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Leader Training Schedule

All registration is at My.Princeton.edu, on the Outdoor Action page. Please reach out to Rick Curtis with any questions about the schedule.

OA Leader Training Schedule

Typically, we offer the on-campus components of Leader Training during Fall Break, Wintersession, Spring Break, and throughout the spring semester. You can take these trainings spread out across multiple semesters. You need to complete all of the on-campus workshops before going on the Leader Training Trip.

For course descriptions, visit the OA Leader Training Requirements Page

Fall 2022 Schedule

All registration is at:

My.Princeton.edu

Wilderness Advanced First Aid & CPR (WAFA)

This is an experiential course where you will get hands on practice with patient assessment, environmental medicine, wounds care, splinting, and excellent lectures from experienced emergency medicine providers. Upon successful completion, you will be issued a 3-year Wilderness Advanced First Aid & CPR certification card.

  • Monday, October 17 – Thursday October 20 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Outdoor Technical Skills

Learn the fundamental skills of traveling and living outdoors.

  • Friday, October 22 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM​​​​

Leadership Workshop Series: Leadership 101 & 102 

Learn key leadership and team building skills.

  • Saturday, October 15 (Leadership 101) 1:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 16th (Leadership 102) 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Everyone must attend one Leadership 101 workshop and one Leadership 102 workshop (preferably in order, but that is not required); you are allowed to take spread these out across fall and spring semester.

Managing Safety

Learn about how to identify hazards in any situation and take proactive steps to manage your safety and the safety of others. Attend one of these workshops:

  • Sunday, October 16 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Wintersession 2023 Schedule

All registration is at: My.Princeton.edu

Wilderness First Aid & CPR (WFA)

This is an experiential course where you will get hands on practice with patient assessment, environmental medicine, wounds care, splinting, and excellent lectures from experienced emergency medicine providers. Upon successful completion, you will be issued a 3-year Wilderness First Aid & CPR certification card.

  • Monday, January 23 – Tuesday, January 24 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Outdoor Technical Skills

Learn the fundamental skills of traveling and living outdoors.

  • Thursday, January 19 22 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM​​​​

Leadership Workshop Series: Leadership 101 & 102 

Learn key leadership and team building skills.

  • Monday, January 16 (Leadership 101) 1:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 18 (Leadership 102) 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Everyone must attend one Leadership 101 workshop and one Leadership 102 workshop (preferably in order, but that is not required); you are allowed to take spread these out across fall and spring semester.

Managing Safety

Learn about how to identify hazards in any situation and take proactive steps to manage your safety and the safety of others. Attend one of these workshops:

  • Tuesday, January 17 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Spring 2023 Schedule

All registration is at: My.Princeton.edu

Wilderness First Aid & CPR (WFA)

This is an experiential course where you will get hands on practice with patient assessment, environmental medicine, wounds care, splinting, and excellent lectures from experienced emergency medicine providers. Upon successful completion, you will be issued a 3-year Wilderness First Aid & CPR certification card.

  • Monday, March 13 – Tuesday March 14, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    • OR
  • Tuesday, May 2 - Wednesday May 3, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

Outdoor Technical Skills

Learn the fundamental skills of traveling and living outdoors.

  • Friday, March 17 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    • OR
  • Additional Date in April​​​​

Leadership Workshop Series: Leadership 101 & 102 

Learn key leadership and team building skills.

  • Saturday, March 11 (Leadership 101) 1:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 12 (Leadership 102) 1:00 – 6:00 PM
    • OR
  • Saturday, April 2 (Leadership 101) 1:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 16 (Leadership 102) 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Everyone must attend one Leadership 101 workshop and one Leadership 102 workshop (preferably in order, but that is not required); you are allowed to take spread these out across fall and spring semester.

Managing Safety

Learn about how to identify hazards in any situation and take proactive steps to manage your safety and the safety of others. Attend one of these workshops:

  • Wednesday, March 15 1:00 - 3:00 PM
    • OR
  • Monday, May 1 7:30 - 9:30 PM

For course descriptions, visit the OA Leader Training Requirements Page