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Programs

Course in wilderness leadership available to all

August 24, 2011

This is an ideal course for those planning a summer career as an outdoor leader.

Ultimate outdoor learning experience

Wilderness Leadership (NRRT 350) is a unique course offering that introduces students to the fundamentals of leadership in the outdoors.

Learn how to lead trips into the outdoors, develop skills such as backpacking and climbing while developing abilities for group processing and expedition planning.

Course topics include:

  • Wilderness backpacking
  • Rock climbing and mountaineering
  • Wilderness first aid and emergency management
  • Group dynamics and applied leadership theory
  • Risk management and safety

This course meets on Tuesday nights from 6 - 9 p.m. with four field trip days during the semester including an overnight backpacking trip, rock climbing and challenge course experiences. First class date is Tuesday, Aug. 30, there is still time to register.

Have questions or need more info? Check out the course at CSU Online Plus or contact Rodney Ley.


 


Contact: Rodney Ley
E-mail: rodney.ley@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-0964