On Sun. Dec. 3, participants from towns all over the region including Cluculz Lake, Fort St. James, Fraser Lake and Burns Lake who attended a BC AdventureSmart training workshop in Vanderhoof.
The AdventureSmart Presenter training workshops were for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer presenter in the North. The workshops were also open to those just interested in outdoor recreation safety, personal preparedness and creative public education.
As a result of this weekend training we now have 20 new #AdventureSmart presenters across the interior, how exciting!
The facilitators, Kate and Joel, then dedicated two full week days to visit the local high school and elementary schools to give presentions sharing outdoor adventure safety tips to increase awareness and offer public education to reduce the number and severity of search and rescue incidents in the province.
“We have 20 new #AdventureSmart presenters across the interior, how exciting! Thanks to our member Chris for organizing the event, and to Kate and Joel for the presentation,” says Chris Mashumanski, NVSAR.
Kate and Joel will be presenting to the students at EDS, WL McLeod and NVSS Monday and Tuesday, ask your student what they learned about outdoor safety.