Do you want to join the team as an “active” member?
Are you looking to expand your knowledge, comfort or skills in the wilderness?
Do you want training and certification as an outdoor professional?
Are you interested in discounts for classes, equipment and gear rental?
Did you answer yes to any of the question? If you did, then consider becoming a Guild Member of the team. Guild Members are the core of the team. Membership offers you a variety of benefits. Public members have limited access to team activities, but the Guild Member has full access to the team’s activity and information. Guild members are the first step to becoming a Professional Member or getting Certified as an Expedition Leader.
Guildies will experience much more activity and are welcomed for participation as staff and instructors where appropriate. Guild members are also involved in our unique and very effective Leadership Development Model. This model develops Expedition Leaders and is very effective in developing leaders for the public and private sectors.
Guild Member Benefits:
-Are given priority and guaranteed seating for all courses (even if course is full)
-Are informed of upcoming events and are able to sign up before the public
-Help to support the team’s mission and help the team grow
-Invited to Member only events like training events, bike rides, hikes, etc.
-Access to the online member’s area to view activities, missions and events
-Kept informed on team news through the online members area
-Are eligible to participate in working, special and closed expeditions
-Are encouraged to participate in classes and teams as staff or as instructors
-Are given discounts on all classes and events
-Can take our online classes for free
– Enrolled in the School of Expeditionary Sciences
-Track certifications, qualifications and records in the online area
-Fortune Bay Swag – stickers, patches, etc.
-Participation in meetings, planning, and administration
-Much more Guild Members are the team.
They are involved and apart of a great group of people who share their experience and skill. As a Guild Member, you become part of the “We” at Fortune Bay. We Are, We Do, We Go Farther!
Guild membership is $40 per year (in 2016). Interested individuals are encouraged to apply. We do not accept everyone who applies, but those who have a desire to learn and have some experience with our mission activities (outdoor recreation, leadership, kayaking, hiking, climbing, etc) are best suited for membership. Don’t worry if you think you might not have enough experience or skill, those with a strong desire to participate and become involved are prime candidates. Not everyone will fit in, but most do.