Murray Valley Bushwalkers Leadership Skills Program Outline 20th Oct 2012

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Saturday Oct 20

 Session 1 9am - 11am - Tony / Neil / Hans / Peter

 Overview of clubs Risk Management policies and procedures

 Use of the club's SPOT device for tracking and emergency alerts

 Usage of Booking Forms and Emergency contacts

 Introduction to trip planning with Google Earth

 

Session 2 11am to 1pm - travel to Sandy Creek bridge official opening ceremony and return to Baranduda

 

Session 2 1pm - 2-30pm Tracey-Ann Hooley from the VNPA

 Introductions and welcome (30min)

 Background to the course - its history and its scope, structure of the day / weekend

 Intro from each participant - what they would like to get from the course - icebreaker activity

 Why lead? (20min)

 Group activity - positives of leading / responsibilities of leading

 Most memorable trip (20min)

 Individual activity - 60 second challenge. Best trip or worst trip and why.

 What could have improved the bad trips?

 Break 15 minutes

 

Session 3 2-45pm to 4pm

 Scenarios session one (90min)

 Group activity - series of scenarios. Each course participant is a leader in one scenario.

 4pm - 5-30 pm Walk at Baranduda / Poletop camera demo for inspecting nestboxes 

 6pm BBQ dinner

 Evening spotlighting and/or outdoor rec movies

 Sunday Oct 21 Session 4 9am to 10-30

 'The VNPA way' (30min)

 How the VNPA walks program and leadership program is structured (mentoring program, guidelines for leaders, resources etc) including reflections on what works well and what is more challenging. Comparing / sharing ideas with your club - some things you may or may not want to try (and hopefully I can steal some of your good ideas too!)

 Scenarios session two (60min)

 Group activity - series of scenarios. Each course participant is a leader in one scenario.

 Break 15 minues

 Session 5 10-45 to 12-15

When things go wrong (15min)

Ideas for further training (15min)

Scenarios session three (60min) Group activity

Series of scenarios. Each course participant is a leader in one scenario.

 

Lunch Break - 12-15 to 1pm

 

Session 6 1pm to 2pm

 Good walk, great walk (20min)

 Group activity - what turns a good walk (ride, paddle etc) into a great one?

 Wrap up / pack up (20min)

 Summing up and thanks - Tony

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