COPE Advanced Facilitation

This is an advanced course designed to deepen the skills and knowledge received at National Camping School COPE Director courses. The course will provide opportunities to learn and practice techniques facilitating and processing initiative games and low course activities, as well as applications for team development on the high course. Options to facilitate participants with physical challenges using universal access techniques will also be explored. In addition, participants will be introduced to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) lessons that provide insights into how zip lines work, the physics of falling, mechanical advantage, vectors, and others. Successful completion of this course will also provide renewal of COPE Director Certification. Requirements: Current certification as a COPE Director or Level II Instructor. Participants must be in good physical condition. BSA Annual Health and Medical Record – parts A, B, and C are required.



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.