AMC-SEM Chapter


Please take advantage of our education programs.

Leadership Training

This training, usually held each Spring, teaches you the skills you need to lead trips for the club. Saturday, we provide the training you need to begin leading SEM activities. On Sunday we provide optional expanded leadership training. 

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

This course, usually held in Spring and Fall, teaches you the skills necessary to treat medical issues common to wilderness settings such as trauma, musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, animal and insect bites, as well as a variety of other topics. Our hybrid version begins with online study followed by one day of on-site training and our in-person version is a weekend of on-site training.  Either allow you to get your WFA certification. 

Map & Compass

This weekend workshop held in early Summer teaches you Map and Compass skills. On Saturday you’ll learn to read a topographical map and how to use a compass. In the afternoon we will go on a directed hike and bushwhack. On Sunday groups plan their own route to find flags both on and off trail whose location is shown on a topographical map. Students use terrain features such as valleys, brooks, and hills as well as their compass to find each flag. 

We also hold classes and lectures on nature-related subjects.

For AMC Club-wide training, go to the Center for Outdoor Learning and Leadership.


Education Chair
Education Vice Chair


Leadership Training
Wilderness First Aid
Map & Compass

Winter Hiking Workshop


2021 Winter Scavenger Hunt

2021 Spring Scavenger Hunt

2021 Winter Hiking Workshop
* available via HQ Vimeo

2020 Winter Hiking Workshop
* available via Facebook
* available via HQ Vimeo


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