www.brown.edu/bolt/leaders/moreinfo.edu

Leader Forms and Information

Required for participation as a Leader, or Mentor

Position Descriptions

  1. Leaders
  2. Managers (summer and academic year)
  3. Basecamp Coordinator aka Captain
  4. Basecamp Volunteer Description

 

Forms -- completed in the week prior to first training for leaders

  1. Leader Intro Meeting Form
  2. Medical Form
  3. Supplemental Med Form (updates completed just before Trips)
  4. Release and Waiver Form
  5. Policy Acknowledgement Form

 

Certification Course Provider for BOLT -- see leader training calendar for more specific info

  1. SOLO (Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities) - Wilderness Medicine, Outdoor Leadership and Rescue School. Located in Conway, NH. Certify BOLT leaders in American Red Cross Heartsaver plus CPR, Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder.

 

Pre-sites

  • Leaders are required to complete a “pre-site trip” between their last final and no later than early August to support our risk management efforts and accreditation standards related to leader experience with the route and the terrain.   

  1. Pre-site Information
  2. Pre-site Planning
  3. Pre-site Timeline
  4. Gear List - August Trip
  5. Leader Use of BOLT Gear Policy

 

Training Trip Preparation

  1. Cold Weather Camping Tips
  2. Gear List - Training Trip

 

Training Related Evaluations

A- Pre Training Trip

  1. Leader Self-Eval [pdf] [word]
  2. Home Group Leader Eval [pdf] [word]

B- Post Training Trip

  1. Leader Self-Eval - post Training Trip
  2. TT Mentor Eval for Leaders -post TT

 

Training Materials

  1. Leader Handbook 2014
  2. Leave No Trace (LNT) - All BOLT leaders receive LNT training

 

Trip Facilitation Related Materials and Readings

  1. Gear List - August Trip
  2. BOLTer Curriculm
  3. Ways to Address Leadership Topics on a BOLT Trip
  4. Unpacking Leadership
  5. The Leadership Compass (NSEW) Handout
  6. Expedition Behavior - The Finer Points by Howard Tomb
  7. I Can Sleep Through a Storm by an author unknown

 

For Volunteer Drivers

    1. Driver History and Vehicle Form (required of all drivers for BOLT Trips and Retreats)
    2. Transportation Policy (BOLT Drivers sign up for approval to drive rental vans. Also print a copy of the University's policies, please, for your review and to place in your vehicle.)
    3. Driver Review - for driving rental vans

 

  ben and lee