The purpose of the Leadership Development Committee is to promote and facilitate the delivery of leadership related training to ACC members across Canada through the Alpine Club of Canada.
Leadership Development Committee members:
Frank Spears, Committee Chair – Prince George Section
Nick Buda, Committee Co-Chair – Thunder Bay Section
Jeff Dmytrowich, Saskatchewan Section Chair– Saskatchewan Section
Chris Petrauskas, Programs Director – National Office
Frank Spears, Committee Chair
The North Face Leadership Program
Twice annually (winter and summer), the ACC, with generous assistance from The North Face, runs leadership courses exclusively for our volunteer activity organizers from our local sections across the country.
Offered in the mountains, these courses enhance leadership and decision making skills that are applicable to ACC activities across Canada. More information about the Leadership Program is available here.
ACC Technical Training Development Program
Top Rope Rock Climbing Leader Module
Instructor Agenda http://acc.uberflip.com/i/815346-instructor-agenda-top-rope
Winter Backcountry Leader Module
Under development with delivery anticipated summer 2017
Summer Mountaineering Leader Module
Under development with delivery anticipated fall 2017
The Leadership Development Committee selects individuals for awarding the following financial grants.
Karl Nagy Memorial Scholarship
Developing skills in the next generation of guides and Club Leaders
More information about the Karl Nagy Memorial Scholarship can be found here
Jim Colpitts Memorial Scholarship
Facilitating learning experiences that change lives
More information about the Jim Colpitts Memorial Scholarship can be found here
ACC Section Developed Leader Resources
Trip Leader Manual
Trip Leader Manual
Trip Leader Guidelines
Trip and Leader Handbook
Trip Coordinators’ Handbook