CBEEN is pleased to host workshops, as well as support our members in hosting professional development workshops in their communities. Here are some upcoming opportunities:

Interpreter & Group Management Certification Courses

June 25-28, Revelstoke

Apprentice Interpreter Course
Dates: June 25 & 26
Cost: $435. Includes a 1 year membership with the IGA, course materials and test. What you’ll learn: The natural and cultural history of the region, national park management, and how to be an effective park interpreter. Instructor: Ward Cameron – IGA Master Interpreter <p>

Group Management Course
Dates: June 27 & 28
Cost: $275
What you’ll learn: How to to safely guide people on trails throughout the area, including proper pacing, risk management, trip preparation and other essential guiding techniques.
Instructor: Dave Holder – IGA Master Interpretive Hiking Guide

TO REGISTER: Contact 1-866-929-3539 or info@flexpeditions.com for more information or to register.

CBEEN is supporting one of our members in hosting these courses through our Workshop Bursary Program. CBEEN members will receive a discount.

Poster (small)

Interpreter Course

November 3-4, Kimberley

Apprentice Interpreter Course

Cost: TBA

CBEEN is hosting this certification course as part of our Fall Gathering. This is suitable for all guides, interpreters and teachers wishing to gain a greater understanding of our local environment, and tools to engage and manage groups outdoors.

Includes a 1-year registration with the Interpretive Guides Association, course materials and a test. What you’ll learn: The natural and cultural history of the local region, interpretive tools & techniques. There will also be an interpretive prop making workshop (optional).

Please note: If you have done the Outdoor Council of Canada’s Group Management Course (CBEEN offered this last year) this is transferable to your Interpretive Guides Association Certification for Group Management.

CBEEN workshops - Interpretative Guides Association