Orientation (2008)


2/27 Pool session: Need at least FIVE instructors

By 6:00 PM, Bring 2 rafts, paddles, pumps, throw bags, PFDs and wet suits

6:30 Name game _

6:45 Dinner – any vegetarians?

7:15 Introduction and welcome to ICO  

7:20 Distribute laminated cards, manuals, books, PFDs and wet suits to trainees. 

7:40 Distribute Forms: Volunteer, Release, Medical, Trainer evaluation

7:45 Inflate rafts

7:45 Demo Safety Talk

8:00 Group 1 – Throw bag instruction and practice,

8:00 Group 2 – Flat water training (2 people)

8:30 Groups switch

9:00 Flip demo and drills   

9:15 Boat rolling demo

9:20 Change into street clothes

9:30 Carry equipment to truck

 

3/5 Classroom UHS Tang Center,2222 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA, (510) 642-2000

 

Bring: ropes, sticks and rocks

6:30 Dinner

7:00 Name Game

7:10 Written test on readings

7:20 Trip finances & scholarship requests

7:30 River Physics & Boat Maneuvering 

8:00 Hypothermia Talk

8:15 Policy & commitment talk

8:30 Personal Equipment Talk

9:00 Personal Gear Management on a trip

9:15 Pre-trip, weekend #1

 
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