Trip Leader Workshop (2 evenings)

When: May 18, 2023 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We're FULLY BOOKED for this event! Contact the coordinator to join a waitlist.

Dates:  Thursdays  May 18 and May 25, 2023 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

This is a two-part workshop for trip leaders, or those who wish to become trip leaders.

Are you interested in leading SKABC day trips or overnight paddles, but are not sure of all that it entails?  This workshop will help you organize your trip and manage potential risks.

Topics include:

Thursday May 18: Trip Organization
  • how to post a trip
  • resources available
  • managing the expectations of trip participants
  • trip contracts
  • vetting trip registrants
  • preparing a float plan
  • responsibilities of the float plan holder
  • pre-trip meetings and paddles
  • pre-launch discussion
  • whether to cancel a trip due to weather
  • writing a trip report
Thursday May 25: Risk management on trips
  • define risk – your risk vs mine
  • how to manage risk
  • probability vs consequence
  • working through some possible scenarios

To register: Scroll down and complete the registration form.

Instructor: Maureen Benzon
Coordinator:  Kelly Robertson

Fee:  Free

Location:  Blueridge, North Vancouver

  Byron Road
  North Vancouver, British Columbia
Signed up:
  • Olga Rivkin
  • Quirine Schuyff
  • Phyllis Mallett
  • Ted Lam
  • Limor Friedman
  • Michelle (Candace) Parry

Spaces Available: 0

Sign up:

By signing up I understand that per club policy I am responsible for having the skills, health, ability and equipment to participate safely in the activity. I also understand that I am responsible for notifying the organizer about any physical or mental impairment or medical condition that could interfere with my ability to participate fully in the activity and/or create a safety concern for the group.


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