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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. 

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Trainings

About the Trainings:

Our Member Programs offer a comprehensive selection of trainings for youth workers, including topics ranging from day-hiking and basic car-camping, to wilderness first-aid and advanced backcountry skills.  All trainings focus on how youth workers and teachers can keep kids safe, warm and dry, and ultimately empower their students through outdoor experiences. 

Below, a few teachers reflect on their Wilderness Leadership Training with Member Program, Los Angeles Wilderness Training (LAWT):

Once trained, these new outdoor leaders are fully prepared to take their own students on trips. 

Sometimes near, and sometimes far, but always on trips that make a positive - sometimes transformational- difference in young people's lives. 

Looking for a Training near you?  Check out upcoming opportunities with our Member Programs in 2018.   

Each location below links to the member programs site where you can find the specific dates, times, costs and full descriptions. 

Training types include:

  • Wilderness Leadership
  • Snowshoeing Workshop
  • Backpacking Workshop
  • Camping Workshops
  • Hiking Workshops
  • Canoe Workshops
  • Trip Planning
  • Wilderness First Aid

San FRancisco BAY AREA, CA
Bay Area Wilderness Training 
                  

LOS ANGELES, CA
Los Angeles Wilderness Training        

SEATTLE, WA
Washington Trails Association      

CHICAGO, IL
Forest Preserve of Cook County

OR 

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT

AUSTIN, TX                                 Families in Nature

Boston, MA

OR

New York, NY                                  YOuth Opportunities Program