Wednesday, December 9, 2015

2015-2016 NSP Certified - Western Region

The 2015-2016 Certified Program in the Western Region will kick off at the Region STW on 12/19 at Spirit Mountain! The deadline for anyone interested in beginning the journey is January 1, 2016. The application can be found on the Central Division website under the Certified Program information. 

The basic minimum requirements are:
  • 21 years old +
  • NSP member for 5 years or more
  • NSP Senior certification
  • Have held a leadership position such as IOR, IT, OEC Instructor, Patrol leadership, Region leadership, etc.
  • And a desire to work hard and train hard!

The 2016 Qualification clinic will be held at Lutsen Mountains on January 9, 2016. Qualifying consists of strong skiing/riding skills and strong toboggan handling skills as observed/evaluated by the Region Certified Staff. Training for other modules will be supported utilizing experts throughout the Region prior to the final evaluation in February 2016. This is a self-driven training program and a journey unlike any other in the NSP. 

If you are interested in learning more about the Certified Program in the NSP-C Western Region, please contact Kerstin Hammarberg at or check the Western Region website at HERE