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Leader Pre-Trip Schedule

All parts of training are required for ALL Frosh Trip Leaders, unless marked "optional" or italicized.

Tuesday 8/28

  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Check-in outside Cafe Viv in Frist
  • 4:30 -- 6:15 PM: Dinner in Frist Gallery
  • 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Welcome, Hog Call, meet Training Groups in Dillon
  • 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Meeting for Technical Skills Trainers and LNT Trainers (upstairs in Dillon MPR)

Wednesday 8/29

  • 7:30 AM –  8:45 AM: Breakfast in Whig Senate Chamber
  • 9:00 AM -- 12:30 PM: Orientation Training in Richardson
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch in Whig Senate Chamber
  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM: Co-leader 36 questions to build relationships
  • 2:15 PM – 8:30 PM: Technical Skills Refresher
  • 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Dinner in Frist Gallery
  • 8:30 PM – 9:15 PM: Facilitator Meeting with Meg Bolger
  • 9:15 PM – 10:00 PM: (optional) Leader Trainer Office Hours: Eddie Lee and Aly Kersley-- Dillon Library

Thursday 8/30

  • 7:30 AM –  8:45 AM: Breakfast in Whig
  • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Orientation Training in Richardson
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch in Whig Senate Chamber
  • 1:15PM – 6:15 PM: Interpersonal Skills with Meg Bolger
  • 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Dinner in Frist Gallery
  • 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: (optional) Leader Trainer Office Hours with Addie Gilson, Nate Moses, and Evelyn Karis-- Dillon Library
  • 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Stove Repair Workshop with TSTs (optional)

Friday 8/31

  • 7:30 AM –  8:45 AM: Breakfast in Whig
  • 9:00 AM –  12:30PM: Orientation Training in Richardson
  • 12:30PM – 1:15PM: Lunch in Whig Senate Chamber (Dr. Chin from CPS available to answer any questions about Frosh med forms)
  • 1:15PM – 2:00PM: Announcements & Games (required)
  • 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Interacting with Command
  • 2:15 PM -- 3:15 PM: Route Briefings: (H, LH, VA 71-72, VA 138-139, Gap-Canoe, CT 52-56, CT 111-112, WV-- conference call in Dillon Library). Safety Talk: (HB, NM134, VA73-89, Gap-Hike/Climb, CT 110, CT 113-119). Co-leader Goals #2: (PB, MA, NM 104, PA, BF, B, OF).
  • 3:15 PM -- 4:15 PM: Route Briefings: (HB, NM134, VA73-89, Gap-Hike/Climb, CT 110, CT 113-119). Safety Talk:  (PB, MA, NM 104, PA, BF, B, OF, WV). Co-leader goals #2: (H, LH, VA 71-72, VA 138-139, Gap-Canoe, CT 52-56, CT 111-112, WV)
  • 4:15 PM -- 5:15 PM: Route Briefings: (PB, MA & NM104, PA, BF). Safety Talk: (H, LH, VA 71-72, VA 138-139, Gap-Canoe, CT 52-56, CT 111-112, WV) Co-leader goals #2: (HB, NM134, VA73-89, Gap-Hike/Climb, CT 110, CT 113-119)
  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Dr. Pletcher and Dr. Shin from UHS (available afterwards to answer any questions about Frosh med forms)
  • 5:45 PM – 6:15 PM: phone distribution and training in Dillon
  • 6:15 PM -- 7:00 PM: Dinner in Frist
  • 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: (optional) Leader Trainer Office Hours with Kara Bressler and Kim Sha-- Dillon Library
  • 8:00 PM -- 10:00 PM: Banff Film Screening in McCormick 101 (optional)
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: HEART facilitator meeting

Saturday 9/1

  • 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Breakfast in Whig Hall
  • 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Announcements at Dillon
  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Dr. Nara Shin first aid talk
  • 10:30 AM – 6:15 PM: First Aid Refresher in training groups
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch in Dillon
  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM: Food Boxes distributed (Dillon)
  • 6:15 PM – 6:30 PM: Leader personal equipment distribution at Dillon
  • 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Dinner in Frist
  • 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: FVC BUSES to Walmart

Sunday 9/2

  • 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Breakfast at Frist MPR
  • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Drop off Snacks in Support (green) Bins
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch in Frist MPR
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: (optional) Leader Trainer Office Hours: Maggie McCallister and Alex Hsia-- Dillon Library
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: T-shirt distribution & Photo
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Tricks of the Trail & Games
  • 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM: Box dinner in Dillon
  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Games & final reminders
  • 6:00 PM  Frosh Arrive!