FREE:-Being Prepared-101 - Thu, Nov 17 2011

FREE:-Being Prepared-101 (11/17/2011)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Learn
Event Location:MEC-830-10th Ave SW
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Nov 17 2011  6:25 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Nov 13 2011 8:50:00 PM
Event Duration:~1:15 minutes
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Sylvia(1) A.
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:50
Minimum Group Size:50
Number Registered So Far: 34 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

The COC Training Program

The objectives of the Calgary Outdoor Training Program in 2011 are to:
a) provide educational sessions to members
b) raise awareness about different aspects of the outdoors
c) increase the members' safety while enjoying their activities in the mountains
d) provide everyone the opportunity to ask pertinent questions

Enjoying your mountain adventure isn't just about picking the perfect place, it's about preparing yourself with skills and education.

MEC has therefore kindly offered to give us a customized presentation on the following:

-The basics of a GPS unit in conjuction with mapping
a:How to use UTM?
b:How to mark a waypoint at a trailhead and other key junctions on the trail.
c:Other basic information.

-SPOT:the pros/cons.

-Satellite phone: pros/cons.

This presentation will take place upstairs in the the Kids section where the Product Team room is located.No DROP-IN'S or GUESTS allowed. You must be registered.

MEC is putting this presentation on for COC members only-not for the general public

PLEASE ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT ATTENDING. Unreasonable last minute cancellations(3 hours or less prior to event(3:25pm or less)) and no shows preventing others from attending the event will be recorded. Thank you for your consideration for other COC members.

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Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
*Note: Please do not cancel at the last minute. (: