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Field Leader Course – Hiking

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 4:30 pm MDT


Outdoor Council of Canada – Field Leader Certification – Hiking

Duration: 2 Days

Certification: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be certified by the Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) to lead groups into outdoor settings.


The Outdoor Council of Canada Field Leader Certification is a comprehensive two-day program designed to equip outdoor enthusiasts with the skills and knowledge necessary to safely lead groups into the wilderness. This certification is ideal for outdoor educators, leaders of outdoor clubs, and anyone who wants to enhance their ability to lead groups in natural environments.

Course Content:

  • Day 1 (Classroom Session): Dive into the fundamentals of outdoor leadership, navigation, emergency preparedness, environmental stewardship, and group dynamics in a classroom setting. Participate in interactive discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities to build a solid foundation of knowledge.
  • Day 2 (Outdoor Session): Put your learning into practice during a full day of outdoor activities and simulations. Develop your navigation skills, practice emergency response scenarios, and explore environmental stewardship principles in a real-world outdoor setting. Gain valuable experience leading groups and making informed decisions in dynamic wilderness environments.

Membership Included:

Membership in the Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) is included with the course registration. Enjoy the benefits of OCC membership, including access to resources, networking opportunities, and ongoing support in your outdoor leadership journey.


Tickets for the Outdoor Council of Canada Field Leader Certification can be purchased on Eventbrite. After payment is made, participants will receive further details, including the location of the course. Please note that all payments are non-refundable.

Join us for this empowering and transformative experience, and take your outdoor leadership skills to the next level with the Outdoor Council of Canada Field Leader Certification!


July 27 @ 9:00 am MDT
July 28 @ 4:30 pm MDT
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