High & Low Ropes Course Safety & Rescue Training


Wed, 06/10/2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

with Signature Research Inc. and Patrick Talbot, TOF Ropes Course Manager

This Training is meant to develop skills and safety awareness applicable to any ropes course.  All participants will carry away a certificate of completion that can be used in your resume and documentation.  The Safety & Rescue Certification is specifically for The Ojai Foundation's Adventure Course.

Fee: $125

7:30 MORNING STRETCH and Ceremonial Dance of Intention (optional)
Pot Luck Breakfast (Optional)

9:00 CHECK IN COUNCIL followed by discussion on Ropes Course Certification Process and Manual, Forms, and TOF’s Safety Procedures.

10:00 ROPES COURSE, HIGH AND LOW ELEMENTS.  Introduction and demonstration of gear, knots, and props for on and off-site programs.

Walk through and set up of course starting with the low elements including activity goals, safety concerns of each element/activity, safe spotting procedures and commands, and facilitation and processing techniques (front-loading and debriefing).


1:00 HIGH ELEMENTS set up, equipment care and use, knots, belaying, and rescue techniques.– team review and run through

4:30  DEBRIEF OF DAY  :  Self- Assessments and “Next Steps”
Evaluations, Acknowledgements and Appreciations

This Training day will develop on and augment what is covered in the June 9 training, Foundations of Experience-Based Adventure Learning.
Click here to register for the Foundations Workshop.