The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Summer Trip Building Party & Orientation for Event Coordinators - Tue, Jun 25 2013

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:VanDiusen Gardens- Floral Hall
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jun 25 2013  5:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jun 25 2013 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Tony Knight
Margaret H
Rob Brusse
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 13 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Summer Trip Building Party & Orientation Session for Event Coordinators

5:30 precisely Hot Pizza & Beverages served.

6:00 Workshop ... consisting of brief presentations by club volunteers starts.

1 Overview / Guidelines for Trip Organizers - briefing based on our guidelines. Download & bring a copy. Guidelines for Trip Coordinators .......(10 min)

2 Trip Planning Resources - Tony Knight ....(10 min).

3 Screening Participants - Margaret Hansen.....(10 min).

4 Leadership - emergency contacts; at the trail head; route viability; trip plan; equipment check; establish turn around time keeping the group together; on the trail - group dynamics; after the event......(10 min).

5 Suggested Winter / Event Trip Options Cam Miller -a list of attractive day & overnight objectives for ski touring & mountaineering, snowshoeing and workshops options ...(10 min).

6 iCal (overview) tricks & shortcuts to create a typical Backcountry Event & posting trips to the Summer Event Calendar...(10 min)

7 Questions & Answers regarding your proposed event....(20 min).

The idea is to make the process of organizing, managing and putting Events onto our iCal system, easier, to provide an opportunity to meet other Event Coordinators & make it easy to take into account which other Events are being planned as well as to promote high standards and consistent practices among the clubs Event Coordinators.

Required Items to Bring:
A willingness to coordinate an event for the summer Activities calendar, and an appetite Pizza & refreshments are on us but you gotta register to & coordinate a trip to eat.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
An appetite for new trips, a thirst for adventure, ideas & suggestions for events you’d like to see on the calendar

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost Includes:Registering for this Event & Coordinating an Event for the section Summer Calendar

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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