The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Summer Trip Building & Orientation for Event Coordinators - Tue, Jun 28 2011

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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 28 2011  5:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jun 27 2011 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Tony Knight
Margaret H
Dave Henwood
Rob Brusse
Kayla Stevenson
Cam Miller
Stephen H.
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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: 30 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Summer Trip Building & Orientation Session for Event Coordinators The workshop will consist of dinner & refreshments, and a series of brief (15 min, 6-10 slides) presentations by a number of club volunteers who will elaborate on particular aspects of trip organization. Areas to be covered will include:- (1) Gathering information about your event (guide books iCal, road, weather, and trail) presenter to be announced. (2) Posting your Event on iCal (tricks, traps & making it easy) -Kayla Stevenson (3) Screening Candidates (fitness, experience, skills, gear, vehicles, area) presenter to be announced. (4) Managing your Event (leadership, group management, scenarios, post trip) - Dave Henwood (5) Suggested Event/Trip options - Cam Miller -a list of attractive day & overnight objectives for hiking, scrambling, climbing mountaineering Why To make the process of organizing, managing and putting Events onto our iCal system, easier, less intimidating, and mysterious, as well as to provide a chance to meet other trip coordinators and to promote high standards and consistent practices.

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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