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Welcome to Outdoor Training

 

"What it Takes" to go Troop Camping.....

Join us for an evening of pictures, stories and interactive discussions with a group of experienced Troop Campers

Our panel discussion topics will include:

DATE: October 14, 2014 or January 7, 2015

TIME: 7-8:30pm

PLACE: Girl Scout Service Center, 110 Ring Road West, Garden City, NY 11530

QUESTIONS: Laura Bissett-Carr at BissettL@gsnc.org

Register online for October 14, 2015

Register online for January 7, 2015

 

Outdoor Training

Trip Training
Training ScheduleWhat is a Girl Scout Trip and how do you get ready for it? The Trip Training course will prepare leaders and trip coordinators to bring their Troops/Groups on any Girl Scout trip or activity. Participants will become familiar with GSUSA Safety Activity Checkpoints, GSNC Policies, Guidelines and Standards, budgeting, timing, transportation and other topics, so that the event is fun and safe for all. Please Note: Trip Training is a pre requisite for Outdoor Camp Training

 

Outdoor Education
Girl Scouts of Nassau County provides Outdoor Education courses to help Girl Scout volunteers prepare themselves and the girls they work with to enjoy outdoor experiences together. Training will introduce progression in the out-of-doors, review camp facilities and provide basic skills for outdoor program. Under the guidance of trained and enthusiastic adults, girls may take their first hike, build their first campfire and sleep under the stars for the first time.

 

Two ways to participate

Option 1:
(Two evening sessions and one overnight at camp)

Would need to register for: Trip Training, Overnight Pre-Plan & Mandatory Overnight (Individual classes must be taken in sequence)

Cost: Mandatory Overnight Training fee to cover the cost of food is $20 per adult.

Please Note: Daycare for your school-age children will be available space permitting during the Mandatory Overnight. All children attending will take part in a specially designed camp program during the day, while the adults participate in training. Parents and children will enjoy dinner, evening program and overnight accommodations together.

Cost per child

$15.00, includes lunch and program fees. If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity please register by mail, be sure to include the names and age of the children, and program fees with your registration form. Space for Children is limited and will be assigned on a first come first served basis

 

Option 2:
(All in one weekend Friday through Sunday at Camp)

Would need to register for: All in One Camp Training

(This course will include Trip Training, Overnight Pre-Plan, and Mandatory Overnight)

Cost: All in One Training fee to cover cost of food is $25 per adult.

Please Note: Daycare is not available during this weekend.

Camp Update:
Camp guidelines, procedures and programs change. Your camping skills must be updated every three years to enable you to take girls camping. The Camp Update course will review skills, provide up-to-date information on camp materials used, ecology and environmental guidelines.
(Required every three years to keep certification current.)