Annual Conference for Trainers_Roanoke_9/21/19

Annual Conference for Trainers_Roanoke_9/21/19
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9/18/2019 11:55 PM
5488 Yellow Mountain Road
Roanoke, VA 24014, US
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Annual Conference of Trainers (ACT)

Annual Conference of Trainers (ACT) is a time to provide updates, procedures, and workshops for continued education for new and experienced council trainers. Come have fun while you fine tune training skills and knowledge. Council trainers are required to attend ACT every other year to maintain their trainer status as an experienced or master trainer. Register now to attend this year’s conference!


Attendance Parameters: Participants may attend as individuals.

Who: Adults (Council Trainers)

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Icimani Adventure Center

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

Meeting Room: Program meeting room & gym

Who: Adults, Council Trainers


Min/Max: 5/75


Registration Opens: 8/20/2019

Registration Closes: 9/18/2019


Fee: Free

Min/Max: 5/75

What to bring: Participants should bring the following:  

  • a pen or pencil and notebook
  • Snacks to share
  • A reusable water bottle or favorite mug
  • Laptop, if you have one. We will show you how to access the Volunteer Toolkit and new online trainings.
  • ​Wear/bring shoes appropriate for hiker training 

Lodging: Free Friday night lodging at Icimani provided for trainers from out of town and for those who don't mind sleeping in the gym. Mattress pads are provided or you can bring your own air mattress or cot. Please indicate whether you need lodging during registration.

Meals: A light continental breakfast with hot tea and coffee will be provided Saturday morning. Lunch from Panera will also be provided. Participants should provide their lunch preference during registration.

Health Form: We will ask a few health-related questions during registration to be sure we know allergies, medications and any special accommodations. However, each participant is to upload a copy of their health form here!

Apprentice for Event Planning: We are offering GS 106 Event Planning session on Friday, September 20th at Icimani for new trainers who want to apprentice for this training. You must register here to attend this training! This training will also be open to other volunteers that need the training.

Participation questions? Please contact: Jodi Brodkin by emailing or calling 540-661-0471.

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Cancellation Policy
GSVSC 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.