Develop leadership skills with our Outdoor Leadership Series and Leadership Series: Life Skills workshops! Both are beneficial for OE Trip Leaders as well as future camp counselors, scout leaders and search and rescue team members. Even if you don’t plan to serve in these capacities, you will gain leadership know-how and confidence to be effective in any personal or professional role.
Everyone (age 18+) is welcome to attend. Participants will achieve the following:
Training takes several months to complete, and a Certificate of Completion will be provided. An OE Peer Mentor will be assigned to OE Trip Leaders-in-training. Mentors will answer questions, offer resources and meet for lunch, social events and outdoor adventures.
Required for OE Trip Leaders-in-training.
Build your leadership through adventure education and experiential learning. Levels 1 and 3 are free for hired OE Trip Leaders and those in training. Level 2 is approximately $60-$100.
Take all Level 1 workshops, and earn a Certificate of Completion. Choose between two sessions of each quarterly workshop.
Everyone is welcome!
Outdoor Leadership Series Level 1 is open to everyone age 18 and older. It’s beneficial for future camp counselors, scout leaders and search and rescue team members. Level 1 is practical for those who want to increase their safety or personal excursions. The fee is $5 per workshop. Register at the OE Shop by the day prior to each workshop. A Certificate of Completion is provided.
Take a four-to-eight-day Leader Expedition course (with the Wilderness Education Association curriculum) to Santa Cruz Island – or another wilderness location – just before fall quarter. Course completion is required within one year of your hire date. A Certificate of Completion is provided. Includes transportation, campsites, gear rental and permit costs.
Achieve the following, and become an OE Peer Mentor for those in Level 1 and Level 2. A certificate of completion is provided.