Announcing PEAKxLeadership 2017.
One course, two certifications, three months, four expedition choices, and countless memories.
This leadership course is open to all youth 14-18 who are looking to develop skills and earn certification that will help them demonstrate excellence and achievement.
Character is developed, and knowledge is polished into wisdom. PEAKxSchool guides students through activities and courses and help them to build on their strengths and discover new talents. Our professional staff facilitate and safe and exciting learning environment where students will develop skills that are valued by employers, schools, friends, and family alike.
Our courses focus on activities that foster these critical skills:
- Problem Solving
- Leadership and Teamwork
- Empathy: Care for self and others
- Wilderness travel and ecological literacy (yes, that’s a skill)
The course takes place over three months (April – June) and includes evening meetings (4) and weekend-long courses (2). The leadership training culminates with one of our 4-, 6- or 9-day expeditions where students will travel self-propelled through, over, and past some of BC’s most stunning landscapes.
PEAKxLeadership will meet and exceed all requirements of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Residential Project and Adventurous Journey at all levels. It’s your one stop shop to earn your Award levels!
The course will cover the following areas of leadership and skills training.
- Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Preliminary Training
- Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Practice and Qualifying Adventurous Journey
- Outdoor Council of Canada Field Leader Certification
- Red Cross Standard First Aid (16hr) Certification
- Our Winning Leadership Styles (O.W.L.S)
- Expedition Behaviour and Conflict Avoidance>Mitigation>Resolution
Course fees include all of the above certifications and training. Registration ($30) with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is not included, nor is it required, but strongly encouraged for the benefits it offers participants.
Scholarships and bursaries available.
Contact us today for more information.
Have a great day!