Outdoor Leadership Training
Washington Trails Association’s Outdoor Leadership Training program gets school-age youth outside by empowering teachers and youth groups with the skills and resources they need to lead safe and fun outdoor experiences.
WTA focuses recruitment, resources and outreach on communities that have historically faced barriers to outdoor exploration. The priority audience is organizations serving youth who attend schools where 40 percent or more of the students qualify for free or reduced price lunch and/or schools that have a student body with at least 40 percent students of color.
How It Works:
- Attend an Outdoor Leadership Training Workshop or schedule a specialized Custom Workshop for your staff
- Attend a Gear Library Orientation
- Borrow free gear
- Apply for a Mini-Grant for trip costs
- Go on an outdoor trip with your group
Take part in training to increase trip leading skills for youth workers and teachers.