase, SC#, class 3 experience, conditioning, contact info to Leader: Robert Myers. Co-Leader: Jack Kieffer.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Indian Cove Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Rock: Indian Cove Checkout, Joshua Tree National Park: M and E level rock practice and checkout for LTC leadership candidates. Practice Saturday, checkout Sunday. Restricted to Sierra Club members with technical rock climbing experience. Climbing helmets and harnesses required. Email climbing resume to Leader: Patrick McKusky. Assistant: Dan Richter.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Indian Cove Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Warren Point Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkoff or practice to satisfy the basic (I/M) level or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. To participate, send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Indian Cove Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Sat for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sun checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Indian Cove Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Sat for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sun checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Basic Safety System: First of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. Today's indoor evening workshop of four hours reviewing ropes, harnesses, helmets and basic climbing gear will take place in Pasadena. As space is limited, priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, Sierra Club number, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick...
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Belaying: Second of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. Today, at Stoney Point in Chatsworth, focus is on belaying and principles of anchor building. As space is limited, priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick McKusky
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Rappelling: Third of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. Today, at Stoney Point in Chatsworth, focus is on rappelling. As space is limited priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, Sierra Club number, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick McKusky