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ChicaGO Explorers Training at Northerly Island
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4/30/2016 to 5/1/2016
When: Saturday, April 30, 2016
8:00 AM
Where: Northerly Island
1521 S. Linn White Dr.
Chicago, Illinois  60605
United States
Contact: Natalie

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The ChicaGO Explorers Front Country Leadership (FLT) training is designed for local community leaders and organizations to guide youth on hiking and camping excursions. The overnight training course includes instruction in leadership skills, camp equipment use and care, and group activities related to outdoor recreation and nature-based education. Once leaders are FLT certified, they will be able to check out camping and hiking equipment, making it easier for youth to have a positive experience in the outdoors. When youth are properly outfitted with boots, socks, hats, coats, tents, sleeping bags, etc. and leaders are confident in their ability to facilitate outdoor trips, hiking and camping can help create significant memories, friendships, confidence, and abilities that last a lifetime.

The Front Country Leadership training will run from 8:00 am on April 30th through 1:00 pm May 1st at Northerly Island Park.
All camping gear and food will be provided.
Participants must be part of an organization that leads youth outdoor activities.

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