GS 301A Outdoor Education In-Person Planning Session @ Icimani_3-3-19

GS 301A Outdoor Education In-Person Planning Session @ Icimani_3-3-19
Registration Begins
Last Day To Register
3/1/2019 11:55 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate cannot be after 3/3/2001
5488 Yellow Mountain Road
Roanoke, VA 24014, US
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GS 301a Outdoor Education Planning Session


GS 301a Outdoor Education Planning Session is part A of the GSVSC Outdoor Education course. The GSVSC Outdoor Education course teaches volunteers how to progress their troop’s or group’s activities into the outdoors and develop skills to be used and taught to girls, ensuring a positive, fun, and safe outdoor experience. Both GS 301a and GS 301b trainings are required before troops or groups cook outdoors, campout, and adventure out which includes: packing gear, platform/tent camping, campfires, menu planning and cooking meals outdoors over a campfire, portable stove or grill for any daytime or overnight outdoor camping activity.


Date: Sunday, March 3, 2019

Training Start Time: 2:00 p.m.

Training End Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Icimani Adventure Center

Address: (Icimani) 5488 Yellow Mountain Road, Roanoke VA 24014

Meeting Room: Icimani Community Room

Training Fee: Free

Min/Max: 6/22

Registration Opens: 01/21/2019

Registration Closes: 03-01-2019


Participants are: Adults

Participation Level: Participants may attend as individuals only.


To be Outdoor Education trained, volunteers must complete the entire GSVSC Outdoor Education course to include:

  • GS 301a Outdoor Education Planning Session (online or in-person)
  • Online group meal planning assignment using Google Docs (by email invitation from lead trainer)
  • Homework assignments provided by lead trainer (complete and return to your lead trainer via email)
  • GS 301b Outdoor Education Overnight Session weekend camping trip

After the registration close date of the GS 301b Overnight Session training, council will confirm all participants completed the prerequisite GS 301a Planning Session online or in person. Once confirmation has been received, each participant will be divided into patrols and receive emailed instructions regarding next steps from the lead trainer. These instructions will include patrol and homework assignments as well as link to the online group meal planning Google Doc.

Click here for additional information regarding GS 301b Outdoor Overnight Session expectations, resources, assignments, packing list and needed equipment.

Please be sure to also register for a GS 301b Overnight Session as there are limited spaces available.

Participant Questions? Please contact Sandra Dunbar at (540) 890-3547 or email

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Cancellation Policy
P13 Program Refund Policy: Requested refunds are up to the discretion of the council (GSVSC staff) based on individual circumstances. Refunds will not be issued less than 30 days prior to the date of the program, event, camp or training, and will not include any processing fees or unrecoverable program expenses incurred by the organizer(s). Refunds will not be issued for fewer than $5; after applicable refund processing fees. Trips will have their own individual refund policies.