Outdoor Education Weekend

Outdoor Education Weekend
Are you ready to expand your outdoor knowledge? Join us at OUTDOOR EDUCATION DAY for a fun & comprehensive day of experiential learning. You and your fellow outdoor enthusiasts will learn and grow through programs that interest you! There will be certifications for special skills, our basic outdoor skills training, and 1 hour classes to expand your knowledge. Come get lost with us! 

Participants will have the option to come and spend the night, enjoy camp fires and connect with other Girl Scout Leaders, Volunteers, and Outdoor Trainers! Don’t want to spend the night? No Problem! You can register for the days only, you can come Saturday and/or Sunday, and choose the workshops that best fit your schedule and outdoor needs! Additional fees apply to some workshops. Be sure to sign up for courses you want to attend!




 
Packing list for Outdoor Education:
  • Your own food (the only exception is the outdoor cooking classes) 
  • Water bottle 
  • Camp chair 
  • Masks (paper masks and gloves will be provided but it is recommended you bring your own)
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Pen and paper to take notes 
  • A tote or backpack to carry everything 
  • Long pants and closed shoes are required at all times, unless you are taking part in the boating class. 
     

When
6/5/2021 8:30 AM - 6/6/2021 5:00 PM
Where
Hidden Lake Camp Lake George, NY 12845 UNITED STATES

Program

   

Friday, 04 June 2021

 
Do you want to stay on Hidden Lake Property Friday night? You can enjoy a campfire and connect with other leaders! Only tent camping is allowed, you must bring your own tent.
Time
6/4/2021 5:00 PM - 6/5/2021 9:00 AM
5:00 PM

Saturday, 05 June 2021

 
Learn how to safely handle a bow and arrow around your Girls. 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.
Time
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM

This course will provide certification in Adult, Infant, Child CPR/AED.  All of our CPR/AED courses are certification courses. CPR/AED certifications are valid for 2 years, accredited by the American Red Cross.
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM

Come and learn how to safely handle a canoe or a kayak – or both! Make sure your Girls are safe in the water with this 5-hour course. Participants should have some experience with either kayaks or canoes. Basic handling skills required; paddling skills will not be taught in this class. You will receive a certificate from GSNENY stating your proficiency in boating safety. Also – expect to get wet! You will be rolling your boat to practice what to do if your boat tips over. This certificate is required if you want to go boating with your Girls.
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM

This course will provide certification in Adult, Infant, Child First Aid.  All of our First Aid courses are certification courses. First Aid certifications are valid for 2 years, accredited by the American Red Cross.
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM

Do you want to stay on Hidden Lake Property Saturday night? You can enjoy a campfire and connect with other leaders! Only tent camping is allowed, you must bring your own tent.
Time
6/5/2021 5:00 PM - 6/6/2021 9:30 AM
5:00 PM

Sunday, 06 June 2021

 
Learn fire safety, different cooking methods and the fundamentals of tent camping to have different experiences in the great outdoors! Also, learn about health and safety procedures, outdoor living skills, proper dress for outdoors, menu planning with recipes and types of outdoor equipment is needed as you learn how to lead girls to actively participate. This is a Blended Learning Course.  Participants will be required to read a short handbook prior to attending this course. This training booklet will be emailed to you. After taking this course, you will be qualified and prepared to take your own troop camping, involving overnight camping-including campfires and so much more!
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM

Learn fire safety, different cooking methods and the fundamentals of tent camping to have different experiences in the great outdoors! Also, learn about health and safety procedures, outdoor living skills, proper dress for outdoors, menu planning with recipes and types of outdoor equipment is needed as you learn how to lead girls to actively participate. This is a Blended Learning Course.  Participants will be required to read a short handbook prior to attending this course. This training booklet will be emailed to you. After taking this course, you will be qualified and prepared to take your own troop camping, involving overnight camping-including campfires and so much more!
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM

Learn fire safety, different cooking methods and the fundamentals of tent camping to have different experiences in the great outdoors! Also, learn about health and safety procedures, outdoor living skills, proper dress for outdoors, menu planning with recipes and types of outdoor equipment is needed as you learn how to lead girls to actively participate. This is a Blended Learning Course.  Participants will be required to read a short handbook prior to attending this course. This training booklet will be emailed to you. After taking this course, you will be qualified and prepared to take your own troop camping, involving overnight camping-including campfires and so much more!
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM

Come play with your food - and fire too!   This is where you get to experiment over a campfire without your hungry troop watching!    You'll learn how to cook with sticks, pots, paper cups, oranges, foil, cans, cardboard boxes, Dutch Ovens and more.  Note any allergies/accommodations on your form.
Time
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2:30 PM

Do you wish you knew more camp songs to share with your Girls? Come join us in a sing-a-long and learn more!
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2:30 PM

Learn basic knot tying skills, which you will then be able to teach your Girls.  We'll put our skills to the test with Cloves, Bowlines, & Hitches!
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2:30 PM

Leave No Trace is a set of outdoor ethics promoting conservation in the outdoors. It consists of seven principles.  Learn these principles to help the environment and learn how to teach these principles to the Girls in fun and easy ways!
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2:30 PM

This class is for new Encampment Directors. You will learn to plan, implement and evaluate a Service Unit Encampment. This is a requirement for all Service Unit Encampments. Prerequisites: Blended Outdoor Skills or approved equivalency OR highest Outdoor training from your prior Council, as well as Site Orientation, experience with a large event that involved some area of responsibility and experience camping with groups of children as leader or camp counselor. People who have had previous Encampment Director Training do NOT need to attend this class.   Participants will receive the Encampment Director Resource Guide. Scheduling an Encampment event is based upon procedure, availability of property, all applicable fees and compliance with certification.
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM

Come and learn programs you can plan for your trip that your Girls can do rain or shine!
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM

Learn how to plan for emergencies while you're at camp, what to do when you're in an emergency, and the fun paperwork that you need ahead of time and after.
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM

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Registrants

  • 22

Capacity: 100