SheJumps, NWAC and BCE Youth Avalanche Awareness Class
Join SheJumps for our first Youth Northwest Avalanche Center – AIARE Avalanche Awareness Class at Backcountry Essentials! We will have FREE pizza from Fairhaven Pizza and prizes for the kiddos (girls and boys)! Parents – you are welcome to come (one per kid due to space, please) but please leave the seating in the front for the kids and BCE will have adult beverages for sale. Please arrive on time as this is a school night and there’s a lot to cover! Pizza at 6:30, program starts at 7pm.
You MUST register your kid through the evenbrite link below! And please only register for the kid, not adult as we are trying to keep as many seats open for the kids. Thanks!
This NWAC – AIARE Avalanche Awareness Program is 50 minutes in length. The class targets youth backcountry travelers and introduces the recognition of avalanche danger and how to reduce the risk. It is aimed at skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers and snowmobilers age 12 – 18. The youth learning outcomes are to learn to access local avalanche bulletins and weather reports, recognize basic signs of avalanche danger, learn to avoid danger and to understand the need for companion rescue techniques and equipment.
The course utilizes interactive presentation materials and local case histories and encourages questions from the audience. Participants that are more than casual users of the backcountry are encouraged to take a multiple day avalanche course.
You can register HERE.
EVENT CONTACT: McKenzie Temple, email@example.com
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