Registration Closed: Trail Crew Leader Training

Crew Leader Training hosted by Trails 2000 and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
May 4 & 5, 2018 – Durango, Colorado

Trails 2000 has teamed up with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado’s (VOC) Outdoor Stewardship Institute (OSI) to offer an exciting training program for trail crew leadership in Durango, Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, 2018. The two-day Trail Crew Leader Training will introduce the fundamentals of successful volunteer crew management and is open to all levels of trail experience, from beginner to long-time volunteer. The training program is taught by long-time OSI instructors, Kim Frederick and Jim “Patch” Patchell, who bring many years experience in sustainable trail design and crew leadership.

Upon competition of the program, Trails 2000 will hire interested and qualified crew leaders for the 2018 season to assist the organization during public trailwork days.

  • When: Friday, May 4, from 5 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Who: Those interested in joining Trails 2000’s team as a crew leader; all levels of experience welcome, from beginner to long-time volunteer.
  • What: Course includes classroom sessions, field exercises and role playing to introduce construction/maintenance of sustainable trails, leadership strategies and techniques, tool use, and safety. All trainees receive a Crew Leader manual, set of quick reference cards, and other materials that make for a successful leader. Snacks and beverages will be provided on Friday, May 4, and coffee/tea, baked goods and fruit on Saturday, May 5; attendees should bring their own lunch.
  • Cost: Free to those who commit to four hours of volunteer time with Trails 2000 prior to June 15.

Space is limited and class fills up quickly; reserve your spot today.

Registration is now closed.

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