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Outdoor Explorer Series (Leadership Course): Equipment Management

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Leaders: Dan Dunne
Kate Thickens
Emily Paulsen

Event Information


Are you new in your Hoofer Leadership role?

Looking for some more clarity on how to buy or sell gear for your club?

Not sure where to start or how to get those monies?

Maximize your potential as a club leader and minimize your stress >>> COME TO THIS TRAINING!


This version of the Outdoor Explorer Series is specifically geared toward new Hoofer club leaders who are hoping to gain knowledge on the four areas of expertise that will make their lives as trip leaders much easier. These four areas are:   

Planning Events & Travel
Intro to RecHub
Equipment Management
Budgeting, Fundraising, & Foundation Accounts

*** All classes will be in Mendota Lodge ***


This course will focus on Equipment Management. The learning outcomes for this course are:

  • The background of various Hoofer club’s equipment needs/uses 
  • Understanding the process/lifecycle of Hoofer gear:
    • Research 
    • How to buy equipment
    • Registering your equipment with the club/university
    • Maintaining your equipment
    • Selling or retiring old equipment
  • Equipment management pro tips
  • Where to go for questions (, Senior club members, VP trips, Advisors)  
  • Next steps in your Hoofer Leadership development?

Have any questions or special requests for content to be covered in this training? Please contact Dan

We hope to see you there!

Event Type
Educational Event (passive learning, no rating)
Cancellation, Reschedule, and Refund Information
In the event that the course is cancelled by Outdoor UW, full refunds will be issued. Refunds will not be issued if participants cancel within 24 hours of event.
Equipment/ Gear Required by Participant
Please dress for the weather for any course that has an outdoor portion indicated in the description. All technical gear will be provided.
Food and Equipment Information

Registration Count

Registration Type Registrations Remaining
All Participants 9 51