A.T. Vista: Excursion Host

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APPALACHIAN TRAIL CONSERVANCY

Lead recreational outings for the 2022 A.T. Vista which is to take place at SUNY New Paltz on Aug. 5-8, 2022. A.T. Vista is a biennial gathering for people interested in enjoying and learning about the Appalachian Trail and all things outdoors!

Register TODAY to begin helping by clicking on the 'Register' button at the bottom of this page and filling out the following form.

General Description:

Be a host or hostess for an excursion in the Metro NY Area. From a list of excursion being offered, chose one that you can escort to the site, manage the finances for that excursion, and be responsible for getting folks to and from the site.

Objective:

Escort a group to and from a destination such as an historic site, performance, museum or public open space.

Skills:

  • Orient and lead a group of people on the excursion so that the group remains coordinated as planned.
  • Handle logistics of car pools, public transportation, entrance and departure from site

Specific Tasks:

  • Scout transportation route for your assigned excursion.
  • Check in at Excursions desk at beginning of conference or at departure are on day of hike
  • Pick up participant, directions with map, and first aid kit 20 minutes before departure
  • Meet hikers at the excursion departure area 15 minutes before departure
  • Assess participants as to their ability to attend your excursion
  • Have participants sign in and and sign out
  • Instruct participants about driviing directions, car pooling, public transportation
  • Return paper work and first aid kit to excursion desk or assign someone to do it

Benefits:

  • Visit a place you love or want to visit and share its special character with others
  • Meet and interact with folks from outside the region

Coordinates with:

  • Committee Chair
  • Committee members

Time Line:

Three months prior to conference sign up to lead an excursion

Arrive on site to check-in on day of scheduled excursion

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About APPALACHIAN TRAIL CONSERVANCY

Location:

PO BOX 807, HARPERS FERRY, WV 25425, US

Mission Statement

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail - ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.

Description

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s vision is to connect the human spirit with nature - preserving the delicate majesty of the Trail as a haven for all to enjoy.

We are committed to nurture and protect this sacred space through education and inspiration. We strive to create an ever-expanding community of doers and dreamers, and work to ensure that tomorrow’s generations will experience the same mesmerizing beauty we behold today.

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WHEN

Fri Aug 05, 2022 - Mon Aug 08, 2022

WHERE

1 Hawk DrNew Paltz, NY 12561

(41.74162,-74.08073)
 

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