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P.O. Box 347171
San Francisco

415-516-9919

We are a growing NETWORK of local organizations using training and outdoor gear libraries to help connect kids to the outdoors across America. 

2014 Summit Resources

THE 2014 SUMMIT AGENDA

Fundraising for Nonprofits

 

Evaluation Resources -

From summit speaker Nina Roberts, Professor at SFSU Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism. 

Marketing and Social Media-

From Kyle Macdonald and Kellen MacFadyen- Outdoors Empowered Network Staff

Marketing and Social Media

 

On Networks - 

This is an excellent overview and framing of Networks: Leadership & Networks: New Ways of Developing Leadership in a Highly Connected World. 

Wednesday, Nov. 5th7:30 - 9:00pm

 Pre-Summit Social (Optional, No Host)
Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
1520 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612

 

Thursday, Nov. 6th  8:30am - 5:00pm

Welcome, Introductions and Ice-Breakers
Goals and Agenda Review
The Network's Potential = Collective Impact
Fundraising Strategies
Gear Library Mgmt - Beyond Excel (need finding, feature discovery, and participatory system design)
Bay Area Wilderness Training: Program Overview and Tour
Mary Roscoe, Children in Nature Collaborative: Setting Context - Leadership, Networks, and the Movement
Washington Trails Assoc.: Program Overview, and Day Hiking Training
Network Governance Discussion
Program Affiliate Presentations

Optional Dine-Arounds:  small groups go to dinner at local restaurants, with a local host. (6:30pm-?)

 

Friday, Nov. 7th  8:30am - 5:00pm

Dr. Nina Roberts, San Francisco State Univ.:  Metrics & Evaluation
Appalachian Mountain Club YOP:  Overview, and In-Depth Work with Youth Programs
Program Affiliate Presentations
Reciprocity Between Programs Discussion
Traditional Marketing vs. Social Media
Intro Programming and "On-Ramps" to Training Discussion
Peer/Like Organization Small Group Discussions
Earned Income Strategies Discussion
Prioritizing Network Initiatives, Working Groups
Next Steps

Evening Reception:  Party with buffet dinner and drinks at The Studio for Urban Projects in San Francisco, with other local partners(7:30-10:00pm)

 

Saturday, Nov. 8th  9:00am - 2:30pm

Tour of the Camping at the Presidio Program's Rob Hill Campground followed by a hike with lunch on the trailin the gorgeous Marin Headlands (just North of the Golden Gate Bridge).