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TKO Leadership Summit

February 28 at 5:00 pm - March 1 at 3:00 pm


This 2.5-day event is an inagural TKO Leadership Summit, open to folks who are:

  • Current Crew Leaders – CLs/ACLs and;
  • TKO Board and advisory members and;
  • Other local community volunteers, Agency staff and partners who are interested in learning our leadership structure – if you’re wondering if this is right for you, please email natalie.ferraro@trailkeepersoforegon.org to start the conversation.

This event features sessions on:

  • TKO’s leadership culture about safety, inclusiveness and the quality of stewardship for the volunteer experience and the trails we tend to.
  • In depth strategic planning and annual work plans for current and future trail stewardship/advocacy initiatives.
  • Leadership awareness training to grow our organization.

Your registration includes:

  • Two days of leadership training from TKO leaders, staff and partners.
  • Friday dinner, Saturday 3 squares and Sunday breakfast/lunch – specific dietary options can be selected during registration
  • Lodging – you have the option of 1.) bunking in a shared room in the main lodge (bring your own bedding), 2.) commuting to the training or 3.) grabbing lodging near by at your own cost.

What to bring:

  • Sturdy boots – please bring sturdy boots that will protect your toes from sharp tools. For safety reasons, we cannot allow tennis shoes, sandals etc. during the trail work sessions.
  • Long sleeved shirt and work pants – wear what you won’t mind getting dirty in
  • Rain gear and warm layers – it will be February on the coast, please come prepared for all weather.
  • Work gloves – we will have loaner pairs available
  • Water bottle – 2L minimum highly recommended
  • Travel mug – help us keep our waste low!
  • Daypack – for carrying all of the above
  • Towel and personal toiletries – there are showers at camp, yay!
  • Non-work clothes and a change of shoes – for the non-trail work times.
  • Pillow and a sleeping bag – if staying in the bunk rooms

This Summit is designed to be both class and on-trail experiences. Please come prepared to participate in thoughtful and challenging discussions, learn new leadership skills, and, of course, do some trail work!

This event is generously funded by a grant from the REI Co-op. Thanks REI!


February 28 at 5:00 pm
March 1 at 3:00 pm
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Camp Magruder
17450 Old Pacific Highway
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136 United States
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