Certified Supervisor for Outdoor Environments

Course Description

Participants explore the roles and responsibilities of outdoor supervision for keeping children safe and active. This course is designed to train participants on supervision practices. 

Participants will learned about the legal and moral responsibilities of keeping children safe. There is an emphasis on preparation procedures, how to check and anticipate dangers in outdoor environments, and learning best practices for active monitoring and emergency procedures. 

Target Audience

Individual that work with children and youth on a regular basis; such as Child Development Teachers and Staff, Elementary Teachers and Staff, Park and Recreation Programmers, Directors, and Adminitrators. 

Course Requirements

This course is 6 clock hours of training. Completely self-paced, participants will be asked to read and review content and pass a final exam covering the material. There is a written supervision assignments done throughout the course.

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2018-19 Course Dates

August 27-September 21, 2018

September 24-October 19, 2018

October 22-November 16, 2018

January 21-February 15, 2019

February 18-March 15, 2019

March 25-April 19, 2019

April 22-May 17, 2019

May 20-June 14, 2019

July 29-August 23, 2019

August 26-September 20, 2019

September 23-October 18, 2019

October 21-November 15, 2019

January 21-February 14, 2020


Additional class sessions may be added for large groups (10+) interested in completing the training program should the scheduled dates not meet the need.  Please contact NPPS for more information.