Crisis Management At Camp: Lessons from Summer Emergencies Workshop

A day to explore response to emergencies at camp.  Sessions Include:
- Does your Emergency Response Plan cover all the bases?
- Camp Emergency Communication Plan
- Media Smarts-who should speak and what should they say
- Training your staff to respond
- Panel discussion on responding to disasters:  Elizabeth Shreckhise, Camp Alleghany for Girls ("The WV mud-flood"); Barry LeNoir, Camp Bethel ("Bikes, beach & one bat"); Gene Hayes , Bankers Insurance; Jean Holt.

Register before October 12! 

 

Jim Cain Workshop at Oregon 4-H Center

The Oregon 4-H Center, Salem is offering TWO Jim Cain Workshops in one day!

Workshop I:-Friday September 16, 1:30-5:30 PM, 4-H Fee $37.00, non-4-H Fee $47.00. Fee
includes Workshop I, snack and workshop II at no additional cost. There is no fee reduction
for those attending only Workshop I.

Canoe Instructor Certification Course Levels 1 – 4 offered in one course!

(Lake venues – Whitewater Canoe) October 8 - 12, 2016, Roanoke, Va.

Come only for the American Canoe Associaiton Level 1 or stay for additional levels! Perfect for Scout Leaders, Parks and Rec staff, Recreational Programmers, PE Teachers wishing to teach life-long sports, Camp Directors/Programmers, or anyone wanting to increase their paddling knowledge and skills! This is a 4-year professional certification.

Small Craft Safety (Canoeing and Rowboat) Training

You will earn your American Red Cross Small Craft Safety- Row Boating and Canoeing certification. Practice your strokes, learn to trim your boat, and gain skills in teaching girls about boating. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating, and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a row boat from the water.  Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft Safety (Canoeing and Rowboat) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Row Boating and Canoeing certification. Practice your strokes, learn to trim your boat, and gain skills in teaching girls about boating. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating, and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a row boat from the water.  Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft (Canoeing) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Canoeing certification. This one day option is intended for participants who are already skilled at paddling and handling canoes. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating,and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a canoe from the water. Certification is valid for three years.

Small Craft (Canoeing) Training

You will earn your Small Craft Safety- Canoeing certification. This one day option is intended for participants who are already skilled at paddling and handling canoes. You will learn basic water rescues, small craft accident prevention, supervision of boating,and emergency preparation and response. This course has physically demanding requirements such as the participant being able to pull themselves into a canoe from the water. Certification is valid for three years.

Lifeguard Training

This class includes Lifeguard certification, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR/PR), and AED training. You will learn about the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard and how to carry them out in a professional manner. You will learn and practice prevention techniques, how to use rescue equipment, water rescues, and how to respond to a suspected spinal injury.CPR/AED certification is valid for one year.  Lifeguard and First Aid certification valid for three years.  Lunch included each day. Lodging is available Tuesday and Wednesday night.
Prerequisites:

Archery Certification

You will earn your Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification through USA Archery. This training teaches you how to set up and operate an archery range, minimize risk on the archery range, teach new archers, and maintain archery equipment. You will also practice the shot process and learn common shooting errors, along with learning fun games to play with your participants.  This course will allow you to meet the Safety Activity Checkpoints requirements for Archery Instructor. Certification is valid for three years.  Lunch is provided.

Archery Certification

You will earn your Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification through USA Archery. This training teaches you how to set up and operate an archery range, minimize risk on the archery range, teach new archers, and maintain archery equipment. You will also practice the shot process and learn common shooting errors, along with learning fun games to play with your participants.  This course will allow you to meet the Safety Activity Checkpoints requirements for Archery Instructor. Certification is valid for three years.  Lunch is provided. 
 

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