Our program employs more than 60 staff each summer. Staff are hired for their exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience and certification in the outdoor field. All staff require a CPIC as part of the employment process and must be at least 18 years of age.
All co-ed trips will have a minimum of one male and one female staff. (Female only trips (GAP) will have a minimum of two female staff.) A senior supervisor will be "on call", at all times throughout the summer, available to lend support and facilitate communication should the need arise. There will be a minimum ratio of staff to students based on the remoteness of the trip, the age/experience of the students and group size regulations for the various parks used in our programming. They are as follows:
The following are the required minimum skill certifications for each staff tripping pair:
In addition to the above certifications, many of the staff will have additional certifications such as:
The following is a list of resources that our staff have available to them during their trip.