COPE & Climbing Program Manager Certification

This is a National Camping School COPE & Climbing Program Manager Course designed for those who will provide program management for council COPE and/or climbing programs. This course includes program safety, risk management, incident management and reporting, budgeting and finance, outdoor program structure and function, COPE and Climbing program operations and management, marketing, staff development and training, and course planning, design, and maintenance. The course includes many opportunities for sharing best practices in COPE and Climbing programs and an opportunity to participate in construction and/or maintenance of elements on the Philmont COPE courses. Requirements: Participants must be in good physical condition and current in their training as a COPE or Climbing Director or Level II Instructor. BSA Annual Health and Medical Record – parts A, B, and C are required. This course will include evening sessions, so participants will have limited time with family members.


Week 11: September 16-22


About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.