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Becoming a trip manager.

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Becoming a trip manager.

If being involved in planning trips and leading others outside sounds like something you want to get engaged in, then being a manager may be for you.  

In order to become a manager you must do the following

  1. Have a current CPR and First Aid certificate (Offered on campus from the safety office).
  2. Obtain a campus driving permit (click here).
  3. Attend a basic outdoor skills training (see below).
  4. Attend leadership development trainings (Offered every semester on Mondays in MC380 from 4-5PM).
  5. Be mentored and trained in the activities of your choice.
  6. Lead at least two trips per semester.

 Basic Outdoor Skills Training

The basic skills outdoor training takes place 3 times each year.  

  1. Fall 2017 (Sept. 5th-7th)
  2. Winter (TBD)
  3. Summer (TBD)

This training is free and is required of all incoming managers starting spring 2017.  It is designed to help you become a better trip manager and better outdoor leader.

How Do I Apply

To apply please go to the following link and apply to become a manager.

Questions

If you would like more information on how to become a manager please join us on July 13th from 2PM-3PM in MC 386 to learn more.  If there are questions that arise regarding the manager application process, please contact the activities office at 208-496-7300.

Suggested Equipment

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Suggested Equipment
 Base your dress on the forecast. Here are a few things that are necessary on all trips, no matter on what the weather is. If you don't have these items you may rent them from the Outdoor Resource Center under the North end of the stadium. Their phone number is (208)-496-7331. 

  • Good shoes or boots. (If you are on the water, please make sure you wear shoes which will not come off your feet. Flip flops are not allowed.)
  • Jacket (Please look at the forecast and see how heavy of a jacket you should bring)
  • Daypack
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Water and Snacks 
  • Modest Swimsuit (If it is a water-based activity)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • First aid kit
  • Camera
  • If it is winter, please make sure you bring snowpants, hat, snow boots and gloves.

Buy Tickets for Outdoor Activities

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Buy Tickets for Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Resource Center

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Outdoor Resource Center

Are you looking for gear rentals? Please visit the Outdoor Resource Center's website for information regarding all of your gear rental needs or visit them in person under the North end of the stadium.

Outdoor Resource Center
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