Spring Leadership Program (SLP)

Boston Chapter Spring Leadership Program 2016

Spring Program

April 14 & 21 and April 29 - May 1, 2016

This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees. The program consists of lectures, small group exercises and role-play scenarios spread over two evening sessions and one weekend session, with a follow-on session to organize actual trips. Topics include trip planning and trip organization, safety, leadership styles, and group dynamics. The program emphasizes experiential learning and decision making skills. Open to all AMC members with preference given to active AMC trip participants.

The two evening sessions are held Thursday, April 14th and Thursday, April 21st from 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm at the AMC Cabot Auditorium, 4 Joy St., Boston, MA. The weekend session is held April 29 - May 1 (beginning 7 pm on Friday and ending by 4 pm on Sunday) at Camp Lyndon, Sandwich, MA. You must attend all of these sessions to complete the program. The (optional, but highly encouraged) follow-on session to organize trips is Thursday, May 5th. Program size is limited.

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If you have questions about the program, email the 2016 SLP Coordinator Stephen Conlin at [email protected]  

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