BBX Leaders Orientation 2021

BBX Leaders Orientation 2021
Last Day To Register
2860 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14225, US
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Birchbark Expeditions
Leader Orientation - Part I

A “Train the Trainer” event designed for crew advisors (adults) and crew leaders (youth) that will be overseeing the crew training and expedition planning. Covers the responsibilities and preparation process, paperwork and personal gear required to successfully participate in a Birchbark Expedition.

Meeting is for:

All Adult Advisors, interested Parents, and Youth Leaders from each crew.

Please Bring with You:

  • Notebook

Handouts to be given at Meeting:

  1. Advisor Handbook
  2. Canoe Routes of Algonquin book
  3. Voyageur Handbook
  4. Algonquin Park Map
  5. Algonquin Information Newspaper


  • Training Outline
  • Materials Overview
  • Canadian Customs
  • Travel Documents
  • Medical Forms
  • Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Course
  • Travel Itinerary
  • Physical Conditioning               
  • Swim Skills
  • Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat
  • Equipment                    
  • Food Selection Process
  • Canoe Routes / Itinerary Selection Process
  • Finances
  • Questions & Answers

Due to continuing COVID requirements, the meeting will be hosted on a Zoom meeting.
To participate, please Register >>>

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