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Wilderness First Aid 5/4/19 NATURE OUTDOOR LIVING SKILLS|FIRST AID Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

Wilderness First Aid May 4th - 5th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one and maybe even save a life. Wilderness First Aid is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of wilderness first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. The 16 hour long (two-day) program focuses on the skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Those who complete the course and pass the written and practical skills will receive a Wilderness First Aid certification from SOLO which is valid for 2 years. SOLO is among the leaders in Wilderness Medicine Training and certification. Coffee and snacks will be provided each day. Course Requirements: Participant MUST have a current CPR certification upon completion of course. If you do not already hold this certification an optional Adult CPR Recertification Course will be offered on Saturday evening for an additional fee of $50.00 Register Now
USA Archery Level I or II Instructor 5/18/19 OPEN HOUSE Sattva Center for Archery Training

221 Pine Street, Suite 155
Florence, Massachusetts 01062

Level I and II candidates work with Sattva Center's owner and Level IV-NTS Coach, Kyle Bissell. Level I is the first day only. Level II candidates must attend both days. Coach Kyle augments your learning experience by integrating the USA Archery Mobile Coach videos into the Level I and II courses. In Level II Courses, while covering the steps of the National Training System (NTS) for recurve and compound, we use coaching tools such as the Coach’s Eye movement analysis App to understand NTS from all angles. We use a variety off instructional techniques with the goal of catering to all learning styles. Coach Kyle has a Masters in Education, is a teacher of Physical Education, and has facilitated the learning of athletic endeavors to people for nearly 25 years. You will learn from someone who has a deep passion for risk management, education, life-long physical activity, and archery. Candidates who complete the course are encouraged to keep in touch and use Sattva Center as an ongoing resource as their archery careers progress. Sattva Center for Archery Training used to be known as Amherst Archery Academy. Interested candidates will see both names on many materials until the name is officially changed later this spring.

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American Canoe Assoc. Instructor Certification 5/25/19 OTHER Hulbert Outdoor Center

2968 Lake Morey Road
Fairlee, Vermont 05075

American Canoe Association Certificate program to become an ACA Tandem Canoe Instructor. Intro. to Canoeing: Level I (flatwater) / Essentials of River Canoeing: Level 2 (moving water) / River Canoeing: Level 3 (Class I-II). PFDs, paddles, and safety equipment provided. Paddlers must demonstrate basic boat control skills, teaching ability, safety awareness, and technical knowledge to obtain certifications. Intro to Canoeing /Essentials of River Canoeing - 2 day course River Canoeing - 3 day course Register Now
Wilderness First Responder Recertification Course 5/25/19 CPR|FIRST AID Hulbert Outdoor Center

2968 Lake Morey Road
Fairlee, Vermont 05075

This two-day review is designed to re-certify individuals previously certified as Wilderness First Responders. Although open to any WFR graduate, SOLO currently has reciprocity with WMI/NOLS and WMA; graduates of these programs can be re-certified through SOLO providing their certification is current at the time of the course. CPR Recertification is available for an additional fee. Proof of eligible WFR and CPR training must be provided to SOLO before renewal cards will be issued. Register Now
Wilderness First Aid 5/25/19 CPR|FIRST AID Hulbert Outdoor Center

2968 Lake Morey Road
Fairlee, Vermont 05075

Join the staff of SOLO for a two-day introductory course in wilderness medical emergencies. Course includes lectures and practical simulations. Designed for outdoor enthusiasts and trip leaders. AHA CPR available for $45. Recognized by American Camp Association and various guide licensing boards Register Now
Adventure Programming 5/28/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

This 4-day workshop will take place May 28-31, 2019, from 8:30-5:00 each day. It is Project Adventure's comprehensive foundational workshop designed for any individual who is excited to learn the basics of adventure and experiential education. During this workshop, the techniques needed to begin programming using games, initiatives, low and high elements are introduced and explored. How you teach and what you teach will forever be changed after taking this dynamic workshop. Participants will: - Experience the spirit of adventure programming through an activity-based, hands-on workshop that covers a broad spectrum of portable games, initiatives, and low and high challenge course elements. - Learn how Project Adventure’s cornerstones of Challenge By Choice, Full Value Contract, and Experiential Learning cycle are key foundations of an effective adventure program. - Experience the power of adventure education as an effective tool for teaching social and emotional learning skills and promoting change in individuals and groups in various educational settings. - Be introduced to basic facilitation skills such as sequencing, framing, and debriefing techniques for a variety of activity types, including initiatives, lows, and highs. - Learn the Standard Operating Procedures (safety guidelines) for a variety of low elements and traditional traversing and ascending high elements. Learn to tie necessary knots, practice belay skills, and learn appropriate use and care of essential gear for high challenge course operations. Register Now
High Ropes Facilitator 6/1/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 1st at 9:00 a.m through June 4th at 5:00 p.m. Purpose: Learn facilitating techniques for various high elements and safety and rescue skills. Gain knowledge in risk and course management.

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module 6/1/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Purpose: To be a trained waterfront lifeguard with rescue and first aid skills based on the American Red Cross Lifeguard Program (revised Feb 2017). Meets ACA Standards. Please note that the Lifeguarding training is a full time commitment, including evening class time and coursework. The course hours are designed as a classroom style residential training. We will begin at 9am on the first day of class. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors. Cost: $385 Prerequisites: The minimum age is 15 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course. Pre-test includes: Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed) Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits. Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete.

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Challenge Course Facilitator 6/1/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

There is a discount price if a participant enrolls in both the High and Low Ropes Facilitator Trainings back to back. Combined Dates: June 1-7 High and Low Facilitator Training Cost: $695 Certification: Challenge Course Facilitator (2 years) Please note that the Ropes training is a full time commitment, including evening classes and coursework.

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Technical Skills Intensive 6/3/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

This 3-day workshop will take place June 3-5, 2019, from 8:30-5:00 each day. This is Project Adventure's intermediate workshop for those who have an introductory technical knowledge by taking our Adventure Programming workshop, or the equivalent experience. During this workshop, expect to bring your introductory technical skills to the next level. It is ideal for experienced facilitators and those looking to expand their knowledge of technical systems and prepare for taking the Practitioner Certification Level 1 exam. Participants will: - Build on existing skills in knot-tying, belaying and belay team management, spotting, and general facilitation of low and high challenge course elements. - Gain a working knowledge of the applications, storage, cleaning, and retirement for a variety of equipment including harnesses, helmets, carabiners and other connectors, belay devices, ropes, self-belay lanyards, and belay set-ups (pulleys, SRDs). - Learn and practice self-belayed climbing and other methods of course access as well as descending techniques. - Learn more advanced challenge course set-up and take-down procedures including gear retrieval and demonstrate the ability to establish a belay system utilizing pulleys, shear reduction devices, and appropriate connectors and anchorages. - Learn Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for a variety of high and low challenge course elements including more advanced high element SOPs for Zip Wire, Pamper Pole/Plank, and Flying Squirrel and low element SOPs for swinging and cabled elements, the 12’ Initiative Wall, and the Trust Fall. - Review industry norms and standards (e.g., MA DPS & other state regulations, ACCT standards) and gain an understanding of basic risk management concerns relative to challenge course operations. Register Now
Low Ropes Facilitator 6/5/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 5th at 9:00 a.m. through June 7th at 5:00 p.m. Purpose: Focus is on facilitation techniques for both element/initiative and non-element/initiative challenges as well as safety skills.

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Canoe Level 1 6/5/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 5th at 9:00 a.m through June 8th at 5:00 p.m. Purpose: To learn or review basic canoe strokes before moving into the instructor level course (includes Intro to Canoeing Skills Course on day 1.) This is strongly recommended for all students and especially for those with minimal paddling experience. To certify an individual to teach the American Canoe Association Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing curriculum To gain knowledge of canoe safety To strengthen teaching skills To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor 6/6/19 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor

BEGINS: Thursday, June 6 @ 8:30AM
ENDS: Saturday, June 8 @ 4PM or the at the discretion of the instructor.
Instructor: K.O. Bisson

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Artificial Climbing Wall 1 6/6/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

This artificial climbing wall and tower training is the first step in preparing staff to develop introductory technical skills. Instruction includes elements of client orientation, belay system choices, and wall equipment care. Participants will: - Be introduced to artificial climbing walls as an educational tool. Explore intentional learning outcomes and curriculum. -Develop best practices related to artificial climbing wall environments. -Develop a level of consistency and competency in the following areas: client orientation and instruction; general climbing skills including movement; options for attaching the climber; belaying techniques and options (Primary, Australian, TEAM); equipment care and use structural inspection and care; facilitator wall/tower access and off-hours public access prevention; route setting considerations; awareness of potential climber problems Register Now
Artificial Climbing Wall 2 6/7/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

We have designed this workshop for climbers and challenge course practitioners who possess basic technical skills and aspire to strengthen, broaden, and assess their skills. When combined with Artificial Climbing Wall I, this training provides appropriate skills instruction for developing entry-level climbing wall practitioners on standard climbing walls and towers and includes additional wall activities and rescue considerations. Participants will: - Increase the level of professionalism in the use of artificial climbing walls & towers. - Be introduced to additional climbing wall activities such as rappelling, ascending a fixed rope, and étrier ascents and traverses. - Learn and practice rope rescue techniques related to the climbing wall environment. Register Now
Climbing Wall Facilitator 6/8/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Purpose: Learn facilitation techniques, belaying skills and safety for climbing wall structures. Gain knowledge in risk management. Dates: Saturday June 8th starting at 9am finishing at 5pm Cost: $85

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SOLO Wilderness First Aid 6/8/19 OPEN HOUSE William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

BEGINS: Saturday, June 8 @ 8:30AM
ENDS: Sunday, June 9 @ 5 PM or the at the discretion of the instructor.

Adult CPR Course
Saturday, June 8 @ 6PM Ends at the discretion of the instructor.

INSTRUCTOR: TBA
Course Fee: $200
Course Fee with CPR: $250
Course Fee CPR ONLY: $50

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National Archery Association Basic Instructor Level 1 6/8/19 OPEN HOUSE William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

National Archery Association Basic Instructor Level 1

BEGINS: Saturday, June 8 @ 1:00 PM
ENDS: Sunday, June 9 @ 5PM or the at the discretion of the instructor.
INSTRUCTOR: Lucy Morris

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Windsurfing Instructor Workshop with Intro to Windsurfing 6/9/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 9th at 9:00 a.m. through June 11th at 5:00 p.m. Prerequisites: Minimum Age 17 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Completion of swimming pretest Purpose: Review and practice of windsurfing skills, and care and knowledge of equipment. To learn teaching progression and strategies. To focus on safety including a risk management plan. Offers practice teaching opportunities. Please note that Day 1 includes review and practice time for windsurfing skills and specific introductions to equipment care. Days 2 and 3 are identical in content and coincide with the Experienced Windsurf Instructor Workshop.

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American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor 6/9/19 OPEN HOUSE William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

BEGINS: Sunday, June 9 @ 8:30AM
ENDS: Tuesday, June 11 @ 4PM or the at the discretion of the instructor.
INSTRUCTOR: K.O. Bisson

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Water Safety Instructor (WSI) 6/9/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Road
Denmark, Maine 04022

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course: To train and certify candidates in the American Red Cross Aquatics Program including teaching children and adults to swim, and giving water safety presentations to kids and their parents. Saturday June 9th starting at 9am - Thursday June 13th finishing by 6pm Please note that the WSI training is a full-time commitment for the five day training. This includes morning, afternoon and evening classes and coursework. Students will need to have online access prior to arriving at the training to pre-register with the Red Cross. Some reading or course work may also be assigned in the few weeks prior to the training. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors.

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module 6/9/19 ACQUATICS|CPR|FIRST AID Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 9th at 9:00 a.m. through June 12th at 6:00 p.m. Purpose: To be a trained waterfront lifeguard with rescue and first aid skills based on the American Red Cross Lifeguard Program (revised Feb 2017). Meets ACA Standards. Please note that the Lifeguarding training is a full time commitment, including evening class time and coursework. The course hours are designed as a classroom style residential training. We will begin at 9am on the first day of class. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors. Cost: $385 Prerequisites: The minimum age is 15 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course. Pre-test includes: Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed) Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits. Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete. Register Now
Advanced Skills and Standards 6/10/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

This is a 4-day workshop taking place June 10-13, 2019, from 8:30-5:00 each day. This workshop is the premier technical workshop in the field created to update the advanced practitioner or build the skills of the intermediate technical participant. It is an opportunity to fine-tune one’s critical skills and practice the rescue of people. An ideal opportunity to learn and practice the skills and knowledge needed before taking the Practitioner Certification Level 2 exam. Participants will: - Gain an in-depth understanding of the risk management impacts of PA’s core foundational concepts (e.g., Challenge by Choice, Full Value Contract, GRABBSS) and learn leadership skills necessary to supervise a challenge course program. - Be introduced to a variety of PA elements and equipment and review current challenge course industry norms and standards including state regulations, and Association for Challenge Course (ACCT) standards. - Review the applications, storage, cleaning and retirement for a variety of equipment including harnesses, helmets, carabiners and other connectors, belay devices, ropes, self-belay lanyards and belay set-ups (pulleys, SRDs). - Tie and utilize a variety of knots (foundational, intermediate and advanced) used in various applications on the challenge course. - Be able to demonstrate proficiency with multiple belaying techniques and be able to instruct and supervise others in the correct use of these techniques. - Show a working knowledge of challenge course structural components (e.g., bolts, cable, and rapid links) and knowledge of in-house inspection of your challenge course. - Learn and practice high element course rescue techniques including belay escapes, assisted hoists and cutaway rescues. Register Now
Adventure Institute for Camp Staff - Facilitation & Low Elements 6/10/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot St
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

This is a tw0-day workshop running June 10-11, 2019. Times are 8:30-5:00 each day. Workshop Goals: - Introduce camp staff to foundational adventure concepts. - Gain an understanding of activity selection, sequencing, framing and debriefing. - Be able to put together a camp Adventure program that is age appropriate and effective for various timeframes. - Learn appropriate spotting techniques for ground activities and low elements. - Understand typical Low Element Standard Operating Procedures. - Learn a variety of activities to use on all facets of your camp population. Register Now
Archery 6/11/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 11th at 1:00 P.M thru June 12th at 6:00 P.M. Purpose: To improve the safety and quality of archery instruction to individuals and small groups in a camp setting To review archery techniques To give instructors confidence in teaching To learn to motivate and vary daily program To care for equipment and make repairs To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards and state licensing regulations.

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Canoe Level 1 6/11/19 ACQUATICS|NATURE OUTDOOR LIVING SKILLS Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 11th at 9:00 a.m. through June 14th at 5:00 p.m. Purpose: To learn or review basic canoe strokes before moving into the instructor level course (includes Intro to Canoeing Skills Course on day 1.) This is strongly recommended for all students and especially for those with minimal paddling experience. To certify an individual to teach the American Canoe Association Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing curriculum To gain knowledge of canoe safety To strengthen teaching skills To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards Register Now
American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training 6/12/19 OPEN HOUSE William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training

BEGINS: Wednesday, June 12 @ 8:30AM
ENDS: Friday, June 14 @ 4PM or the at the discretion of the instructor.
INSTRUCTOR: K.O. Bisson

*Course includes American Red Cross CPR for the Professional and American Red Cross First Aid

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Camp Rifle Instructor Training Course 6/12/19 OPEN HOUSE William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

Camp Rifle Instructor Training Course

BEGINS: Wednesday, June 12 @ 1:00PM
ENDS: Friday, June 14 @ Noon or the at the discretion of the instructor.
INSTRUCTOR: George Chase

*Same curriculum as former CMP instructor course.

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Adventure Institute for Camp Staff - High Low Elements 6/12/19 OTHER Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

This is a two-day workshop taking place June 12-13, 2019. Times are 8:30-5:00 each day. This two-day session is designed for New Adventure Program Directors, Facilitators and Belay Assistants. The content will focus on challenge course belay skills, Australian belay, basic knot tying, element set-up, take down, Standard Operating Procedures for high challenge course elements and climbing wall management.

Workshop Goals:

  • Learn Standard Operating Procedures for traversing and ascending high elements, including Climbing Wall/Tower faces.
  • Learn how to tie the figure 8 follow-through, figure 8 on-a-bight, double figure 8 and Killick hitch.
  • Learn the BUS belay method.
  • Learn when participant belays (Australian Belay, TEAM belay, individual) might be appropriate, and how to manage these belays.*
  • Learn how to set up and take down elements properly.
  • Care for Challenge Course equipment.
  • Learn how to incorporate various types of groups into a High Element experience.
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American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module 6/13/19 ACQUATICS|CPR|FIRST AID Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 13th at 9:00 a.m. through June 16th at 6:oo p.m. Purpose: To be a trained waterfront lifeguard with rescue and first aid skills based on the American Red Cross Lifeguard Program (revised Feb 2017). Meets ACA Standards. Please note that the Lifeguarding training is a full time commitment, including evening class time and coursework. The course hours are designed as a classroom style residential training. We will begin at 9am on the first day of class. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors. Cost: $385 Prerequisites: The minimum age is 15 Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course. Pre-test includes: Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed) Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits. Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete. Register Now
American Trauma Event Management: CPR for Professional Rescuer ATEM First Aid 6/13/19 OTHER William Lawrence Camp

139 Federal Corner Road
Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 03816

American Trauma Event Management: CPR for Professional Rescuer ATEM First Aid

WHEN: Thursday, June 13 1:00PM - 6:00PM
INSTRUCTOR: K.O. Bisson

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Powerboat Towing Safety* 6/13/19 OPEN HOUSE Nashoba Gatherings, Crescent Lake

198 Raymond Hill Rd
Raymond, Maine 04071

Trainer: Waterski Works ~Limited Availability~ Ideal for power boat drivers and wakeboard, waterski, and tubing instructors. Coffee & Chec-in: 8AM Start: 8:30 AM Finish & Exam: 5PM

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USA Archery Instructor Certification Workshop 6/13/19 OPEN HOUSE Camp Taconic

770 New Windsor Road
Hinsdale, Massachusetts 01235

This course is designed to qualify basic archery instructors for camps and youth programs.

The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course provides graduates the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety both on and off the archery range and ensures that minimum standards for archery instruction are consistently taught to provide for the safety and enjoyment of the participants, instructors and spectators. Level 1 Instructors are well prepared to teach beginner archery programs to people of all ages and abilities in a variety of both indoor and outdoor settings in the disciplines of target, field or 3-D archery. The Level 1 Instructor will learn about range safety, range setup, the steps of shooting, equipment and repair, programs and lesson plans.

Participants receive:

  • 1 Level 1 Instructor Certification Book
  • 1 Stretch Band
  • 1 USA Archery Whistle Certificates and cards are no longer issued upon completion of the course. They will be emailed to the applicant once course paperwork is received by USA Archery and certification is validated and issued.
Archery 6/13/19 ARCHERY AND RIFLERY Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

This course runs from June 13th at 1:00 P.M through June 14th at 6:00 P.M. Purpose: To improve the safety and quality of archery instruction to individuals and small groups in a camp setting To review archery techniques To give instructors confidence in teaching To learn to motivate and vary daily program To care for equipment and make repairs To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards and state licensing regulations. Register Now
Lifeguard Training & Lifeguard Recertification 6/14/19 ACQUATICS|FIRST AID Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Taught by Teach America To Swim, our lifeguard training program is specifically designed to better train lifeguards to prevent and respond to emergencies in an aquatic environment. We offer a blended training course which consists of a comprehensive online home-study and a three-day in-person training session. Our home-study course is far more rigorous than the industry standard, and therefore, reduces your in-person training requirement by 50%. All candidates are required to complete their home-study course prior to attending our convenient one-day in-person training session to maximize training time. Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED, which is valid for two years upon completion and is accepted nationwide. Register Now
Certification Level 2 Practitioner Exam 6/14/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

* This is a certification exam only and doesn't include any training.* This level of certification requires additional training as well as broader program knowledge, theoretical understanding, and technical skills. In addition to the competencies of Level 1, Project Adventure's Level 2 certification requires training in challenge course rescue procedures, the ability to safely operate climbing towers and other more complex high challenge course activities. These candidates often supervise other less experienced challenge course staff. Candidates at this level are required to document: 11 days or 110 hours of training and a minimum of 100 challenge course program days (low and high element programming with an emphasis on highs) with 8 hours being considered a day. The Project Adventure workshops that would fulfill these training requirements are Adventure Programming, Technical Skills Intensive and Advanced Skills and Standards, taken in that order. The Certification Exam for Level 2 Practitioner includes: Written and practical competency testing and the Certification is valid for 3 years. Register Now
Tennis - Teaching Techniques for Today's Youth 6/14/19 OTHER Nashoba Gatherings, Crescent Lake

198 Raymond Hill Rd
Raymond, Maine 04071

Coffee & Check-in: 8AM Course: 8:30AM - 4:30PM Rain date: June 15

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Certification Level 1 Practitioner 6/14/19 ADVENTURE CHALLENGE Project Adventure

719 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

** This is a certification exam only and doesn't include training.* Project Adventure's Level 1 Practitioner Certification is designed for individuals who operate standard introductory activities, low challenge course activities and initiatives and standard high challenge course activities. This entry-level certification is offered to individuals who have completed 7 days or 70 hours of training and have demonstrated competence in basic program knowledge and technical skills. Candidates must also be able to document a minimum of 25 challenge course program facilitation days with 8 hours being considered a day. The Project Adventure workshops that would fulfill these training requirements are Adventure Programming and Technical Skills Intensive, taken in that order. The Certification Exam includes: Written and practical competency testing and Certification is valid for 1 year Register Now
Equestrians - First Aid Equine Awareness 6/15/19 OTHER Nashoba Gatherings, Crescent Lake

198 Raymond Hill Rd
Raymond, Maine 04071

Instructor: Dr. Tom Judd ~Limited Availability~ Ideal for riding instructors and stable managers for hands on training. Coffee & Check-in: 8:30AM Course: 9AM - 12PM

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Stand Up Paddling 6/15/19 OPEN HOUSE Nashoba Gatherings, Crescent Lake

198 Raymond Hill Rd
Raymond, Maine 04071

Instructor: Bob Myron/OLToA ~Limited Availability~ Coffee & Check-in: 8:30AM Course: 9:00AM - 3:00PM

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American Red Cross: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED 6/16/19 OPEN HOUSE Wyonegonic Camps

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, Maine 04022

Purpose: To certify people in basic level first aid, CPR and AED for adults, children and infants To comply with ACA Standards. Dates: Sunday June 16, 2019 (starting at 9am - estimated completion at 3pm) Cost: $85 Certification: American Red Cross: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED. Certification valid for 2 years.

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Level 1 - Archery Instructor Course 6/16/19 OPEN HOUSE Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

The Level 1 Archery Instructor Course is designed to train and certify camp archery instructors. Emphasis is placed on safety, teaching proper form and creating a curriculum for the season. Participants will also learn how to repair and maintain equipment. Participants must pass both a written examination and a safety presentation. Add new fun into your program in a safe way. Bring questions about your equipment, how to create safe games that teach skills, and how to reach your camps archery goals. Participants who successfully complete the course will become certified under USA Archery for 3 years. Minimum age is 15. Program will be held at the archery range at Wasserman Park. Training complies with ACA Accreditation Standards and state licensing regulations.

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