TVOP Volunteer Training


Thursday, May 23 -Monday, May 27, 2019


Meet: High 5 Adventure Learning, Brattleboro, VT
130 Austine Drive # 170, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Lodging/Transportation Information:


Bradley International Airport (BDL) 1 hour 20 minutes from Brattleboro
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) 1 hour 45 minutes from Brattleboro
Boston Logan Airport (BOS) 2 hours 15 minutes from Brattleboro

We will do our best to match anyone flying into similar airports/and or with local New England folks that would be willing to pick people up from the airport.


We’ll be using High 5 Adventure Learning Camp-Style Cabins

  • Showers (3 showers for 30 people/please be mindful)

  • Flush Toilets

  • Mattresses provided

  • Electrical Outlets in cabins

  • No wifi/spotty service


All meals provided. We will do our best to accommodate your dietary restrictions/allergies. All meals will have a gluten free/vegetarian/vegan option available. If you are concerned about food, please email us ( to make a plan.

forms & Packing List

Packing List (click here) Please check weather report before arriving
TVOP Health Form (Click Here)
TVOP Wavier (Click Here)

Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 23
5-6pm: Arrival
7pm: Dinner
8pm: Games

Friday, May 24
7am: Breakfast
8am: Wilderness First Aid Day 1
12:15-1:15pm: Lunch
5:15pm: Free Time
6pm: Dinner
7pm: Games/relaxing/Free Time

Saturday, May 25
7am: Breakfast
8am: Wilderness First Aid Day 2
12:15-1:15pm: Lunch
4pm: Free Time
4-6pm: Arrivals for TVOP Volunteer Training
7pm: Dinner

Sunday, May 26
7am: Breakfast
8am-12pm: Intro to TVOP Hikes; TVOP Mission; Planning Tips; Emergency Protocols
12-1pm: Lunch
1-5pm: TVOP Hike! Packing, Group Dynamics, Basic Map Skills
6pm: Free Time
7pm: Dinner
8pm: Free Time/Games

Monday, May 27

7am: Breakfast
8-11am: Embodied Equity Play: A Conversation of Personal Self Activism by René Goddess Johnson (click here for bio and more info on René’s work)
11am: Pack up cabins
12-1pm: Lunch
1pm-2:30: First Aid Kits/Expectations/Ambassadors of TVOP
2:3o: Closing Circle
3pm: Training Ends